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Meaning of CLIP

Pronunciation:  klip

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a sharp slanting blow; "he gave me a clip on the ear"
  2. [n]  the act of clipping or snipping
  3. [n]  a metal frame or container holding cartridges; can be inserted into an automatic gun
  4. [n]  any of various small fasteners used to hold loose articles together
  5. [n]  an article of jewelry that can be clipped onto a hat or dress
  6. [n]  an instance or single occasion for some event; "this time he succeeded"; "he called four times"; "he could do ten at a clip"
  7. [v]  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"
  8. [v]  cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of"dress the plants in the garden"
  9. [v]  attach with a clip; "clip the papers together"
  10. [v]  sever or remove by pinching or snipping; "nip off the flowers"
  11. [v]  run at a moderately swift pace

CLIP is a 4 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: cartridge clip, cartridge holder, clipping, crop, curtail, cut back, cut short, dress, jog, lop, magazine, nip, nip off, prune, snip, snip, snip off, time, trim, trot
 Antonyms: unclip
 See Also: alligator clip, attach, bicycle clip, blow, bulldog clip, case, cut, cut, cutting, cutting off, disbud, example, fastener, fastening, fixing, gem clip, gun, hair slide, holdfast, instance, jewellery, jewelry, paper clip, paperclip, pinch, pincurl clip, poll, pollard, run, shear, shorten, supply chamber, thin out, top, trouser clip



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Clip\ (kl[i^]p), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Clipped} (kl[i^]pt);
    p. pr. & vb. n. {Clipping}.] [OE. cluppen, clippen, to
    embrace, AS. clyran to embrace, clasp; cf. OHG. kluft tongs,
    shears, Icel, kl[=y]pa to pinch, squeeze, also OE. clippen to
    cut, shear, Dan. klippe to clip, cut, SW. & Icel. klippa.]
    1. To embrace, hence; to encompass.
             O . . . that Neptune's arms, who clippeth thee
             about, Would bear thee from the knowledge of
             thyself.                              --Shak.
    2. To cut off; as with shears or scissors; as, to clip the
       hair; to clip coin.
             Sentenced to have his ears clipped.   --Macaulay.
    3. To curtail; to cut short.
             All my reports go with the modest truth; No more nor
             clipped, but so.                      --Shak.
             In London they clip their words after one manner
             about the court, another in the city, and a third in
             the suburbs.                          --Swift.
  2. \Clip\ (kl[i^]p), v. i.
    To move swiftly; -- usually with indefinite it.
          Straight flies as chek, and clips it down the wind.
  3. \Clip\, n.
    1. An embrace. --Sir P. Sidney.
    2. A cutting; a shearing.
    3. The product of a single shearing of sheep; a season's crop
       of wool.
    4. A clasp or holder for letters, papers, etc.
    5. An embracing strap for holding parts together; the iron
       strap, with loop, at the ends of a whiffletree. --Knight.
    6. (Far.) 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}. --Youatt.
    7. A blow or stroke with the hand; as, he hit him a clip.
       [Colloq. U. S.]
  4. \Clip\, n.
    1. (Mach.) A part, attachment, or appendage, for seizing,
       clasping, or holding, an object, as a cable, etc.
    2. (Angling) A gaff or hook for landing the fish, as in
       salmon fishing. [Scot. & Prov. Eng.]
    3. A rapid gait. ``A three-minute clip.'' --Kipling.
Computing Dictionary
  1. 1. compiler language for information processing.

    2. common lisp in parallel.

  2. A documentation extractor by Eric W. van Ammers that recognises a particular style of comments. This style can be adjusted to suit virtually any programming language and target documentation language. CLiP was designed to be compatible with hypertext systems.

    Version 2.1 runs on ms-dos, vax/vms and unix

Video Dictionary
 Definition: A continuous set of frames from a source tape or reel. Also called a scene or "take."
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