HyperDic: clipping

English > 3 senses of the word clipping:
NOUNcommunicationclipping, newspaper clipping, press clipping, cutting, press cuttingan excerpt cut from a newspaper or magazine
actclipping, trim, trimmingcutting down to the desired size or shape
actclipping, clip, snipthe act of clipping / clipping or snipping / snipping
clipping > pronunciation
Soundsklih'pihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > clipping: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn excerpt cut from a newspaper or magazine.
Example"he searched through piles of letters and clippings"
Synonymsnewspaper clipping, press clipping, cutting, press cutting
Broaderexcerpt, excerption, extract, selectionA passage selected from a larger / larger work
Spanishartículo, recortadura, recorte de prensa, recorte
English > clipping: 3 senses > noun 2, act
Meaningcutting down to the desired size or shape.
Synonymstrim, trimming
NarrowerpruningThe act of trimming a plant
Broadercut, cutting, cutting offThe act of shortening something by chopping off the ends
Spanishrecorte
Catalanretallada
Verbsclipcultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of
English > clipping: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of clipping / clipping or snipping / snipping.
Synonymsclip, 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

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