clipping

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noun clip·ping \ˈkli-piŋ\

Definition of clipping

  1. :  something that is clipped off or out of something else grass clippings; especially :  an item clipped from a publication

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15th Century

First Known Use of clipping

15th century



CLIPPING Defined for English Language Learners

clipping

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Definition of clipping for English Language Learners

  • : something (such as an article or a picture) that has been cut out of a newspaper or magazine

  • : a small piece that has been cut off of something


CLIPPING Defined for Kids

clipping

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noun clip·ping \ˈkli-piŋ\

Definition of clipping for Students

  1. :  something cut out or off grass clippings a magazine clipping



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