HyperDic: clipper

English > 4 senses of the word clipper:
NOUNartifactclipper, limiter(electronics) a nonlinear electronic circuit whose output is limited in amplitude
artifactclipper, clipper shipa fast sailing ship used in former times
artifactclippershears for cutting grass or shrubbery (often used in the plural)
artifactclipperscissors for cutting hair or finger nails (often used in the plural)
clipper > pronunciation
Soundsklih'per
Rhymesasper ... zipper: 139 rhymes with per...
English > clipper: 4 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaning(electronics) a nonlinear electronic circuit whose output is limited in amplitude; used to limit the instantaneous amplitude of a waveform (to clip off the peaks of a waveform).
Synonymlimiter
CategoryelectronicsThe branch of physics that deals with the emission and effects of electrons and with the use of electronic devices
Broadercircuit, electrical circuit, electric circuitAn electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow
Spanishlimitador
Catalanlimitador
English > clipper: 4 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA fast sailing ship used in former times.
Synonymclipper ship
Broadersailing vessel, sailing shipA vessel that is powered by the wind
Spanishcliper, clíper
Catalanclíper
English > clipper: 4 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaningshears for cutting grass or shrubbery (often used in the plural).
Broadershearslarge scissors with strong blades
Spanishpodadoras, tijeras podadoras
Verbsclipsever or remove by pinching or snipping / snipping
clipcultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of
English > clipper: 4 senses > noun 4, artifact
Meaningscissors for cutting hair or finger nails (often used in the plural).
Broaderscissors, pair of scissorsAn edge tool having two crossed pivoting blades
Spanishmaquinilla
Verbsclipsever or remove by pinching or snipping / snipping

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