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Definition of Clip

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

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

Philosophy will clip an angel's wings.
John Keats

Appearance is something you should definitely consider when you're going out. Have your girlfriend clip your nails or something like that.
Usher

I try to do the right thing with money. Save a dollar here and there, clip some coupons. Buy ten gold chains instead of 20. Four summer homes instead of eight.
LL Cool J

Once, I had to clip a jacket back to take a picture, and after they were done I forgot to remove the clip until someone noticed.
Shay Mitchell
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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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