Hay 2 definiciones de clip en inglés:

clip1

Saltos de línea: clip
Pronunciación: /klɪp
 
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1A flexible or spring-loaded device for holding an object or objects together or in place: he undid two clips and lifted the lid a gilt clip fastened her hair
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  • The clips, bonded together in rows of 50, like gun nails, prevent tangling and make installation fast and productive.
  • The pocket clip is reversible, spring loaded and adjustable for tension.
  • He undoes the clips and straps producing a sword that looks as though it were a slab of scrap metal.
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1.1A piece of jewellery fastened by a clip: a diamanté clip
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  • Placing diamanté clips and delicate barrettes add a sassy touch of glamour to hairstyles for the holiday.
  • Live roses had been picked from the garden and were entwined in the pattern, along with jewelled clips and silk ribbons.
  • I winced as they pulled and shaped, until my long curls were pulled into a low ponytail and a diamanté clip was attached.
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1.2A clip for holding banknotes: he drew two fifties from his golden clip
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  • Keep it real with this great money clip.
  • Somehow we were under the impression that money clips were old hat, replaced by wallets and purses.
  • The tray includes a number of currency compartments, at least one of the currency compartments including a pivoting currency clip having an upward position.
2A metal holder containing cartridges for an automatic firearm: he shot twice, but his clip was empty
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  • Unfortunately, the airdrop contained no heavy mortar ammunition, no illumination rounds and only loose rifle cartridges instead of clips.
  • As he yells the last part five burly men run down the stairs carrying fully automatic weapons with extended clips.
  • He looked nervous as he placed a new clip into his automatic weapon.
Sinónimos
magazine, cartridge, cylinder

verbo (clips, clipping, clipped)

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Fasten or be fastened with a clip or clips: [with object]: she clipped on a pair of diamond earrings [no object]: the panels simply clip on to the framework
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  • The hooks clip onto the roof rack and the cords simply slide in, are pulled to the exact length and then locked in place.
  • The overhangs have hooks that washers can clip to as they clean.
  • The other day I had a ballpoint pen clipped to my trousers when I brushed past something and lost it.
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Origen

Old English clyppan (verb), of West Germanic origin. The noun use dates from the late 15th century.

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Hay 2 definiciones de clip en inglés:

clip2

Saltos de línea: clip
Pronunciación: /klɪp
 
/

verbo (clips, clipping, clipped)

[with object]
1Cut short or trim (hair, vegetation, etc.) with shears or scissors: I was clipping the hedge
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  • Some of them have big beards and long hair, whilst others clip their hair short or shave the head, merely allowing a tuft to remain on the crown as a sign that they are Christians.
  • The statues and trees looked tiny from up high, as did the hedges that had been clipped into elaborate shapes by the skilled gardeners, into birds and animals.
  • He attempts to rub away the graffiti on his mother's tombstone and takes out a pair of scissors to clip the grass on her grave.
Sinónimos
trim, cut, cut short/shorter, snip, prune, shorten, crop, shear, shave, pare; lop, pollard; mow; neaten, shape, tidy up, even up
1.1Trim or remove the hair or wool of (an animal): we explain how to clip your horse
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  • The sight of farmers clipping their sheep is another traditional rural sight which is becoming gradually less common.
  • Farmers, who had to clip their sheep anyway at a cost of 50 pence per animal, would be paid for doing so, and would not be forced to burn the wool.
  • If possible, bathe and clip your horse the day before you need to leave.
1.2 (clip something off) Cut off a thing or part of a thing with shears or scissors: Philip clipped off another piece of wire figurative she clipped nearly two seconds off the world record
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  • Geraldine finished third in Paris in yet another personal best of 4.02.08, clipping a second off her PB in Brussels, which only saw her finish in sixth place.
  • On his last outing he drove like a man possessed and clipped a tenth off the Brazilian's time to ensure an all-Ferrari barrier at the start of the race.
  • Dr Roger Bannister clipped a second off the world record in a legendary 1954 race in Oxford.
1.3Cut (a section) from a newspaper or periodical: a photograph clipped from a magazine
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  • You can add pieces by hitting the ‘add’ button, and you can clip sections, links, forms, or pages.
  • In this way a user can clip the section of a Web page that they are interested in (say a price, or some details which they will need to refer to later).
  • We clip newspaper articles showing lengthy sentences for repeat offenders.
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remove, cut out, snip out, detach, extract, tear out
1.4Illicitly pare the edge of (a coin): they clipped the edges of gold coins and melted the clippings down
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  • And much as the Roman Empire had clipped their coins to create more money, the Fed was already undermining the gold standard.
  • Counterfeiting or clipping the coinage was regarded as a heinous crime.
  • In olden days, crooks used to shave or clip the edges of coins and then sell the shavings to a disreputable goldsmith or silversmith.
1.5British Remove a small piece of (a bus or train ticket) to show that it has been used.
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  • I asked him why he hadn't pointed this out when he clipped our tickets.
  • ‘Enjoy your film,’ the attendants say nowadays, as they clip your ticket.
  • The guard clipped the tickets, smiled and waved them through quickly.
1.6 Computing Process (an image) so as to remove the parts outside a certain area: once the video image is captured, it can be panned, clipped, and zoomed
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  • If the graphic is too large for the page it will be clipped, something you almost never want.
  • it must be saved to the hard disk before you can clip the image.
  • There are multiple ways to clip an image, many of them use the subset command.
1.7 Electronics Truncate the amplitude of (a signal) above or below predetermined levels: once the amplifier has boosted the signal it is clipped to provide a digital pulse
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  • Normalization is a process that increases the peak amplitude of a signal to the maximum level before clipping.
  • If the signal is clipped by the amplifier, unacceptable spectral leakage to the adjacent channels will occur.
  • A traditional fuzz circuit boosts and clips the signal sufficiently to turn a standard sine wave input in to what is effectively a square wave output.
2British Strike smartly or with a glancing blow: the car clipped the kerb he’ll clip your ear
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  • Her vehicle was clipped by an overtaking car and flipped upside down.
  • When he got to the middle of the road he was clipped by the car and flicked up into the air.
  • He was also one-and-a-half times over the drink drive limit and while driving he clipped a kerb and rolled the car, which skidded into roadside railings.
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hit, strike, make contact with, touch, brush, graze, glance off, tap, run into, bang into, crack into/againsthit, strike, cuff, smack, slap, thump, punch, knock, rap, box someone's ears
informal clout, whack, wallop, belt, clobber, bop, biff, sock
Scottish & Northern English informal skelp
3 informal , chiefly North American Swindle or rob: in all the years he ran the place, he was clipped only three times
4 [no object, with adverbial of direction] informal , chiefly US Move quickly: we clip down the track
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  • Shoppers loved the idea of parking close to the store and quickly clipping through the aisles.
  • For nearly half an hour we clipped along at a good pace chatting and enjoying the fine scenery.
  • She clipped down the road about 10 miles over the speed limit.

