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clip 1

 (klĭp)
v. clipped, clip·ping, clips
v.tr.
1. To cut, cut off, or cut out with or as if with shears: clip coupons; clipped three seconds off the record.
2. To make shorter by cutting; trim: clip a hedge.
3. To cut off the edge of: clip a coin.
4. To cut short; curtail.
5.
a. To shorten (a word or words) by leaving out letters or syllables.
b. To enunciate with clarity and precision: clip one's words.
6. Informal To hit with a sharp blow: clipped me under the eye.
7. Football To block (an opponent) illegally from the rear.
8. Sports To hit or kick (the ball) in a certain direction.
9. Slang To cheat, swindle, or rob.
v.intr.
1. To cut something.
2. Informal To move rapidly.
n.
1. The act of clipping.
2. Something clipped off, especially:
a. The wool shorn at one shearing, as of sheep.
b. A season's shearing.
3. A short extract from a movie or television program.
4. Informal A quick sharp blow: a clip on the ear.
5. Football An illegal block from the rear.
6. Informal A pace or rate: go at a fast clip.
7. A single occasion; a time: could write nine pages at a clip.
8. clips A pair of shears or clippers.

[Middle English clippen, from Old Norse klippa.]

clip 2

 (klĭp)
n.
1. Any of various devices for gripping or holding things together; a clasp or fastener.
2. A piece of jewelry that fastens with a clasp or clip; a brooch.
3. A cartridge clip.
tr.v. clipped, clip·ping, clips
1. To fasten with or as if with a clip; hold tightly.
2. Archaic To embrace or encompass.

[Middle English, hook, from clippen, to clasp, embrace, from Old English clyppan.]

clip

(klɪp)
vb (mainly tr) , clips, clipping or clipped
1. (also intr) to cut, snip, or trim with or as if with scissors or shears, esp in order to shorten or remove a part
2. Brit to punch (a hole) in something, esp a ticket
3. to curtail or cut short
4. (Film) to move a short section from (a film, etc)
5. (Linguistics) to shorten (a word)
6. (intr) to trot or move rapidly, esp over a long distance: a horse clipping along the road.
7. informal to strike with a sharp, often slanting, blow
8. slang to obtain (money) by deception or cheating
9. slang US to murder; execute
10. clip someone's wings
a. to restrict someone's freedom
b. to thwart someone's ambition
n
11. the act or process of clipping
12. something clipped off
13. an extract from a film, newspaper, etc
14. informal a sharp, often slanting, blow
15. informal speed: a rapid clip.
16. (Agriculture) Austral and NZ the total quantity of wool shorn, as in one place, season, etc
17. (Linguistics) another word for clipped form
[C12: from Old Norse klippa to cut; related to Low German klippen]
ˈclippable adj

clip

(klɪp)
n
1. any of various small implements used to hold loose articles together or to attach one article to another
2. (Jewellery) an article of jewellery that can be clipped onto a dress, hat, etc
4. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) short for paperclip, cartridge clip
5. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) the pointed flange on a horseshoe that secures it to the front part of the hoof
vb (tr) , clips, clipping or clipped
6. to hold together tightly, as with a clip
7. archaic or dialect to embrace
[Old English clyppan to embrace; related to Old Frisian kleppa, Lithuanian glebiu]

clip1

(klɪp)

v. clipped, clipped, clip•ping,
n. v.t.
1. to cut, or cut off or out, as with shears: to clip a rose from a bush.
2. to trim by cutting: to clip a hedge.
3. to cut or trim the hair or fleece of; shear.
4. to pare the edge of (a coin).
5. to cut short; curtail: We clipped our visit by a week.
6. to shorten (a word or phrase) by dropping one or more syllables.
7. Informal. to hit with a quick, sharp blow.
8. Slang. to take or get money from by dishonest means; swindle.
v.i.
9. to clip or cut something.
10. to cut articles or pictures from a newspaper, magazine, etc.
11. to move swiftly: The motorcycle clipped along the road.
12. Archaic. to fly rapidly.
n.
13. the act of clipping.
14. anything clipped off, esp. the wool shorn at a single shearing of sheep.
15. the amount of wool shorn in one season.
16. clips, (used with a pl. v.) an instrument for clipping; shears.
17. Informal. clipping (def. 2).
18. Informal. a quick, sharp blow.
19. pace: at a rapid clip.
[1150–1200; Middle English clippen < Old Norse klippa to clip, cut]
clip′pa•ble, adj.

