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clip·ping

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

Violation by an offensive player who blocks a defensive player from behind beyond the line of scrimmage.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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
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clipping

noun cutting, passage, extract, excerpt, piece, article I found her death notice among some old newspaper clippings.
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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
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clipping

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

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

[ˈklɪpɪŋ] n (from newspaper) → ritaglio
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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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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
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References in classic literature ?
I still retain in my scrap-book numerous clippings and extracts bearing upon the case.
From such things as feet, knuckles, hide clippings, and sinews came such strange and unlikely products as gelatin, isinglass, and phosphorus, bone black, shoe blacking, and bone oil.
This letter, which lies before me, is a narrative in his own handwriting, linking together numerous newspaper clippings and facsimiles of letters.
Cutter would come home at noon, find the mutilated journal in the paper-rack, and triumphantly fit the clipping into the space from which it had been cut.
Mr Fledgeby's prepossessing form withdrew itself; and the little dressmaker, clipping and snipping and stitching, and stitching and snipping and clipping, fell to work at a great rate; musing and muttering all the time.
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?"
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.
Sometimes he was compelled to leave the trail and creep and climb through the jungle so as to approach the man-traps from behind; and on one occasion, in spite of his precaution, a spring-bow was discharged, the flying arrow barely clipping the shoulder of one of the waiting Poonga-Poonga boys.
On a fine day they were quite a family party; the old lady sitting hard by with her work-basket on a little table; the old gentleman digging, or pruning, or clipping about with a large pair of shears, or helping Kit in some way or other with great assiduity; and Whisker looking on from his paddock in placid contemplation of them all.
Yet here he was going about the country clipping small boys over the ear-hole, and flinging loaves of bread at bank-clerks as if he were Henry James or Marie Corelli.
"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."
He made a futile rush at White Fang, clipping the empty air with an outraged snap.