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Definition of Clip


  1. To embrace, hence; to encompass.
  2. To cut off; as with shears or scissors; as, to clip the hair; to clip coin.
  3. To curtail; to cut short.
  4. To move swiftly; -- usually with indefinite it.
  5. An embrace.
  6. A cutting; a shearing.
  7. The product of a single shearing of sheep; a season's crop of wool.
  8. A clasp or holder for letters, papers, etc.
  9. An embracing strap for holding parts together; the iron strap, with loop, at the ends of a whiffletree.
  10. A projecting flange on the upper edge of a horseshoe, turned up so as to embrace the lower part of the hoof; -- called also toe clip and beak.
  11. A blow or stroke with the hand; as, he hit him a clip.
  12. A part, attachment, or appendage, for seizing, clasping, or holding, an object, as a cable, etc.
  13. A gaff or hook for landing the fish, as in salmon fishing.
  14. A rapid gait.

Clip Quotations

The successful business executive can handle challenges and solve problems at a remarkable clip.
Zig Ziglar

I think it would be cool if you were writing a ransom note on your computer, if the paper clip popped up and said, 'Looks like you're writing a ransom note. Need help? You should use more forceful language, you'll get more money.'
Demetri Martin

Quentin Tarantino is a hip-hop artist. I told him, 'You're hip-hop!' You keep seeing surprises, and a clip here and there, because Quentin is hip-hop. A hip-hop artist will drop a single, leak something over here, and drop something over there 'cause he knows it's hot. He's on the spot with the way he does things.
Jamie Foxx

I'm not sure Kinsey has changed in these first twelve books. I think the reader learns more about her, but from Kinsey's perspective, only three years have passed while the rest of us have been getting older at a much faster clip.
Sue Grafton

After several trillion dollars of stimulation by the Obama Administration and the Fed, one might think the economy would be chugging along at a pretty good clip. But, it just isn't so, and the light at the end of the tunnel is pretty dim. Just ask a small business owner.
Bob Beauprez
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Clip Translations

clip in Afrikaans is sny
clip in Danish is klippe
clip in Dutch is knippen, scheren, snoeien
clip in Finnish is leikata
clip in German is anklammern
clip in Latin is lift tondeo totonsi tonsum
clip in Norwegian is klippe
clip in Portuguese is grampo
clip in Spanish is cortar, grapa
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