clip2

(klɪp)

n., v. clipped, clip•ping. n.
1. a device that grips and holds tightly.
2. a metal or plastic clasp for holding together papers, letters, etc.
3. a frame holding cartridges for insertion into the magazine of a firearm.
4. an article of jewelry or other decoration clipped onto clothing, shoes, hats, etc.
5. Archaic. an embrace.
v.t.
6. to fasten with or as if with a clip.
7. to grip or hold tightly.
8. to encircle; encompass.
9. (in football) to block illegally by throwing one's body across a player's legs from behind.
v.i.
10. to fasten or hold with or as if with a clip (often fol. by on).
11. to clip a football player.
[before 900; Middle English clippen, Old English clyppan to embrace, surround, c. Old Frisian kleppa]

Clip

 something that clips or clasps things together, hence, the group of items so clipped; a springholder for letters or papers—Wilkes.
Example: clip of papers [modern].

clip


Past participle: clipped
Gerund: clipping

Imperative
clip
clip
Present
I clip
you clip
he/she/it clips
we clip
you clip
they clip
Preterite
I clipped
you clipped
he/she/it clipped
we clipped
you clipped
they clipped
Present Continuous
I am clipping
you are clipping
he/she/it is clipping
we are clipping
you are clipping
they are clipping
Present Perfect
I have clipped
you have clipped
he/she/it has clipped
we have clipped
you have clipped
they have clipped
Past Continuous
I was clipping
you were clipping
he/she/it was clipping
we were clipping
you were clipping
they were clipping
Past Perfect
I had clipped
you had clipped
he/she/it had clipped
we had clipped
you had clipped
they had clipped
Future
I will clip
you will clip
he/she/it will clip
we will clip
you will clip
they will clip
Future Perfect
I will have clipped
you will have clipped
he/she/it will have clipped
we will have clipped
you will have clipped
they will have clipped
Future Continuous
I will be clipping
you will be clipping
he/she/it will be clipping
we will be clipping
you will be clipping
they will be clipping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been clipping
you have been clipping
he/she/it has been clipping
we have been clipping
you have been clipping
they have been clipping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been clipping
you will have been clipping
he/she/it will have been clipping
we will have been clipping
you will have been clipping
they will have been clipping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been clipping
you had been clipping
he/she/it had been clipping
we had been clipping
you had been clipping
they had been clipping
Conditional
I would clip
you would clip
he/she/it would clip
we would clip
you would clip
they would clip
Past Conditional
I would have clipped
you would have clipped
he/she/it would have clipped
we would have clipped
you would have clipped
they would have clipped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.clip - a metal frame or container holding cartridgesclip - a metal frame or container holding cartridges; can be inserted into an automatic gun
gun - a weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel)
pincurl clip - a variety of clip for holding pin curls
supply chamber - a mechanical device for holding something and supplying it as needed
2.clip - an instance or single occasion for some event; "this time he succeeded"; "he called four times"; "he could do ten at a clip"
case, instance, example - an occurrence of something; "it was a case of bad judgment"; "another instance occurred yesterday"; "but there is always the famous example of the Smiths"
3.clip - any of various small fasteners used to hold loose articles together
bicycle clip, trouser clip - a clip worn around a cyclist's ankles that keeps trousers from becoming caught in the bicycle chain
alligator clip, bulldog clip - a clip with a spring that closes the metal jaws
fastening, holdfast, fastener, fixing - restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
hair slide - a decorative hinged clip that girls and women put in their hair to hold it in place
gem clip, paper clip, paperclip - a wire or plastic clip for holding sheets of paper together; "the paper clip was invented in 1900"
4.clip - an article of jewelry that can be clipped onto a hat or dress
jewellery, jewelry - an adornment (as a bracelet or ring or necklace) made of precious metals and set with gems (or imitation gems)
5.clip - the act of clipping or snipping
cutting off, cutting, cut - the act of shortening something by chopping off the ends; "the barber gave him a good cut"
pinch, nip - a small sharp bite or snip
6.clip - a sharp slanting blow; "he gave me a clip on the ear"
blow - a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon; "a blow on the head"
Verb1.clip - sever or remove by pinching or snipping; "nip off the flowers"
cut - separate with or as if with an instrument; "Cut the rope"
2.clip - run at a moderately swift paceclip - run at a moderately swift pace  
run - move fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time; "Don't run--you'll be out of breath"; "The children ran to the store"
3.clip - attach with a clip; "clip the papers together"
attach - cause to be attached
unclip - remove the clip from
4.clip - cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth ofclip - cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; "dress the plants in the garden"
thin out - make sparse; "thin out the young plants"
shear - cut with shears; "shear hedges"
pollard, poll - convert into a pollard; "pollard trees"
pinch, top - cut the top off; "top trees and bushes"
disbud - thin out buds to improve the quality of the remaining flowers
5.clip - 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"
shorten - make shorter than originally intended; reduce or retrench in length or duration; "He shortened his trip due to illness"

clip

1
verb
1. trim, cut, crop, dock, prune, shorten, shear, cut short, snip, pare I saw an old man out clipping his hedge.
2. cut out, remove, extract I clipped his picture from the newspaper and carried it round with me.
3. (Informal) smack, strike, box, knock, punch, belt (informal), thump, clout (informal), cuff, whack, wallop (informal), skelp (dialect) I'd have clipped his ear for him if he'd been my kid.
noun
1. extract, scene, selection, excerpt, snippet an historical film clip of Lenin speaking
2. (Informal) smack, strike, box, knock, punch, belt (informal), thump, clout (informal), cuff, whack, wallop (informal), skelp (dialect) The boy was later given a clip round the ear by his father.
3. (Informal) speed, rate, pace, gallop, lick (informal), velocity They trotted along at a brisk clip.

