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clip·per

 (klĭp′ər)
n.
1. One that cuts, shears, or clips.
2. often clippers An instrument or tool for cutting, clipping, or shearing: nail clippers.
3. Nautical A fast, square-rigged ship developed in the mid-19th century, having a sharp bow, tall masts, and a large sail area.
4. One that moves very fast.
5. Electronics See limiter.

clipper

(ˈklɪpə)
n
1. (Nautical Terms) any fast sailing ship
2. a person or thing that cuts or clips
3. something, such as a horse or sled, that moves quickly
4. (Electronics) electronics another word for limiter

clip•per

(ˈklɪp ər)

n.
1. a person or thing that clips or cuts.
2. Often, clippers. (often used with a pl. v.) a cutting tool, esp. shears: hedge clippers.
3. Usu., clippers. (usu. used with a pl. v.) a mechanical or electric tool for cutting hair, fingernails, or the like.
4. a swift sailing vessel, esp. a three-masted ship built in the U.S. c1845–70.
5. a person or thing that moves along swiftly.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.clipper - (electronics) a nonlinear electronic circuit whose output is limited in amplitude; used to limit the instantaneous amplitude of a waveform (to clip off the peaks of a waveform); "a limiter introduces amplitude distortion"
circuit, electric circuit, electrical circuit - an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow
electronics - the branch of physics that deals with the emission and effects of electrons and with the use of electronic devices
2.clipper - a fast sailing ship used in former timesclipper - a fast sailing ship used in former times
sailing ship, sailing vessel - a vessel that is powered by the wind; often having several masts
3.clipper - shears for cutting grass or shrubbery (often used in the plural)clipper - shears for cutting grass or shrubbery (often used in the plural)
shears - large scissors with strong blades
4.clipper - scissors for cutting hair or finger nails (often used in the plural)
pair of scissors, scissors - an edge tool having two crossed pivoting blades
Translations
سَفينَه شِراعِيَّه سَريعَهمِقراض
nůžkyplachetnice
klipper
nyírógép
klippurseglskip
clipper
hızlı yelkenlimakassürat teknesi

clipper

[ˈklɪpəʳ] N (Naut) → clíper m

clipper

[ˈklɪpər] n (= ship) → clipper m

clipper

n (Naut) → Klipper m; (Aviat) → Clipper m

clipper

[ˈklɪpəʳ] n (Naut) → clipper m inv

clip1

(klip) past tense past participle clipped verb
1. to cut (foliage, an animal's hair etc) with scissors or shears. The shepherd clipped the sheep; The hedge was clipped.
2. to strike sharply. She clipped him over the ear.
noun
1. an act of clipping.
2. a sharp blow. a clip on the ear.
3. a short piece of film. a video clip.
ˈclipper noun
1. (in plural) a tool for clipping. hedge-clippers; nail-clippers.
2. a type of fast sailing-ship.
ˈclipping noun
a thing clipped off or out of something, especially a newspaper. She collects clippings about the royal family.
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