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1 clip /ˈklɪp/ noun
plural clips
1 clip
/ˈklɪp/
noun
plural clips
Learner's definition of CLIP
[count]
: a usually small piece of metal or plastic that holds things together or keeps things in place
see also paper clip
: a container that is filled with bullets and that is placed inside a gun so that the bullets can be fired
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2 clip /ˈklɪp/ verb
clips; clipped; clipping
2 clip
/ˈklɪp/
verb
clips; clipped; clipping
Learner's definition of CLIP
[+ object] : to hold (two or more things) together with a clip
: to attach (something) to or onto something else with a clip
[+ object]
[no object]
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3 clip /ˈklɪp/ noun
plural clips
3 clip
/ˈklɪp/
noun
plural clips
Learner's definition of CLIP
[count] : a short section of a movie, TV show, etc.
[count] US : an article that has been cut out of a newspaper or magazine : clipping
[singular] : the speed at which something happens
◊ If something moves or happens at a fast/rapid/steady/good clip, it moves or happens quickly.
[singular] US, informal : one time or instance usually used in the phrase at a clip
[singular] British, informal : a quick and painful hit with the hand
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4 clip /ˈklɪp/ verb
clips; clipped; clipping
4 clip
/ˈklɪp/
verb
clips; clipped; clipping
Learner's definition of CLIP
[+ object]
: to make (something) shorter or neater by cutting off small pieces
see also clip someone's wings at 1wing
: to cut (an article, a picture, etc.) out of a newspaper or magazine
: to hit the side of (something) while going past it
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