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clip·ping

 (klĭp′ĭng)
n.
1. Something cut off or out, especially an item clipped from a newspaper or magazine.

clipping

(ˈklɪpɪŋ)
n
1. (Journalism & Publishing) something cut out or trimmed off, esp an article from a newspaper; cutting
2. (Electronics) the distortion of an audio or visual signal in which the tops of peaks with a high amplitude are cut off, caused by, for example, overloading of amplifier circuits
adj
(prenominal) informal fast: a clipping pace.

clip•ping

(ˈklɪp ɪŋ)

n.
1. the act of a person or thing that clips.
2. an article, advertisement, etc., clipped from a newspaper or magazine.
[1300–50]
clip′ping•ly, adv.

clipping

Violation by an offensive player who blocks a defensive player from behind beyond the line of scrimmage.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.clipping - an excerpt cut from a newspaper or magazineclipping - an excerpt cut from a newspaper or magazine; "he searched through piles of letters and clippings"
excerpt, excerption, extract, selection - a passage selected from a larger work; "he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings"
2.clipping - cutting down to the desired size or shapeclipping - cutting down to the desired size or shape
cutting off, cutting, cut - the act of shortening something by chopping off the ends; "the barber gave him a good cut"
pruning - the act of trimming a plant
3.clipping - 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

clipping

noun cutting, passage, extract, excerpt, piece, article I found her death notice among some old newspaper clippings.
Translations
قُصَاصَةقٌصاصه
výstřižek
udklip
lehtileike
izrezak
úrklippa
切り抜き
절단
stickling
การตัด
bài báo cắt ra

clipping

[ˈklɪpɪŋ] N (from newspaper) → recorte m

clipping

[ˈklɪpɪŋ] n (from newspaper)coupure f de journal

clipping

n (= newspaper clipping)Ausschnitt m; nail clippingsabgeschnittene Nägel pl

clipping

[ˈklɪpɪŋ] n (from newspaper) → ritaglio

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.

clipping

قُصَاصَة výstřižek udklip Ausschnitt τομή recorte lehtileike coupure izrezak ritaglio 切り抜き 절단 krantenknipsel klipping wycinek artigo вырезка stickling การตัด gazete kesiği bài báo cắt ra 切片
References in classic literature ?
At the sharp, clipping tone of the parrot, the sleepers awoke and sprang up; and with a mighty oath, the voice of Silver cried, "Who goes?
His grandfather persisted in retaining as head groom an old dolt whom no sort of lever could move out of his old habits, and who was allowed to hire a succession of raw Loamshire lads as his subordinates, one of whom had lately tested a new pair of shears by clipping an oblong patch on Arthur's bay mare.
It was time, indeed, for our conference to terminate; for, when I glanced around, behold all the boarders (the day-scholars had departed) were congregated within a yard or two of my desk, and stood staring with eyes and mouths wide open; the three maitresses formed a whispering knot in one corner, and, close at my elbow, was the directress, sitting on a low chair, calmly clipping the tassels of her finished purse.
Elnathan, then about fifteen, was, much like a wild colt, caught and trimmed by clipping his bushy locks; dressed in a suit of homespun, dyed in the butternut bark; furnished with a “New Testament” and a “Webster’s Spelling Book,” and sent to school.
Even today, tickets and ticket- clipping are dark oppression to Indian rustics.
In the lane outside his cottage, down by the creek, Joe Blossom was clipping a hedge.
I only wish I had the command of a clipping privateer to begin with and could carry off the Chancellor and keep him on short allowance until he gave judgment in our cause.
He would have remarked first, perhaps, that all the hedges needed clipping, that the roadside grass grew rank, that the road-tracks were unusually rainworn, and that the cottages by the wayside seemed in many cases shut up, that a telephone wire had dropped here, and that a cart stood abandoned by the wayside.
As to how much of my time is spent in this way, the following clipping from a Buffalo
In point of fact," resumed Sir James, not choosing to dwell on "fits," "Brooke doesn't mean badly by his tenants or any one else, but he has got that way of paring and clipping at expenses.
There was no breath of life in it, and yet it sold, at two cents a word, twenty dollars a thousand - the newspaper clipping had said so.
He made a futile rush at White Fang, clipping the empty air with an outraged snap.