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  Definition of clip
  1. a sharp slanting blow; "he gave me a clip on the ear"
  2. the act of clipping or snipping
  3. a metal frame or container holding cartridges; can be inserted into an automatic gun
  4. any of various small fasteners used to hold loose articles together
  5. an article of jewelry that can be clipped onto a hat or dress
  6. an instance or single occasion for some event; "this time he succeeded"; "he called four times"; "he could do ten at a clip"
  7. terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent; "My speech was cut short"; "Personal freedom is curtailed in many countries"
  8. cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; "dress the plants in the garden"
  9. attach with a clip; "clip the papers together"
  10. sever or remove by pinching or snipping; "nip off the flowers"
  11. run at a moderately swift pace
Similar Words: clipping, snip, cartridge holder, cartridge clip, magazine, time, curtail, cut short, crop, trim, lop, dress, prune, cut back, nip, nip off, snip off, trot, jog

 

Hyponyms: pincurl clip, bicycle clip, trouser clip, bulldog clip, alligator clip, hair slide, paper clip, paperclip, gem clip, shear, poll, pollard, top, pinch, disbud

 

Part Meronyms: gun

 

Derivational Morphology: snip, crop, trim, lop, dress, prune, cut back, nip, nip off, snip off, curtailment, pruner, trimmer, pruning hook, lopper, pruning, trimming, clipping, harvest, clipper, clippers, snippet, snipping, jog, trot, lope, jogger, jogging, trotter, trotting horse

 

 
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