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


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Snip v. t. [imp. & p. p. Snipped p. pr. & vb. n. Snipping.]  To cut off the nip or neb of, or to cut off at once with shears or scissors; to clip off suddenly; to nip; hence, to break off; to snatch away.
    Curbed and snipped in my younger years by fear of my parents from those vicious excrescences to which that age was subject.   --Fuller.
    The captain seldom ordered anything out of the ship's stores . . . but I snipped some of it for my own share.   --De Foe.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a small piece of anything (especially a piece that has been
          snipped off) [syn: snip, snippet]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a small piece of anything (especially a piece that has been
           snipped off) [syn: snippet, snipping]
      2: the act of clipping or snipping [syn: clip, clipping]
      v 1: sever or remove by pinching or snipping; "nip off the
           flowers" [syn: nip, nip off, clip, snip off]
      2: cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; "dress the
         plants in the garden" [syn: clip, crop, trim, lop,
          dress, prune, cut back]
      [also: snipping, snipped]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See snip