Clipping meaning

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The definition of a clipping is something that has been cut out or off.

An example of a clipping is a piece of art that's been cut from a magazine.

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Something cut off or out, especially an item clipped from a newspaper or magazine.
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The act of cutting out or trimming off.
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Something cut out or trimmed off.

Hair clippings.

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A news story or other item clipped from a newspaper, magazine, etc.
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(1) Cutting off the outer edges or boundaries of a word, signal or image. In rendering an image, clipping removes any objects or portions thereof that are not visible on screen. See scissoring. See also WCA.
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Present participle of clip.
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(countable) A piece of something removed by clipping.

A clipping of hair.

Grass clippings.

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(countable) An article clipped from a newspaper.
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(countable, linguistics) A short form (of a word).

The word "ad" is a clipping of "advertisement".

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(uncountable, signal processing) The process of cutting off a signal level that rises above a certain maximum level.
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