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Noun
A piece of something removed by clipping
Noun
The process of abbreviating something
Noun
An act of cutting something in order to neaten it
Noun
A small piece of something that has been snipped off
Noun
Bite or pinch sharply
Verb
Present participle for to cut short or trim (hair, vegetation, etc.) with shears or scissors
“Before applying a film dressing clip excess hair around the wound site, if desired or per facility protocol, to ensure proper adhesion.”
Verb
Present participle for to strike with a sharp, often slanting, blow
“Maggie clipped his ear, making him yell.”
Verb
Present participle for fasten or be fastened with a clip or clips
“The overhangs have hooks that washers can clip to as they clean.”
Verb
Present participle for strike smartly or with a glancing blow
“He'll clip your ear.”
Verb
Present participle for to cut (a section) from a newspaper or periodical
“I clipped his picture from the newspaper and carried it round with me.”
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