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


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: 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

      adj 1: having an end or small portion cut off; "birds with clipped
             wings cannot fly" [ant: unclipped]
      2: (of animals) having ears or tail cut short; "doberman
         pinschers with docked tails and ears" [syn: docked]
      3: cut or trimmed by clipping; "a handsome man with a clipped
         moustache"; "clipped hedges"; "close-clipped lawns"; "a
         clipped poodle"
      4: (of speech) having quick short sounds; "a clipped
         upper-class accent"