Definition of clipping
: something that is clipped off or out of something else grass clippings; especially : an item clipped from a publication
Recent Examples of clipping from the Web
Here’s the full list from the city’s website: leaves and branches, grass clippings, fruits and vegetables, yard and garden cleanup, coffee grounds and filters, tea bags, eggshells, pine cones and needles.
Dellacqua attached a newspaper clipping in 2013 in which Court took aim at her family and spoke of her pain Wednesday in Paris.
Owner Kate Jotzat said her salon is also part of the Green Circle Salons network that recycles and reuses hair color and clippings.
Press clippings, gear and other mementos rest behind glass on a wall in the terrace club at the ballpark.
Fires that spark spontaneously in organic material, like grass clippings, compost and mulch are usually initiated by heat from microbial processes, like decomposition, says a 2008 article in the journal BioCycle.
The black-and-white pictures and old news clippings would return to the wall.
This increases problems with clippings clumping and matting on the lawn surface.
S. the book goes far beyond that, though, with ephemera like newspaper clippings, letters, postcards and photographs scattered throughout.
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First Known Use of clipping
CLIPPING Defined for English Language Learners
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
Definition of clipping for Students
: something cut out or off grass clippings a magazine clipping
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