HyperDic: clip

English > 11 senses of the word clip:
NOUNartifactclip, cartridge holder, cartridge clip, magazinea metal frame or container holding cartridges
eventclip, timean instance or single occasion for some event
artifactclipany of various small fasteners used to hold loose articles together
artifactclipan article of jewelry that can be clipped onto a hat or dress
actclip, clipping, snipthe act of clipping / clipping or snipping / snipping
actclipa sharp slanting blow
VERBcontactclip, nip, nip off, snip, snip offsever or remove by pinching or snipping / snipping
motionclip, trot, jogrun at a moderately swift pace
contactclipattach with a clip
contactclip, snip, crop, trim, lop, dress, prune, cut backcultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of
changeclip, curtail, cut shortterminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end / end or its full extent
clip > pronunciation
Soundsklih'p
Rhymesacquaintanceship ... zip / ZIP: 103 rhymes with ihp...
English > clip: 11 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA metal frame or container holding cartridges; can be inserted into an automatic gun.
Synonymscartridge holder, cartridge clip, magazine
Part ofgunA weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel)
Narrowerpincurl clipA variety of clip for holding pin curls
Broadersupply chamberA mechanical device for holding something and supplying it as needed
Spanishcargador, cartuchera, clip
Catalanclip
English > clip: 11 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningAn instance or single occasion for some event.
Example "he could do ten at a clip"
Synonymtime
Broadercase, instance, exampleAn occurrence of something
Spanishocasión, vez
Catalancop, ocasió, vegada
English > clip: 11 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningAny of various small fasteners used to hold loose articles together.
Narrowerbicycle clip, trouser clipA clip worn around a cyclist's ankles that keeps trousers from becoming caught in the bicycle chain
bulldog clip, alligator clipA clip with a spring that closes the metal jaws
hair slideA decorative hinged clip that girls and women put in their hair to hold it in place
paper clip, paperclip, gem clipA wire or plastic clip for holding sheets of paper together
Broaderfastener, fastening, holdfast, fixingrestraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
Spanishclip
Catalanclip
Verbsclipattach with a clip
English > clip: 11 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningAn article of jewelry that can be clipped onto a hat or dress.
Broaderjewelry, jewelleryAn adornment (as a bracelet or ring or necklace) made of precious metals and set with gems (or imitation gems)
English > clip: 11 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningThe act of clipping / clipping or snipping / snipping.
Synonymsclipping, snip
Narrowernip, pinchA small sharp bite or snip
Broadercut, cutting, cutting offThe act of shortening something by chopping off the ends
Spanishrapadura, rapamiento, tijerada
Catalanesquilada, pelada, rapada, xollada
Verbsclipsever or remove by pinching or snipping / snipping
clipcultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of
English > clip: 11 senses > noun 6, act
MeaningA sharp slanting blow.
Example"he gave me a clip on the ear"
BroaderblowA powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon
Spanishtorta
English > clip: 11 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningsever or remove by pinching or snipping / snipping.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymsnip, nip off, snip, snip off
Broadercutseparate with or as if with an instrument
Spanishcortar, tijeretear
Catalanretallar, tallar
Nounsclip, clippingthe act of clipping / clipping or snipping / snipping
clipperscissors for cutting hair or finger nails (often used in the plural)
clippershears for cutting grass or shrubbery (often used in the plural)
English > clip: 11 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningRun at a moderately swift pace.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Synonymstrot, jog
BroaderrunMove fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time
Spanishtrotar
Catalantrotar
English > clip: 11 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningattach with a clip.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
Example"clip the papers together"
BroaderattachCause to be attached
OppositeunclipRemove the clip from
Catalansubjectar amb uu clip
Nounsclipany of various small fasteners used to hold loose articles together
English > clip: 11 senses > verb 4, contact
Meaningcultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymssnip, crop, trim, lop, dress, prune, cut back
Narrowerdisbudthin out buds to improve the quality of the remaining flowers
poll, pollardconvert into a pollard
shearcut with shears
top, pinchcut the top off
Broaderthin outmake sparse
Spanishpodar
Catalanesporgar, podar
Nounsclipthe act of clipping / clipping or snipping / snipping
clippershears for cutting grass or shrubbery (often used in the plural)
clippingcutting down to the desired size or shape
English > clip: 11 senses > verb 5, change
Meaningterminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end / end or its full extent.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymscurtail, cut short
Broadershortenmake shorter / shorter than originally / originally intended
Spanishacortar, atajar, diminuir, recortar
Catalanatallar, escurçar, fer drecera, retallar

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