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clip

the pointed flange on a horseshoe that secures it to the front part of the hoof

clip

[klip]
(design engineering)
A device that fastens by gripping, clasping, or hooking one part to another.
(ordnance)

clip

1. A portion of a brick cut to length.
2. A special fastener made of light-gauge sheet metal or wire for the attachment of gypsum lath to channel or steel studs.
3. A small device, usually of metal, for holding larger parts in place, either by friction or by mechanical action, as a spring device of metal used to hold glass in a window.

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CLiP

(programming, tool)
A documentation extractor by Eric W. van Ammers that recognises a particular style of comments. This style can be adjusted to suit virtually any programming language and target documentation language. CLiP was designed to be compatible with hypertext systems.

Version 2.1 runs on MS-DOS, VAX/VMS and Unix

ftp://sun01.info.wau.nl/clip/.

CLIP

(CLassical IP) See Classical IP.
References in classic literature ?
As a usurer takes each one of a bag of silver angels, feeling each coin to find whether it be clipped or not, so the Sheriff, as all rode slowly and sadly back toward Nottingham, took up thought after thought in turn, feeling around the edges of each but finding in every one some flaw.
Looking between the tree-trunks, Ralph saw laid out on the perfectly flat and richly green meadow at the bottom of the hill a small gray manor-house, with ponds, terraces, and clipped hedges in front of it, a farm building or so at the side, and a screen of fir-trees rising behind, all perfectly sheltered and self-sufficient.
Yet if indeed it had been a laugh she clipped it short, for in almost the same moment she was looking large-eyed at me and tapping my sleeve impulsively with her fingers, just as David does when he suddenly likes you.