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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 clip·ping /ˈklɪpɪŋ/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 截割; 限幅

From: Network Terminology

 剪輯 截割

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Clip v. t. [imp. & p. p. Clipped p. pr. & vb. n. Clipping.]
 1. To embrace, hence; to encompass.
 O . . . that Neptune's arms, who clippeth thee about,
 Would bear thee from the knowledge of thyself.   --Shak.
 2. To cut off; as with shears or scissors; as, to clip the hair; to clip coin.
    Sentenced to have his ears clipped.   --Macaulay.
 3. To curtail; to cut short.
 All my reports go with the modest truth;
 No more nor clipped, but so.   --Shak.
    In London they clip their words after one manner about the court, another in the city, and a third in the suburbs.   --Swift.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Clip·ping n.
 1. The act of embracing. [Obs.]
 2. The act of cutting off, curtailing, or diminishing; the practice of clipping the edges of coins.  
 Note: This practise was common when precious metals such as silver or gold were used in commonly circulated major coins, such as the dime, quarter, and higher denominations; scoundrels would remove small slivers of precious metal from the edges of many coins, eventually accumulating enough precious metal to be worth a significant sum, while passing on the clipped coins at their nominal values.  After most governments discontinued coinage in silver and gold in the late 1900's, the practice became obsolete.  The serrations, or milling, at the edges of coins was introduced to defeat the practice by making the result of clipping evident.  Many coins continued to be made with milled edges even after the practice of clipping was rendered pointless by use of non-precious metals in coinage.
    clipping by Englishmen is robbing the honest man who receives clipped money.   --Locke.
 3. That which is clipped off or out of something; a piece separated by clipping; as, newspaper clippings.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See clip

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a metal frame or container holding cartridges; can be
           inserted into an automatic gun [syn: cartridge holder,
            cartridge clip, magazine]
      2: an instance or single occasion for some event; "this time he
         succeeded"; "he called four times"; "he could do ten at a
         clip" [syn: time]
      3: any of various small fasteners used to hold loose articles
      4: an article of jewelry that can be clipped onto a hat or
      5: the act of clipping or snipping [syn: clipping, snip]
      6: a sharp slanting blow; "he gave me a clip on the ear"
      v 1: sever or remove by pinching or snipping; "nip off the
           flowers" [syn: nip, nip off, snip, snip off]
      2: run at a moderately swift pace [syn: trot, jog]
      3: attach with a clip; "clip the papers together" [ant: unclip]
      4: cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; "dress the
         plants in the garden" [syn: snip, crop, trim, lop,
          dress, prune, cut back]
      5: 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" [syn: curtail, cut
      [also: clipping, clipped]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an excerpt cut from a newspaper or magazine; "he searched
           through piles of letters and clippings" [syn: newspaper
           clipping, press clipping, cutting, press cutting]
      2: cutting down to the desired size or shape [syn: trim, trimming]
      3: the act of clipping or snipping [syn: clip, snip]