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7 definitions found
 for clip
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Clip \Clip\ (kl[i^]p), v. i.
     To move swiftly; -- usually with indefinite it.
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           Straight flies as chek, and clips it down the wind.
                                                    --Dryden.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Clip \Clip\, n.
     1. An embrace. --Sir P. Sidney.
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     2. A cutting; a shearing.
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     3. The product of a single shearing of sheep; a season's crop
        of wool.
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     4. A clasp or holder for letters, papers, etc.
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     5. An embracing strap for holding parts together; the iron
        strap, with loop, at the ends of a whiffletree. --Knight.
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     6. (Far.) A projecting flange on the upper edge of a
        horseshoe, turned up so as to embrace the lower part of
        the hoof; -- called also toe clip and beak. --Youatt.
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     7. A blow or stroke with the hand; as, he hit him a clip.
        [Colloq. U. S.]
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     8. (Mach.) A part, attachment, or appendage, for seizing,
        clasping, or holding, an object, as a cable, etc.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
     9. (Angling) A gaff or hook for landing the fish, as in
        salmon fishing. [Scot. & Prov. Eng.]
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     10. A rapid gait. "A three-minute clip." --Kipling.
         [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Clip \Clip\ (kl[i^]p), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Clipped (kl[i^]pt);
     p. pr. & vb. n. Clipping.] [OE. cluppen, clippen, to
     embrace, AS. clyran to embrace, clasp; cf. OHG. kluft tongs,
     shears, Icel, kl[=y]pa to pinch, squeeze, also OE. clippen to
     cut, shear, Dan. klippe to clip, cut, SW. & Icel. klippa.]
     1. To embrace, hence; to encompass.
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              O . . . that Neptune's arms, who clippeth thee
              about,
              Would bear thee from the knowledge of thyself.
                                                    --Shak.
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     2. To cut off; as with shears or scissors; as, to clip the
        hair; to clip coin.
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              Sentenced to have his ears clipped.   --Macaulay.
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     3. To curtail; to cut short.
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              All my reports go with the modest truth;
              No more nor clipped, but so.          --Shak.
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              In London they clip their words after one manner
              about the court, another in the city, and a third in
              the suburbs.                          --Swift.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  clip
      n 1: a metal frame or container holding cartridges; can be
           inserted into an automatic gun [syn: cartridge holder,
           cartridge clip, clip, magazine]
      2: an instance or single occasion for some event; "this time he
         succeeded"; "he called four times"; "he could do ten at a
         clip" [syn: time, clip]
      3: any of various small fasteners used to hold loose articles
         together
      4: an article of jewelry that can be clipped onto a hat or dress
      5: the act of clipping or snipping [syn: clip, clipping,
         snip]
      6: a sharp slanting blow; "he gave me a clip on the ear"
      v 1: sever or remove by pinching or snipping; "nip off the
           flowers" [syn: nip, nip off, clip, snip, snip
           off]
      2: run at a moderately swift pace [syn: trot, jog, clip]
      3: attach with a clip; "clip the papers together" [ant:
         unclip]
      4: cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; "dress the
         plants in the garden" [syn: snip, clip, crop, trim,
         lop, dress, prune, cut back]
      5: terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or
         its full extent; "My speech was cut short"; "Personal freedom
         is curtailed in many countries" [syn: clip, curtail, cut
         short]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  338 Moby Thesaurus words for "clip":
     abbreviate, abridge, abscind, abstract, adhere to, amputate,
     annihilate, articulate, attach, ball the jack, ban, bang, bar,
     barrel, bash, bat, batten, batten down, bear, beating, belt, biff,
     bilk, bit, bite, bleed, bleed white, blow, bob, boil down, bolt,
     bonk, boom, bosom, bowl along, box, breeze, breeze along, broach,
     brush, buckle, butt, button, capsulize, career, cheat, cherish,
     chip, chop, chunk, clap, clasp, cleat, cleave to, clench, clinch,
     cling, cling to, clipping, clobber, clout, clump, clutch, coldcock,
     collop, compress, condense, contract, crack, crop, crumb, cuff,
     cull, curtail, cut, cut along, cut away, cut back, cut down,
     cut off, cut off short, cut out, cut short, cutting, dash, deal,
     deal a blow, deck, dig, diminish, dint, dock, dollop, dovetail,
     drub, drubbing, drumming, elide, eliminate, embosom, embrace, end,
     enfold, entertain, enucleate, epitomize, eradicate, except,
     excerpt, excise, exclude, exploit, extinguish, extirpate, extract,
     fasten, fastener, fetch, fetch a blow, fix, fleece, fleet, flit,
     fly, fly low, fondle, foot, foreshorten, foster, fragment,
     freeze to, fusillade, gait, go fast, gob, gobbet, gouge, grapple,
     grasp, grip, gripe, hang on, hang on to, harbor, hasp, have,
     have and hold, highball, hinge, hit, hit a clip, hitch, hold,
     hold fast, hold on, hold on to, hold tight, hold up, hook, hug,
     hunk, interval, isolate, jab, jam, joint, keep, keep hold of,
     knock, knock cold, knock down, knock off, knock out, latch,
     let have it, lick, lock, lop, lower, lump, make knots, mark down,
     miter, modicum, moiety, morsel, mortise, mow, mutilate, nail,
     never let go, nip, nurse, nurture, outstrip the wind, overcharge,
     overprice, overtax, pace, pare, paring, part, particle, paste,
     peel, peg, pelt, pick out, piece, pin, plunk, poke, poll, pollard,
     portion, pound, pour it on, press, profiteer, progress, prune,
     punch, rabbet, rap, rasher, rate, reap, recap, recapitulate,
     reduce, retrench, rip, rivet, rook, root out, rule out, scarf,
     scoop, scorch, scrap, screw, section, segment, set apart,
     set aside, sew, shard, shave, shaving, shear, shiver, shorten,
     shred, sizzle, skewer, skim, skin, skive, slam, slash, slice,
     sliver, slog, slug, smack, smash, smite, smithereen, snack, snap,
     snatch, snip, snippet, snub, soak, sock, speed, splinter, squeeze,
     stamp out, staple, step, stick, stick to, sting, stitch,
     storm along, stride, strike, strike at, strike off, strip,
     strip off, stroke, stump, stunt, sum up, summarize, surcharge,
     swat, sweep, swindle, swing, swipe, synopsize, tack, take in,
     take off, take out, tatter, tattoo, tear, tear along, telescope,
     thump, thunder along, thwack, toggle, travel, tread, treasure,
     treasure up, trim, truncate, victimize, wallop, wedge, whack, wham,
     whisk, whiz, whop, wipe out, yerk, zing, zip, zipper, zoom
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  CLIP
  
     1. Compiler Language for Information Processing.
  
     2. Common LISP in Parallel.
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  CLiP
  
      A documentation extractor by Eric W. van
     Ammers that recognises a particular style of comments.  This
     style can be adjusted to suit virtually any programming
     language and target documentation language.  CLiP was designed
     to be compatible with hypertext systems.
  
     MS-DOS,+VAX/{VMS">Version 2.1 runs on MS-DOS, VAX/{VMS and Unix
  
     ftp://sun01.info.wau.nl/clip/)">(ftp://sun01.info.wau.nl/clip/).
  
     (1993-11-18)
  

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