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Synonyms for clipping

Synonyms for clipping

an excerpt cut from a newspaper or magazine

cutting down to the desired size or shape

the act of clipping or snipping

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But make no mistake, compost and grass clippings do what fertilizers are supposed to do: They enrich the soil with nutrients that plants and microscopic soil life-forms are eager to use.
The list for Series 5: Newspaper Clippings has been verified and condensed to include only loose clippings found in the collection.
of Delft, the Netherlands) presents this doctoral thesis analyzing the use of nail clippings as an indicator of long term uptake of nutritional and toxic metal species.
The yew clippings contain a complicated enzyme - Taxus Bacctata - which when processed is used to reduce the size of tumours, allowing surgeries that otherwise may not be feasible.
Artificial logs that create a cheerful and welcoming winter blaze in your fireplace might someday be made from a perhaps surprising source: grass clippings.
Michigan DEQ spokesman Brad Wurfel reported the laws were enacted to provide facilities with clear and, consistent guidelines for composting yard clippings and to ensure that composters were managing yard clippings in an environmentally sound manner.
Because toenails grow slowly, nicotine levels in toenail clippings are relatively stable compared to levels in our salvia and urine.
When you mow, leave the clippings in place - "grasscycle" them.
Summary: A Frank Skinner fan has handed over Au1,000 for his hair clippings.
Unlike conventional mowers, which collect grass clippings, the new style mulching lawn mowers operate a system which recycles the clippings as it mows.
New gleanings from the Nurses' Health Study show that samples as mundane as toenail clippings can be a marker for cigarette indulgence, "when smoking history is not available.
Also, Ron Bower states that my letter about grass clippings being left in situ was nonsense (Voice of the North, June 5 &2).
The yew tree hedges are next on the list - we will need to be careful to ensure clippings are kept as clean as possible, as these will be sent to a pharmaceutical company.
The best material for composters is non-woody garden waste, including grass clippings, and kitchen waste - but not meat leftovers.
Clippings can be composted, used to mulch beds and borders, or left on the lawn.