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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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This was something different from the captains' wives I had known on board crack clippers. When I brought her the shirts, she said: 'And the socks?
The Gloria Scott had been in the Chinese tea-trade, but she was an old-fashioned, heavy-bowed, broad-beamed craft, and the new clippers had cut her out.
The good ships Law and Equity, those teak-built, copper-bottomed, iron- fastened, brazen-faced, and not by any means fast-sailing clippers are laid up in ordinary.
We want to be holding that trophy and we'll build up Clipper Nation along the way."
Griffin scored 15 points in the opening quarter when he got razzed by superfan Clipper Darrell during free throw attempts.
After completing initial trials on a new substrate, Clipper Teas has vowed to have a fully biodegradable tea bag in operation by the summer.
Their flagship tall ship Star Clipper reflects every part of the company's sailing heritage, with dark woodwork furnishings and polished brass details.
British multinational retailer Marks and Spencer (M&S) has offered a returns management services contract to Clipper Logistics
Now in its eleventh edition, twelve 70-foot Clipper Race boats, packed with approximately 250 crew, will take transverse the iconic route to from Sydney heads to Hobart this year as part of their 40,000-nautical mile adventure.
to identify a world-class spokesperson to endorse the Clipper Condom brand.
M2 EQUITYBITES-October 7, 2016-Valassis to Acquire Direct Mail Company Clipper Market Place Arizona
20 January 2016 - Germany-based global ferry and shipping group FRS has acquired a majority interest in Seattle, Washington-based regional travel company Clipper, the company said.
"Women buy cheaper [hair grooming] products and make due, whereas men will buy a more expensive product and make it last," says Yde, who adds that 55% of all hair clipper purchases are made by men.
CareFusion announced availability of the ClipVac hair removal system from Surgical Site Solutions, Inc., designed exclusively for a new innovative clipper handle from CareFusion.
The American Clipper Ship, 1845-1920: A Comprehensive History, With a Listing of Builders and Their Ships