Meaning of CLIP in English

CLIP

transcription, транскрипция: [ klɪp ]

( clips, clipping, clipped)

1.

A clip is a small device, usually made of metal or plastic, that is specially shaped for holding things together.

She took the clip out of her hair.

N-COUNT

2.

When you clip things together or when things clip together, you fasten them together using a clip or clips.

He clipped his safety belt to a fitting on the deck...

He clipped his cufflinks neatly in place.

...an electronic pen which clips to the casing...

His flashlight was still clipped to his belt.

VERB : V n to/on n , V n prep / adv , V to n , V-ed

3.

A clip from a film or a radio or television programme is a short piece of it that is broadcast separately.

...a clip from the movie ‘Shane’.

N-COUNT : oft n N , N from/of n

4.

If you clip something, you cut small pieces from it, especially in order to shape it.

I saw an old man out clipping his hedge...

VERB : V n

5.

If you clip something out of a newspaper or magazine, you cut it out.

Kids in his neighborhood clipped his picture from the newspaper and carried it around.

VERB : V n from/out of n

6.

If something clips something else, it hits it accidentally at an angle before moving off in a different direction.

The lorry clipped the rear of a tanker and then crashed into a second truck.

VERB : V n

7.

see also clipping , clipped , bulldog clip , paper clip

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