Clipper meaning

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One that cuts, shears, or clips.
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An instrument or tool for cutting, clipping, or shearing.

Nail clippers.

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(nautical) A fast, square-rigged ship developed in the mid-19th century, having a sharp bow, tall masts, and a large sail area.
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One that moves very fast.
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A person who cuts, trims, etc.
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A tool for cutting or trimming.

A barber's clippers.

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Something regarded as exceptionally swift.
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(electronics) A circuit designed to limit the amplitude of an output signal to a preset level.
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Anything that clips.
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(chiefly in the plural) A tool used for clipping something, such as hair, coins, or fingernails.
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Something that moves swiftly; especially:
  • (nautical) Any of several forms of very fast sailing ships having a long, low hull and a sharply raked stem.
  • (informal) An Alberta clipper.
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(electronics) A circuit which prevents the amplitude of a wave from exceeding a set value.
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