clip

2
verb attach, fix, secure, connect, pin, staple, fasten, affix, hold He clipped his flashlight to his belt.

clip 1

verb
1. To decrease, as in length or amount, by or as if by severing or excising:
2. Informal. To deliver a powerful blow to suddenly and sharply:
Informal: biff, bop, wallop.
Slang: belt, conk, paste.
Idioms: let someone have it, sock it to someone.
3. Informal. To hit with a quick, sharp blow of the hand:
Informal: spat.
4. Slang. To exploit (another) by charging too much for something:
Idioms: make someone pay through the nose, take someone for a ride , take someone to the cleaners .
noun
1. Informal. A sudden sharp, powerful stroke:
Informal: bash, biff, bop, wallop.
Slang: belt, conk, paste.
2. Informal. A quick, sharp blow, especially with the hand:
Informal: spat.
3. Informal. Rate of motion or performance:

clip 2

verb
1. To join one thing to another:
2. Archaic. To put one's arms around affectionately:
Slang: clinch.
Archaic: bosom, embosom.
Translations
ضَرْب، لَطْمضَرْبَهن لَطْمَهقُصاصَه من فيلممَشْبَكمِشْبَك
stříhatsponkastříhánístříhnout jednuklip
clipclipshæfteklipklipning
liitin
kvačica
hefta, klemma samanklemmaklippa; rÿjaklippinglöîrunga, slá
刈り込み
클립
apgrieztbelzienscirpšanacirptiebelzt
klipsponkastrihanie
izrezatispetisponkastriči
klämma
คลิปหนีบ
kırkmakırkmakkırpmakırpmakkısa parça
ghim

clip

1 [klɪp]
A. N
1. (= cut) → tijeretazo m, tijeretada f; (= shearing) → esquila f, esquileo m; (= wool) → cantidad f de lana esquilada
2. (Cine) → secuencia f
some clips from Kevin Costner's latest filmunas secuencias de la última película de Kevin Costner
3. (= blow) → golpe m, cachete m
at a (fast) clip (US) → a toda pastilla
B. VT
1. (= cut) → cortar; (= cut to shorten) → acortar; [+ hedge] → podar; [+ ticket] → picar (also clip off) [+ wool] → trasquilar, esquilar; [+ hair] → recortar (also clip out) [+ article from newspaper] → recortar; [+ words] → comerse, abreviar
to clip sb's wingscortar las alas a algn
2. (= hit) → golpear, dar un cachete a
C. CPD clip joint N (US) → bar m (muy caro)
clip off VT + ADVcortar, quitar cortando
clip out VT + ADVrecortar

clip

2 [klɪp]
A. N (= clamp) → grapa f; (= paper clip) → sujetapapeles m inv, clip m, grampa f (S. Cone); [of pen] → sujetador m; (= hair clip) → horquilla f, clip m; (= brooch) → alfiler m, clip m, abrochador m (LAm); [of cyclist] → pinza f
B. VTsujetar
clip on
A. VT + ADV [+ brooch] → prender, sujetar; [+ document] → sujetar con un clip
B. VI + ADV it clips on herese fija aquí (con clip)
clip together VT + ADVunir

clip

[ˈklɪp]
n
(for hair)barrette f
[film] → extrait m
some clips from Kevin Costner's latest film → quelques courts extraits du dernier film de Kevin Costner
(to hold sth in place)collier m de serrage, bague f de serrage
(= pace) at a fast clip → à toute vitesse
vt
(= fasten) [+ papers] → attacher
(= cut) [+ hair, nails] → couper
(= trim) [+ hedge] → taillerclip art n (COMPUTING)objets mpl graphiques

clip

:
clip art
n (Comput) → Clip-Art f
clipboard
n
(= board)Klemmbrett nt, → Manuskripthalter m
(Comput) → Zwischenablage f
clip-clop
n the clip of hoovesdas Getrappel der Hufe
clip frame
clip joint
n (sl)Nepplokal nt (inf)
clip-on
adj broochmit Klips; tiezum Anstecken; clip earringsKlips pl; clip sunglassesSonnenklip m, → Sonnenvorstecker m

