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  ( clips    plural & 3rd person present)   ( clipping    present participle)   ( clipped    past tense & past participle  )
1       n-count   A clip is a small device, usually made of metal or plastic, that is specially shaped for holding things together.  
She took the clip out of her hair.     
2       verb   When you clip things together or when things clip together, you fasten them together using a clip or clips.  
He clipped his safety belt to a fitting on the deck...      V n to/on n  
He clipped his cufflinks neatly in place.      V n prep/adv electronic pen which clips to the casing...      V to n  
His flashlight was still clipped to his belt.      V-ed  
3       n-count   A clip from a film or a radio or television programme is a short piece of it that is broadcast separately.  
oft n N, N from/of n  
...a clip from the movie `Shane'.     
4       verb   If you clip something, you cut small pieces from it, especially in order to shape it.  
I saw an old man out clipping his hedge...      V n  
5       verb   If you clip something out of a newspaper or magazine, you cut it out.  
Kids in his neighborhood clipped his picture from the newspaper and carried it around.      V n from/out of n  
6       verb   If something clips something else, it hits it accidentally at an angle before moving off in a different direction.  
The lorry clipped the rear of a tanker and then crashed into a second truck.      V n  
    bulldog clip  
    paper clip  

bulldog clip        ( bulldog clips    plural  ) A bulldog clip is a metal clip with a spring lever that opens and closes two flat pieces of metal. It is used for holding papers together.  
  (BRIT)      n-count  
A clip-on object is designed to be fastened to something by means of a clip.      adj   ADJ n  
...a clip-on tie., ...a clip-on light.     
paper clip        ( paper clips    plural  ) , paper-clip, paperclip   A paper clip is a small piece of bent wire that is used to fasten papers together.      n-count  
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      vb   crop, curtail, cut, cut short, dock, pare, prune, shear, shorten, snip, trim  
      vb     (informal)   belt     (informal)   blow, box, clout     (informal)   cuff, knock, punch, skelp     (dialect)   smack, thump, wallop     (informal)   whack  
      n     (informal)   gallop, lick     (informal)   rate, speed, velocity  

Diccionario de inglés sinónimos  

clip          [2]  
      vb   attach, fasten, fix, hold, pin, staple  

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Consulte también:

bulldog clip, paper clip, clip-on, clipper

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