Definitions of clip

  1. To move with rapidity; to run with speed.
  2. To embrace, hence; to encompass.
  3. To cut off; as with shears or scissors; as, to clip the hair; to clip coin.
  4. To curtail; to cut short.
  5. To cut by making the blades of shears meet: to cut off: formerly, to debase the coin by cutting off the edges: to give a blow to ( Amer.):- pr. p. clipping; pa. p. clipped.
  6. To trim with shears; to cut off.
  7. To trim with shears; snip a part from, as a coin.
  8. To move swiftly; - usually with indefinite it.
  9. attach with a clip; " clip the papers together"
  10. cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; " dress the plants in the garden"
  11. To cut off with shears or scissors; to diminish coin by paring the edges; to cut short.
  12. To cut off with shears or scissors; to pare; to cut short.
  13. Clipping.
  14. the act of clipping or snipping
  15. any of various small fasteners used to hold loose articles together
  16. an article of jewelry that can be clipped onto a hat or dress
  17. A cutting; a shearing.
  18. The product of a single shearing of sheep; a season's crop of wool.
  19. A clasp or holder for letters, papers, etc.
  20. An embracing strap for holding parts together; the iron strap, with loop, at the ends of a whiffletree.
  21. A blow or stroke with the hand; as, he hit him a clip.
  22. A part, attachment, or appendage, for seizing, clasping, or holding, an object, as a cable, etc.
  23. A gaff or hook for landing the fish, as in salmon fishing.
  24. A rapid gait.
  25. A projecting flange on the upper edge of a horseshoe, turned up so as to embrace the lower part of the hoof; - called also toe clip and beak.
  26. The wool of a season's shearing; a spring holder for holding papers; colloquially, a slight blow with the hand; a rapid gait.
  27. The thing clipped off, as the wool that has been shorn off sheep: also a blow.
  28. Part shorn off.
  29. The act of clipping, or that which is clipped off.
  30. A clasp for holding letters, etc.
  31. The wool of a season's sheep- shearing; a blow or stroke with the hand. To clip one's wings, to put a check on one's ambitious designs.
  32. Clipped.
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