clipping

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English[edit]

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Verb[edit]

clipping

  1. Present participle of clip.

Noun[edit]

clipping (countable and uncountable, plural clippings)

  1. (countable) A piece of something removed by clipping.
    a clipping of hair
    grass clippings
  2. (countable) An article clipped from a newspaper.
  3. (countable, linguistics) A short form (of a word).
    The word "ad" is a clipping of "advertisement".
  4. (uncountable, signal processing) the process of cutting off a signal level that rises above a certain maximum level

Synonyms[edit]

  • (piece of something removed by clipping): offcut, snippet
  • (article clipped from a newspaper): cutting, newspaper clipping, newspaper cutting
  • (word formed by shortening another): short form

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