Definition of Paperclip

1. Noun. A wire or plastic clip for holding sheets of paper together. "The paper clip was invented in 1900"

Exact synonyms: Gem Clip, Paper Clip
Generic synonyms: Clip



Definition of Paperclip

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of paper clip) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Paperclip

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paperclip

paperback
paperback book
paperbacked
paperbacks
paperbark
paperbark birch
paperbarks
paperboard
paperboards
paperbound
paperbounds
paperboy
paperboys
paperbush
paperchase
paperclip (current term)
paperclips
papercraft
papercrafts
papercrete
papercut
papercuts
papered
paperer
paperers
papergirl
papergirls
paperhanger
paperhangers
paperhanging

Literary usage of Paperclip

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Threads of Silk by Gyeorgos Ceres Hatonn (1992)
"Theodore Shackley was present at the “paperclip” negotiations. ... Heide Kingsbury is the daughter of a “paperclip” German General. ..."

2. Stages to Saturn: A Technological History of the Apollo/Saturn Launch Vehicle by Roger E. Bilstein (1999)
"In 1946, the program was renamed Operation paperclip, the designation ... 1952, the US recruited 642 foreign technicians and specialists under paperclip. ..."

3. Architectuurgids Nederland: 1900-2000 = Architectural guide to the by Paul Groenendijk, Piet Vollaard (2006)
"... opened-out paperclip comprises 549 social housing units, lts rounded end sections contain maisonettes reached from access galleries; the rest consists ..."

4. Political Psychos by Gyeorgos Ceres Hatonn (1994)
"Under the leadership of Strughold, 34 scientists accepted contracts from Project paperclip, and were moved to Randolph Air Force Base at San Antonio, Texas. ..."

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