clippers


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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.

clippers

(ˈklɪpəz) or

clips

pl n
1. (Tools) a hand tool with two cutting blades for clipping fingernails, hedges, etc
2. (Hairdressing & Grooming) a hairdresser's tool, operated either by hand or electrically, with one fixed and one reciprocating set of teeth for cutting short hair
Translations
nůžky
negleklipper/saks
leikkuri
šišalica
はさみ
큰 가위
trädgårdssax
เครื่องมือใช้ตัด
kéo xén

clippers

[ˈklɪpəz] NPL (for hair) → maquinilla fsing (para el pelo); (for nails) → cortaúñas msing inv; (for hedge) → tijeras fpl de podar

clippers

[ˈklɪpərz] npl
(for hair)tondeuse f
(also nail clippers) → coupe-ongles m inv

clippers

pl (also pair of clippers)Schere f; (for hedge also) → Heckenschere f; (for hair) → Haarschneidemaschine f; (for fingernails) → Zwicker m, → Nagelzange f

clippers

[ˈklɪpəz] npl (for nails) → tagliaunghie m inv; (for hair) → macchinetta per capelli; (for hedge) → tosasiepi m inv, cesoie fpl

clippers

آلَة قَصّ الشَعَر nůžky negleklipper/saks Schere κουρευτική μηχανή cortaúñas leikkuri tondeuse šišalica forbici はさみ 큰 가위 nagelknipper saks cążki cortador, tesoura кусачки trädgårdssax เครื่องมือใช้ตัด makas kéo xén 大剪刀

clippers

n (fam, for nails) cortaúñas m
References in classic literature ?
Alongside them were clippers of all sizes, steamers of all nationalities, and the steamboats, with several decks rising one above the other, which ply on the Sacramento and its tributaries.
The Gloria Scott had been in the Chinese tea-trade, but she was an old-fashioned, heavy-bowed, broad-beamed craft, and the new clippers had cut her out.
The good ships Law and Equity, those teak-built, copper-bottomed, iron- fastened, brazen-faced, and not by any means fast-sailing clippers are laid up in ordinary.
Especially was this the case in the days when the wooden clippers did finely to land you in Sydney or in Melbourne under the four full months.
I never saw your equal, and I've met with some clippers in my time too.
I had come out of a crack Australian clipper, where I had been third officer, and he seemed to have a prejudice against crack clippers as aristocratic and high-toned.
This was something different from the captains' wives I had known on board crack clippers.
At all events,' walking me briskly on, 'I have bought a boat that was for sale - a clipper, Mr.
This time the clerks evinced no inclination to laugh, such a real ear clipper did Porthos appear.
The Tweed had been a wooden vessel, and he brought the tradition of quick passages with him into the iron clipper.
I know Bank ways ain't clipper ways, but he hain't much to learn.
We shall have to catch the Aurora, and she has a name for being a clipper.