What is the meaning of clipper?

noun

  • Electronics) a nonlinear electronic circuit whose output is limited in amplitude; used to limit the instantaneous amplitude of a waveform (to clip off the peaks of a waveform. ()
    • usage: "a limiter introduces amplitude distortion"
  • A fast sailing ship used in former times.
  • Shears for cutting grass or shrubbery (often used in the plural. )
  • Scissors for cutting hair or finger nails (often used in the plural. ).
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APAWordNet. (2010). clipper. Retrieved October 16, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/clipper/definitions/1202703
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "clipper" http://smartdefine.org/clipper/definitions/1202703 (accessed October 16, 2018).
HarvardWordNet 2010, clipper, Smart Define, viewed 16 October, 2018, <http://smartdefine.org/clipper/definitions/1202703>.
MLAWordNet. "clipper" 23 October 2010. Web. 16 October 2018. <http://smartdefine.org/clipper/definitions/1202703>
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