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paper clip

noun

Simple Definition of paper clip

  • : a piece of wire bent into flat loops that is used to hold sheets of paper together

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of paper clip

  1. :  a length of wire bent into flat loops that is used to hold papers together


PAPER CLIP Defined for Kids

paper clip

noun

Definition of paper clip for Students

  1. :  a piece of bent wire used to hold sheets of paper together




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