Meaning of CLIP in English


I. transitive verb (~ped; ~ping) Etymology: Middle English ~pen, from Old English clyppan; akin to Old High German klāftra fathom, Lithuanian globti to embrace Date: before 12th century encompass , 2. to hold in a tight grip ; clutch , to clasp, fasten, or secure with a ~, II. noun Date: 15th century any of various devices that grip, clasp, or hook, a device to hold cartridges for charging the magazines of some rifles, a piece of jewelry held in position by a ~, III. verb (~ped; ~ping) Etymology: Middle English ~pen, from Old Norse klippa Date: 13th century transitive verb 1. to cut or cut off with or as if with shears , to cut off the distal or outer part of, c. excise III, to cut items out of (as a newspaper), 2. curtail , diminish , to abbreviate in speech or writing, hit , punch , to illegally block (an opposing player) in football, to take money from unfairly or dishonestly especially by overcharging , intransitive verb to ~ something, to travel or pass rapidly, to ~ an opposing player in football, IV. noun Date: 15th century 1. shears, a 2-bladed instrument for cutting especially the nails, something that is ~ped: as, the product of a single shearing (as of sheep), a crop of wool of a sheep, a flock, or a region, a section of filmed, videotaped, or recorded material, a ~ping especially from a newspaper, an act of ~ping, a sharp blow, rate 4a , a single instance or occasion ; time

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