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Dictionary definition for: Clip

1. (n) a metal frame or container holding cartridges; can be inserted into an automatic gun

2. (v) sever or remove by pinching or snipping; "nip off the flowers"

3. (n) an instance or single occasion for some event; "this time he succeeded" "he called four times" "he could do ten at a clip"

4. (v) run at a moderately swift pace

5. (n) any of various small fasteners used to hold loose articles together

6. (v) attach with a clip; "clip the papers together"

7. (n) an article of jewelry that can be clipped onto a hat or dress

8. (v) cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; "dress the plants in the garden"

9. (n) the act of clipping or snipping

10. (v) 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"

11. (n) a sharp slanting blow; "he gave me a clip on the ear"

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