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Meaning of clip

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a metal frame or container holding cartridges; can be
           inserted into an automatic gun [syn: {cartridge holder},
           {cartridge clip}, {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}, {clip}]
      3: any of various small fasteners used to hold loose articles
      4: an article of jewelry that can be clipped onto a hat or dress
      5: the act of clipping or snipping [syn: {clip}, {clipping},
      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}, {clip}, {snip}, {snip
      2: run at a moderately swift pace [syn: {trot}, {jog}, {clip}]
      3: attach with a clip; "clip the papers together" [ant:
      4: cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; "dress the
         plants in the garden" [syn: {snip}, {clip}, {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: {clip}, {curtail}, {cut

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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