clip art

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clip art

Ready-made pieces of printed or computerized graphic art, such as illustrations, borders, and backgrounds, that can be electronically copied and used to decorate a document.

clip art



(Computer Science) a large collection of simple drawings stored in a computer from which items can be selected for incorporation into documents

clip′ art`

drawings or illustrations available, as in a book or on a CD-ROM, for easy insertion into other material.
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Noun1.clip art - ready-made pieces of computerized graphic art that can be used to decorate a document
computer graphics - the pictorial representation and manipulation of data by a computer
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Christian Clip Art: Free clip art to help you decorate your Christian Web site.
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This software gains top marks for the sheer volume of clip art images spread over its nine CD-ROM's, but where it falls flat on its face is the program's inability to let you do a simple task such viewing the images without having to go through 'My Computer'
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