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(electronics) a nonlinear electronic circuit whose output is limited in amplitude

a fast sailing ship used in former times

shears for cutting grass or shrubbery (often used in the plural)

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scissors for cutting hair or finger nails (often used in the plural)

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Dakoff, Note, The Clipper Chip Proposal: Deciphering the Unfounded Fears That are Wrongfully Derailing Its Implementation, 29 J.
4, 1994) (setting forth key release procedures announced the year after Clipper Chip was unveiled).
The Clipper Chip regime is used for demonstrative purposes only.
The most recent development in cryptographic alternatives is the federal government's key escrow encryption initiative, more popularly known as the Clipper Chip and the Capstone chip.
Because the Clipper Chip and Capstone algorithms do not comply with existing international standards, there are concerns that the added investment in hardware and personnel could make the technology unduly expensive to implement.
AT&T will use the Clipper chip, announced today by President Clinton as a new technology for voice encryption, in all of its secure telephone products except those specially designed for government classified customers.
AT&T is pleased to be the first company to publicly commit to adoption of the Clipper chip," said Ed Hickey, AT&T vice president, Secure Communications Systems.