clip

1
n
(for holding things) → Klammer f
(= jewel)Klips m
(of gun)Ladestreifen m
vt to clip onanklemmen; papers alsoanheften; to clip something onto somethingetw an etw (acc)anklemmen/-heften; to clip two things togetherzwei Dinge zusammenklemmen/-heften
vi to clip on (to something) (→ an etw acc) → angeklemmt werden; to clip togetherzusammengeklemmt werden

clip

2
vt
(= trim)scheren; dog alsotrimmen; hedge also, fingernailsschneiden; wingsstutzen; to clip somebody’s wings (fig)jdm einen Dämpfer aufsetzen; they’ll find that a young baby will clip their wings a bitsie werden merken, dass das Kleinkind sie recht unbeweglich macht
(also clip out) article from paperausschneiden; (also clip off) hairabschneiden; he clipped a few seconds off the lap recorder hat den Rundenrekord um ein paar Sekunden unterboten
(Brit) ticketlochen, knipsen, entwerten
to clip (the ends of) one’s wordsabgehackt sprechen
(= hit)treffen; (= graze: car, bullet) → streifen; he clipped him round the earer gab ihm eine Ohrfeige; the left jab just clipped his chindie linke Gerade streifte sein Kinn
n
(= trim) to give the sheep a clipdie Schafe scheren; to give the hedge a clipdie Hecke scheren or (be)schneiden; to give one’s fingernails a clipsich (dat)die Fingernägel schneiden
(= sound)Klappern nt
(= hit)Schlag m; he gave him a clip round the earer gab ihm eins hinter die Ohren (inf)
(inf: = high speed) at a fair clipmit einem Mordszahn (inf); he made off at a fair cliper legte ganz schön los (inf)
(from film) → Ausschnitt m, → Clip m

clip

1 [klɪp]
1. n (Cine) → sequenza
2. vt (cut, gen) → tagliare; (sheep, dog) → tosare; (hedge) → potare, tagliare; (ticket) → forare; (article from newspaper) → ritagliare
to clip sb's wings (fig) → tarpare le ali a qn

clip

2 [klɪp]
1. n (paperclip) → graffetta (Brit) (bulldog clip) → fermafogli m inv; (hair clip) → molletta; (brooch) → spilla, fermaglio; (holding hose) → anello d'attacco
2. vt (also clip together) (papers) → attaccare (con una graffetta)
clip on vt + adv (brooch) → agganciare; (document, with paper clip) → attaccare
clip together vt + advattaccare (con una graffetta)

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.

clip2

(klip) past tense past participle clipped verb
to fasten with a clip. Clip these papers together.
noun
something for holding things together or in position. a paper-clip; a hair-clip; bicycle-clips (= round pieces of metal etc for holding the bottom of trouser legs close to the leg).

clip

مِشْبَك sponka clips Klammer συνδετήρας clip liitin trombone kvačica molletta 刈り込み 클립 clip klemme przypinać clipe скрепка klämma คลิปหนีบ klips ghim 夹子

clip

n. pinza;
vt. sujetar con pinzas.

clip

(surg) n clip m; vt (pret & pp clipped; ger clipping) clipar, ligar (con clips), pinzar (con clips)
References in classic literature ?
That we better glide out of this before three in the morning, and clip it down the river with what we've got.
Why, you two was scuffling, and he fetched you one with the headboard and you fell flat; and then up you come, all reeling and staggering like, and snatched the knife and jammed it into him, just as he fetched you another awful clip -- and here you've laid, as dead as a wedge til now.
If the truth was known," he added, more soberly, "THEY'VE licked US about every clip up to now; but this time--this time--we'll lick 'em good
And therefore," said D'Artagnan, to clip the hope which Athos's tacit adhesion had imparted to Mazarin, "we shall not proceed to that violence save in the last extremity.
Even so the deed of Achilles will fall somewhat short of his word; he will do in part, and the other part he will clip short.
Well rubbered at the stock, sharply sighted, five cartridges to the clip.
He caught young George a clip over the ear-'ole yesterday for blowing his trumpet on the stairs.
They pluck his feathers now and then and clip his wings, but he sings, he sings
I had not dared pull my speed lever to the highest for fear of overrunning the mouth of the shaft that passed from Omean's dome to the world above, but even so we were hitting a clip that I doubt has ever been equalled on the windless sea.
Moreover, let me tell you that ye are upon Robin Hood's ground, and should he find you seeking to rob an honest craftsman, he will clip your ears to your heads and scourge you even to the walls of Nottingham.
Of course, their dugout was much larger than ours, and, consequently, infinitely heavier and more cum-bersome; nevertheless, it was coming along at quite a clip, and ours was yet but barely moving.
450 Express and the fowlin'-piece, the shorter one with the rubbered stock, and a clip or two of cartridges--just a fool's fancy, of course, but there it is.