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Meaning of CLIPPING

Pronunciation:  'kliping

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of clipping or snipping
  2. [n]  cutting down to the desired size or shape
  3. [n]  an excerpt cut from a newspaper or magazine; "he searched through piles of letters and clippings"

CLIPPING is a 8 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: clip, cutting, newspaper clipping, press clipping, press cutting, snip, trim, trimming
 See Also: cut, cutting, cutting off, excerpt, extract, pruning, selection



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Clip"ping\, n.
1. The act of embracing. [Obs.]

2. The act of cutting off, curtailing, or diminishing; the
   practice of clipping the edges of coins.

         clipping by Englishmen is robbing the honest man who
         receives clipped money.               --Locke.

3. That which is clipped off or out of something; a piece
   separated by clipping; as, newspaper clippings.

Video Dictionary
 Definition: The electronic process of shearing off the peaks of either the white or black excursions of a video signal for limiting purposes. Sometimes, clipping is performed prior to modulation, and sometimes to limit the signal, so it will not exceed a predetermined level.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: abbreviation, ana, analects, anthology, apocope, aposiopesis, bit, butt, chip, chunk, clip, clippings, collectanea, collection, collop, contraction, crasis, crumb, cut, cutting, cuttings, dollop, elision, ellipsis, end, excerpta, excerpts, extracts, florilegium, flowers, fragment, fragments, gleanings, gob, gobbet, hunk, lump, miscellanea, miscellany, modicum, moiety, morsel, paring, particle, piece, pruning, rasher, scoop, scrap, shard, shaving, shiver, shortening, shred, slice, sliver, smithereen, snack, snatch, snip, snippet, splinter, stitch, stump, syncope, syneresis, tatter, truncation