1) N-COUNT: oft n N A clipping is an article, picture, or advertisement that has been cut from a newspaper or magazine.

...bulletin boards crowded with newspaper clippings.

2) N-COUNT: usu pl, oft n N Clippings are small pieces of something that have been cut from something larger.

Having mown the lawn, there are all those grass clippings to get rid of.

...nail clippings.

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • clipping — (izg. klìpīng) m DEFINICIJA tehn. ograničavanje amplitude signala, rezanje SINTAGMA press clipping (izg. près clipping) publ. isječci iz novina, ob. sortirani prema određenoj temi ETIMOLOGIJA engl …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • clipping — index excerpt Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Clipping —   [dt. Abschneiden], eine Methode bei der Erstellung von 3D Grafiken, die es ermöglicht, verdeckte, also nicht sichtbare Bereiche auszuschneiden, beispielsweise beim Betrachten einer Landschaft durch ein Fenster alle Bereiche, die nicht innerhalb …   Universal-Lexikon

  • clipping — early 13c., clasping, embracing, from CLIP (Cf. clip) (2). Meaning an article cut from a newspaper is from 1857, from CLIP (Cf. clip) (1). Sense of a small piece cut off is from late 15c …   Etymology dictionary

  • clipping — ► NOUN 1) a small piece trimmed from something: grass clippings. 2) an article cut from a newspaper or magazine …   English terms dictionary

  • clipping — [klip′iŋ] n. [< CLIP1] 1. the act of cutting out or trimming off 2. something cut out or trimmed off [hair clippings ] ☆ 3. a news story or other item clipped from a newspaper, magazine, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Clipping — Este artículo o sección necesita referencias que aparezcan en una publicación acreditada, como revistas especializadas, monografías, prensa diaria o páginas de Internet fidedignas. Puedes añadirlas así o avisar …   Wikipedia Español

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