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Dictionary definition for: Clipper

1. (n) (electronics) an 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) "a limiter introduces amplitude distortion"

2. (n) a fast sailing ship used in former times

3. (n) shears for cutting grass or shrubbery

4. (n) scissors for cutting hair or finger nails

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