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Synonyms for clipper

(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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The prevailing question for the underachieving Clippers dramatically changed this week from, "What is wrong with these guys?
3M brought the first surgical clipper to market, and now we've eliminated the decision of whether to purchase corded or battery-operated surgical clippers, or both.
With teammate Shaun Livingston not far from their minds, the Clippers went back to the focus at hand - trying to stay in the Western Conference playoff race.
The Clippers might have been inspired to do just that early on, as they went up by as many as 12 points in the second quarter.
With the Clippers finishing 2006 much lower in the standings than they anticipated, it seems practically everything Clipper has some sort of problem -- even Brand's performance.
Many believed, though, that Artest would be a member of the Clippers, as part of a deal that would have sent Corey Maggette to Sacramento, but the teams seemed prepared to move forward without a trade.
Ron Artest remained in Sacramento, Corey Maggette stayed a Clipper and as the NBA world waited for the other shoe to drop on that trade, the Clippers went about the business of trying to turn around their season.
A stomach virus, not any type of anxiety, felled Clippers center Chris Kaman and kept him out of Monday's game against the Spurs, and sixth man Corey Maggette sat out with a bruised left knee.
A stomach virus, not any type of anxiety, felled Clippers center Chris Kaman and kept him out Monday's game against the Spurs, and sixth man Corey Maggette sat out with a bruised left knee.
The Clippers have been a model of inconsistency, and on Wednesday night, they again displayed their puzzling persona.
SACRAMENTO -- The Clippers couldn't shoot, and therefore had no chance to break their nine-year losing streak in Sacramento.
The Clippers still might not be playing their best, but their concerns hardly look serious when they're on a league-high five- game winning streak.
Dirk Nowitzki presented major mismatch issues for the Clippers.
If the Clippers were supposed to blow out the Portland Trail Blazers, then their Monday night win can be summed up in one word - predictable.