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Verb
Cut short
“Before applying a film dressing clip excess hair around the wound site, if desired or per facility protocol, to ensure proper adhesion.”
Verb
To strike with a sharp, often slanting, blow
“Maggie clipped his ear, making him yell.”
Verb
Fasten or be fastened with a clip or clips
“The overhangs have hooks that washers can clip to as they clean.”
Verb
Strike smartly or with a glancing blow
“He'll clip your ear.”
Verb
“I clipped his picture from the newspaper and carried it round with me.”
Noun
A short sequence taken from a film or broadcast
“Before we get to chatting, we want to look at a clip of you guys in action.”
Noun
A flexible or spring-loaded device for holding an object or objects together or in place
“Tie a metal paper clip to the end of the string to weigh it down.”
Noun
A piece of jewellery fastened by a clip
“The entry for the Virtuosi included a necklace, a bracelet and a hair clip made of 21 carat yellow gold that had a spiral design resembling the sun.”
Noun
A metal holder containing cartridges for an automatic firearm
“The cartridges are carried in a clip in bunches of five, and these are carried in small leather pouches attached to the belt, several in a pouch.”
Noun
An act of clipping or trimming something
“The hedge needs a clip and the dog could do with a bath.”
Noun
A smart or glancing blow
“When I was at school in the 1940s I myself played up many a teacher but I knew how far to go before I got a clip round the ear.”
Noun
A specified speed or rate of movement, especially when rapid
“Walking for 20 minutes at a fast clip will help a 150-pound person burn 132 calories.”
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