Associations to the word «Clip»


CLIP, verb. To grip tightly.
CLIP, verb. To fasten with a clip.
CLIP, verb. (archaic) To hug, embrace.
CLIP, verb. (slang) To collect signatures, generally with the use of a clipboard.
CLIP, noun. Something which clips or grasps; a device for attaching one object to another.
CLIP, noun. (slang) An unspecified but normally understood as rapid speed or pace.
CLIP, noun. (obsolete) An embrace.
CLIP, noun. A frame containing a number of bullets which is intended to be inserted into the magazine of a firearm to allow for rapid reloading.
CLIP, noun. A projecting flange on the upper edge of a horseshoe, turned up so as to embrace the lower part of the hoof; a toe clip or beak.
CLIP, noun. (fishing) (UK) (Scotland) A gaff or hook for landing the fish, as in salmon fishing.
CLIP, verb. To cut, especially with scissors or shears as opposed to a knife etc.
CLIP, verb. To curtail; to cut short.
CLIP, verb. (dialectal) (informal) To strike with the hand.
CLIP, verb. (American football) An illegal tackle: Throwing the body across the back of an opponent's leg or hitting him from the back below the waist while moving up from behind unless the opponent is a runner or the action is in close line play.
CLIP, verb. (signal processing) to cut off a signal level at a certain maximum value
CLIP, verb. (computer graphics) To discard (an occluded part of a model or scene) rather than waste resources on rendering it.
CLIP, noun. Something which has been clipped; a small portion of a larger whole, especially an excerpt of a larger work.
CLIP, noun. An act of clipping, such as a haircut.
CLIP, noun. The product of a single shearing of sheep; a season's crop of wool.
CLIP, noun. (uncountable) (Geordie) The condition of something, its state.
CLIP, noun. (informal) A blow with the hand.
CLIP ART, noun. (computing) A set of images, distributed as files with other software, that may be copied and pasted into documents or other files.
CLIP IT, verb. To move swiftly.
CLIP JOINT, noun. (informal) An establishment, usually a strip club or bar, in which customers are tricked into paying money only to receive poor goods or services or none at all.
CLIP JOINTS, noun. Plural of clip joint
CLIP STRIP, noun. A retail product display, so named because it is a length of material (either plastic or metal) with clips or hooks at regular intervals, upon which merchandise is hung.
CLIP STRIPS, noun. Plural of clip strip

Dictionary definition

CLIP, noun. A metal frame or container holding cartridges; can be inserted into an automatic gun.
CLIP, noun. An instance or single occasion for some event; "this time he succeeded"; "he called four times"; "he could do ten at a clip".
CLIP, noun. Any of various small fasteners used to hold loose articles together.
CLIP, noun. An article of jewelry that can be clipped onto a hat or dress.
CLIP, noun. The act of clipping or snipping.
CLIP, noun. A sharp slanting blow; "he gave me a clip on the ear".
CLIP, verb. Sever or remove by pinching or snipping; "nip off the flowers".
CLIP, verb. Run at a moderately swift pace.
CLIP, verb. Attach with a clip; "clip the papers together".
CLIP, verb. Cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; "dress the plants in the garden".
CLIP, verb. Terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent; "My speech was cut short"; "Personal freedom is curtailed in many countries".

Wise words

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