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clipper

 
Noun clipper has 4 senses
  1. limiter, clipper - (electronics) an nonlinear electronic circuit whose output is limited in amplitude; used to limit the instantaneous amplitude of a waveform (to clip off the peaks of a waveform); "a limiter introduces amplitude distortion"
    --1 is a kind of circuit, electrical circuit, electric circuit
  2. clipper, clipper ship - a fast sailing ship used in former times
    --2 is a kind of sailing vessel, sailing ship
  3. clipper, clippers - shears for cutting grass or shrubbery
    --3 is a kind of shear, shears
    Derived forms: verb clip4, verb clip1
  4. clipper, clippers - scissors for cutting hair or finger nails
    --4 is a kind of scissors, pair of scissors
    Derived form: verb clip1
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