Definition of Clip

1. Noun. A metal frame or container holding cartridges; can be inserted into an automatic gun.

Exact synonyms: Cartridge Clip, Cartridge Holder, Magazine
Group relationships: Gun
Specialized synonyms: Pincurl Clip
Generic synonyms: Supply Chamber

2. Verb. Sever or remove by pinching or snipping. "Nip off the flowers"
Exact synonyms: Nip, Nip Off, Snip, Snip Off
Generic synonyms: Cut
Derivative terms: Clipper, Clipper, Clipping, Snip, Snip, Snipping

3. Noun. An instance or single occasion for some event. "He could do ten at a clip"
Exact synonyms: Time
Generic synonyms: Case, Example, Instance

4. Verb. Run at a moderately swift pace.
Exact synonyms: Jog, Trot
Generic synonyms: Run
Derivative terms: Jog, Jogger, Jogging, Trot, Trotter, Trotter

5. Noun. Any of various small fasteners used to hold loose articles together.

6. Verb. Attach with a clip. "Clip the papers together"
Generic synonyms: Attach
Antonyms: Unclip

7. Noun. An article of jewelry that can be clipped onto a hat or dress.
Generic synonyms: Jewellery, Jewelry

8. Verb. Cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of. "They clip the trees"; "Dress the plants in the garden"
Exact synonyms: Crop, Cut Back, Dress, Lop, Prune, Snip, Trim
Generic synonyms: Thin Out
Specialized synonyms: Shear, Poll, Pollard, Pinch, Top, Disbud
Derivative terms: Clipper, Clipping, Crop, Lopper, Pruner, Pruner, Pruning, Snip, Snip, Trim, Trimmer, Trimming

9. Noun. The act of clipping or snipping.
Exact synonyms: Clipping, Snip
Generic synonyms: Cut, Cutting, Cutting Off
Specialized synonyms: Nip, Pinch
Derivative terms: Snip, Snip

10. Verb. Terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent. "Personal freedom is curtailed in many countries"
Exact synonyms: Curtail, Cut Short
Generic synonyms: Shorten
Derivative terms: Curtailment

11. Noun. A sharp slanting blow. "He gave me a clip on the ear"
Generic synonyms: Blow

Definition of Clip

1. v. t. To embrace, hence; to encompass.

2. v. i. To move swiftly; -- usually with indefinite it.

3. n. An embrace.

4. n. A part, attachment, or appendage, for seizing, clasping, or holding, an object, as a cable, etc.

Definition of Clip

1. Verb. To grip tightly. ¹

2. Verb. To fasten with a clip. ¹

3. Verb. (archaic) To hug, embrace. ¹

4. Verb. (slang) To collect signatures, generally with the use of a clipboard. ¹

5. Noun. Something which clips or grasps; a device for attaching one object to another. ¹

6. Noun. (slang) An unspecified but normally understood as rapid speed or pace. ¹

7. Noun. (obsolete) An embrace. ¹

8. Noun. A frame containing a number of bullets which is intended to be inserted into a firearm to allow for rapid reloading. ¹

9. Verb. To cut, especially with scissors or shears as opposed to a knife etc. ¹

10. Verb. (dialectal informal) To strike with the hand. ¹

11. Verb. (American football) An illegal tackle: Throwing the body across the back of an opponent's leg or hitting him from the back below the waist while moving up from behind unless the opponent is a runner or the action is in close line play. ¹

12. Verb. (computer graphics) To discard (an occluded part of a model or scene) rather than waste resources on rendering it. ¹

13. Noun. Something which has been clipped; a small portion of a larger whole, especially an excerpt of a larger work. ¹

14. Noun. An act of clipping, such as a haircut. ¹

15. Noun. (uncountable informal) A speed or pace. ¹

16. Noun. (uncountable Geordie) The condition of something, its state. ¹

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Definition of Clip

1. to trim by cutting [v CLIPPED, CLIPT, CLIPPING, CLIPS]

Medical Definition of Clip

1. Corticotropin-like intermediate-lobe peptide. A fastener used to hold a part or thing together with another. Wound clip, a metal clasp or device for surgical approximation of skin incisions. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clip

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clip art
clip artist
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clip joints
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clip strip
clip strips

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