Meaning of CLIP in English

CLIP

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a newspaper clipping/cutting (= a story cut out of a newspaper )

I found some old newspaper cuttings of the band's first concert in Liverpool.

a video clip (= a short video )

You can download video clips from the Internet.

Bulldog clip

clip art

clip joint

clipped tones (= quick and clear, but not very friendly )

Davis’s secretary informed him in clipped tones: ‘Mr Davis is not here.’

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

audio

Most lessons feature still pictures and video and audio clips that let students see and hear what they are trying to achieve.

Walton, using audio clips for illustration, describes some popular methods of representing bird song.

good

Cars came by occasionally, usually at a fairly good clip .

Up ahead, a thoroughfare Traffic was going across the intersection at a good clip in both directions.

He was walking along at a good clip , his eyes idly panning the facades of the brownstone houses.

video

Technological advances will soon allow users to send colour pictures, music and even video clips instead of just plain text.

The sound and video clips included, though, are first rate, both in quality and variety.

None of the 50-plus song or video clips lasts more than a minute.

Because of the limited storage space, sound and video clips are sacrificed.

Also disappointing are the video clips , mainly from the more recent chapters in Ranger history.

The program also features a neat video clip of Norman introducing the game and wishing players good luck.

The new system allows users with the right equipment to receive graphics, sound and even short video clips over their computers.

■ NOUN

art

These are specialised graphics objects that you use rather like clip art - copy them on to your own slides and then customise.

I keep them around, for which I became very grateful this Christmas season when suddenly I needed some clip art .

Further enhancements can be made by importing third-party graphics or using the Quatro Pro collection of clip art .

Experiment with photos and high-quality clip art .

MasterClips Clipart is a new library of full colour vector clip art drawn by professional artists.

They are flavorful and different, without the tackiness I can not help but associate with most clip art .

bulldog

All the images are either taped directly to the walls or hung on bulldog clips .

Lisa settled down with the bulldog clip that held the current day's orders, and Folly picked up the accounts book.

film

He showed a selection of film clips and I was really impressed.

As ever we hurtle onwards, like that old film clip showing the London-to-Brighton journey in four minutes.

It lasted about 20 minutes, time only for a few film clips .

Tribute to Barry Levinson, including film clips and on-stage interview, 6: 30 p. m., Sequoia Twin.

Consider a film clip showing an aircraft carrier at sea.

When I closed my eyes I saw the little boy with the flag again, his death rerun like a film clip .

Patience said she saw the film clip on television.

movie

So a movie clip you find on a site could be in any one of an increasing number of formats.

The show includes more than 200 memorable movie clips and offers chats with pivotal behind-the-scenes people.

newspaper

I first came across Charlie Tonelli in some Des Moines newspaper clips from back in the 1940s.

And a newspaper clip turned up a Tonelli who plays for the Toronto Spitfires, a wheelchair basketball team.

All those newspaper clips were what led me to imagine it that way.

paper

But this one will make Yamaha's heavily-braced unit look like a paper clip .

Cyril was picking at something inside his ear, using a paper clip .

A paper clip slipped along the narrow fold makes the players stand more easily.

I April sent him writing utensils, paper clips , envelopes, and other office supplies purloined from the school.

■ VERB

give

You might give them a clip round the ear.

Matinee gives you over 30 clips of video to edit and view.

use

Surgeons, however, have used metallic implants such as clips and automatic sutures for a long time without any such complication reported.

Cyril was picking at something inside his ear, using a paper clip .

These are specialised graphics objects that you use rather like clip art - copy them on to your own slides and then customise.

Walton, using audio clips for illustration, describes some popular methods of representing bird song.

Do not use types having clip on lids, slide-in panels, etc.

More useful is the hood, which is brilliantly simple to use-two clips to unlatch and it's down.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

A friend sent me a clip from the Boston Globe.

a paper clip

Fasten the microphone clip to your shirt.

I saw a clip from the new Michael Douglas movie on TV last night.

The new software makes it possible to cut and paste sound or video clips from one application to another.

The police have released a video clip of the attack.

They showed a few clips from Mel Gibson's new movie.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Sherman thinks the economy is growing at roughly a 2 percent clip , a slow, but not a worrisome pace.

Some smashing clips were sabotaged by the usual sloppy Watchmaker research.

The committee also is establishing an Inaugural Channel with up-to-the-minute news and multimedia clips on the inauguration.

The sound and video clips included, though, are first rate, both in quality and variety.

The spring-loaded clips of looseleaf folders snap shut with a noise like revolver shots.

The world overflows with these rifles and their banana clips.

II. verb

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

I only had some teeth that clipped in, and I messed with my hair.

John once again had his wings clipped.

Review: I sought these out, because the coupon I had clipped touted a cooking method on the grill.

The outer is then draped over and clipped to the base of inner.

The remote control was clipped to the sun visor and he pressed the button.

When Travel Weekly comes in the mail, I can clip the stories I want to file.

Longman DOCE5 Extras English vocabulary.      Дополнительный английский словарь Longman DOCE5.