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  7  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clip  \Clip\,  n. 
  1.  (Mach.)  A  part  attachment,  or  appendage,  for  seizing, 
  clasping,  or  holding,  an  object,  as  a  cable,  etc 
 
  2.  (Angling)  A  gaff  or  hook  for  landing  the  fish,  as  in 
  salmon  fishing.  [Scot.  &  Prov.  Eng.] 
 
  3.  A  rapid  gait.  ``A  three-minute  clip.''  --Kipling. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clip  \Clip\  (kl[i^]p),  v.  i. 
  To  move  swiftly;  --  usually  with  indefinite  it 
 
  Straight  flies  as  chek,  and  clips  it  down  the  wind. 
  --Dryden. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clip  \Clip\,  n. 
  1.  An  embrace.  --Sir  P.  Sidney. 
 
  2.  A  cutting;  a  shearing. 
 
  3.  The  product  of  a  single  shearing  of  sheep;  a  season's  crop 
  of  wool. 
 
  4.  A  clasp  or  holder  for  letters,  papers,  etc 
 
  5.  An  embracing  strap  for  holding  parts  together;  the  iron 
  strap,  with  loop,  at  the  ends  of  a  whiffletree.  --Knight. 
 
  6.  (Far.)  A  projecting  flange  on  the  upper  edge  of  a 
  horseshoe,  turned  up  so  as  to  embrace  the  lower  part  of 
  the  hoof;  --  called  also  {toe  clip}  and  {beak}.  --Youatt. 
 
  7.  A  blow  or  stroke  with  the  hand;  as  he  hit  him  a  clip. 
  [Colloq.  U.  S.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clip  \Clip\  (kl[i^]p),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Clipped}  (kl[i^]pt); 
  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Clipping}.]  [OE.  cluppen  clippen,  to 
  embrace,  AS  clyran  to  embrace,  clasp;  cf  OHG.  kluft  tongs, 
  shears,  Icel,  kl[=y]pa  to  pinch,  squeeze,  also  OE  clippen  to 
  cut,  shear,  Dan.  klippe  to  clip,  cut,  SW  &  Icel.  klippa.] 
  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  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  clip 
  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  implements  used  to  hold  loose  articles 
  together 
  4:  an  article  of  jewelry  that  can  be  clipped  onto  a  hat  or 
  dress 
  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  of  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:  cut  back  the  growth  of  of  bushes  and  trees  [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 
  short}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  CLIP 
 
  1.  {Compiler  Language  for  Information  Processing}. 
 
  2.  {Common  LISP  in  Parallel}. 
 
 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  CLiP 
 
    A  documentation  extractor  by  Eric  W.  van 
  Ammers  that  recognises  a  particular  style  of  {comments}.  This 
  style  can  be  adjusted  to  suit  virtually  any  programming 
  language  and  target  documentation  language.  CLiP  was  designed 
  to  be  compatible  with  {hypertext}  systems. 
 
  Version  2.1  runs  on  {MS-DOS},  {VAX}/{VMS}  and  {Unix} 
 
  {(ftp://sun01.info.wau.nl/clip/)} 
 
  (1993-11-18) 
 
 




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