clip|per

clip|per
clip|per «KLIHP uhr», noun.
1. a person who clips or cuts.
2. Often, clippers. any one of various tools for cuttin, especially scissors or shears: »

Barbers use electric hair clippers.

3. a large sailing ship built and rigged for speed: »

Clipper…a sharp-built vessel whereof the stem and sternpost, especially the former, have a great rake (Arthur Young).

4. a fast horse.
5. a fast sled for coasting.
6. a large, fast aircraft.
7. an electronic circuit or any part of it that eliminates an undesirable signal.
8. British Slang. a first-rate person or thing.
Clip|per «KLIHP uhr», noun, adjective.
–n.
= Clipper chip. (Cf.Clipper chip)
–adj.
of or using a Clipper chip: »

Under the Clipper plan the federal government will maintain a master list of ID numbers for all Clipper devices ever sold (James Fallows).


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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