sustantivo

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1An act of clipping or trimming something: I gave him a full clip
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  • My Cocker spaniel needs a good clip for summer.
  • The hedge needs a clip and the dog could do with a bath.
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1.1The quantity of wool clipped from a sheep or flock: a local agent will arrange for the clip to be sold at auction selection favoured a heavy wool clip
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  • The firm handles both sheep and cattle, at one time he had over 120,000 sheep and a clip of 80,000 pounds of wood was taken annually.
  • More than 50 percent of the national clip will pass through their hands.
  • Trevor says he's encouraging growers to sell parts of their clip rather than all of it as there's predictions the market will improve as demand grows.
2A short sequence taken from a film or broadcast: clips from earlier shows a film clip
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  • A number of short film clips, featurettes and a documentary are located on Disc Two.
  • The work creates a montage from hundreds of short clips from well-known Hollywood films.
  • The only other extras of note here are a pair of Movietone Newsreels, which show clips from the film's New York and World Premieres.
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extract, excerpt, snippet, selection, cutting, fragment; scene, moment; trailer
3British informal A smart or glancing blow: I’d give him a clip round the ear
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  • When I was at school in the 1940s I myself played up many a teacher but I knew how far to go before I got a clip round the ear.
  • They keep me grounded, and if I ever get a bit big headed, I'm not too big for a clip round the ear!
  • Once there was a golden era when all crime was prevented by a clip round the ear from a stern but avuncular local policeman.
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4 [in singular] informal A specified speed or rate of movement, especially when rapid: we crossed the dance floor at an amazingly fast clip
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  • With more companies now looking to hire, workers are seeing their pay rise at a rapid clip.
  • Moreover, the backlog of unfilled orders, after shrinking for three years, is growing again at a rapid clip.
  • We've left behind the smaller highway and merged onto an Interstate, the miles sliding by now at a rapid clip.
Sinónimos
speed, rate, pace, velocity, tempo, momentum
informal lick, fair old rate

Origen

Middle English: from Old Norse klippa, probably imitative.

Frases

at a clip

US informal At a time; all at once: I spent several days with him, eight hours at a clip
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  • Because my family and I can only go for about six hours at a clip before engaging in some massive argument, it didn't seem worth the $300 for me to fly home.
  • Training sessions were to be long, very long, 6-8 hours at a clip sometimes, but I felt very fortunate to be allowed such access.
  • I saw her twice a year, two weeks at a clip but now she can see me always.

clip the wings of

Trim the feathers of (a bird) so as to disable it from flight.
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  • Further charges under the Summary Offences Act are also expected to be laid for ill-treatment of animals, importing animals without written permission from the chief game warden and clipping the wings of the protected birds.
  • The owner had forgotten to clip the wings of the bird.
  • His first day, he had to clip the wings of a flock of geese.
Prevent (someone) from acting freely; check the aspirations of: he finally clipped the wings of his high-flying chief of staff
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  • No-hopers Kerry turned the league form on its head at Hollymount on Saturday by clipping the wings of league hopefuls Mayo.
  • Many people see this as clipping the wings of the student movement in British Columbia, or even as a form of dividing and conquering students.
  • But the move to allow the removal of sensitive data on ‘national security’ grounds, and possibly clip the wings of scientists in future, was made at a meeting of the National Academy of Sciences in the US earlier this year.
Sinónimos
restrict someone's freedom, check, curb, set/impose limits on, keep within bounds, keep under control, obstruct, impede, frustrate, thwart, stand in the way of, fetter, hamstring

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