Definitions for clippingˈklɪp ɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

clip•pingˈklɪp ɪŋ(n.)

  1. the act of a person or thing that clips.

  2. an article, advertisement, etc., clipped from a newspaper or magazine.

    Category: Journalism

Origin of clipping:



Princeton's WordNet

  1. clipping, newspaper clipping, press clipping, cutting, press cutting(noun)

    an excerpt cut from a newspaper or magazine

    "he searched through piles of letters and clippings"

  2. trim, trimming, clipping(noun)

    cutting down to the desired size or shape

  3. clip, clipping, snip(noun)

    the act of clipping or snipping


  1. clipping(Noun)

    A piece of something removed by clipping.

  2. clipping(Noun)

    An article clipped from a newspaper.

  3. clipping(Noun)

    A short form (of a word).

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Clipping

    of Clip

  2. Clipping(noun)

    the act of embracing

  3. Clipping(noun)

    the act of cutting off, curtailing, or diminishing; the practice of clipping the edges of coins

  4. Clipping(noun)

    that which is clipped off or out of something; a piece separated by clipping; as, newspaper clippings


  1. Clipping

    Any procedure which identifies that portion of a picture which is either inside or outside a region is referred to as a clipping algorithm or clipping. The region against which an object is to be clipped is called clipping window.

Translations for clipping

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a thing clipped off or out of something, especially a newspaper

She collects clippings about the royal family.

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