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Clip vs. Crop

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Clipverb

To grip tightly.

Cropnoun

(agriculture) A plant, especially a cereal, grown to be harvested as food, livestock fodder, or fuel or for any other economic purpose.

Clipverb

To fasten with a clip.

‘Please clip the photos to the pages where they will go.’;

Cropnoun

The natural production for a specific year, particularly of plants.

Clipverb

(archaic) To hug, embrace.

Cropnoun

A group, cluster or collection of things occurring at the same time.

‘a crop of ideas’;

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Clipverb

(slang) To collect signatures, generally with the use of a clipboard.

Cropnoun

A group of vesicles at the same stage of development in a disease

‘Like in chicken pox.’;

Clipverb

To cut, especially with scissors or shears as opposed to a knife etc.

‘She clipped my hair with her scissors.’; ‘Please clip that coupon out of the newspaper.’;

Cropnoun

The lashing end of a whip

Clipverb

To curtail; to cut short.

Cropnoun

An entire short whip, especially as used in horse-riding; a riding crop.

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Clipverb

To strike with the hand.

‘I'll clip ye round the lugs!’;

Cropnoun

A rocky outcrop.

Clipverb

To hit or strike, especially in passing.

Cropnoun

The act of cropping.

Clipverb

(American football) An illegal tackle: Throwing the body across the back of an opponent's leg or hitting him from the back below the waist while moving up from behind unless the opponent is a runner or the action is in close line play.

Cropnoun

A short haircut.

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Clipverb

(signal processing) To cut off a signal level at a certain maximum value.

Cropnoun

(anatomy) A pouch-like part of the alimentary tract of some birds (and some other animals), used to store food before digestion, or for regurgitation; a craw.

Clipverb

(computer graphics) To discard (an occluded part of a model or scene) rather than waste resources on rendering it.

Cropnoun

(architecture) The foliate part of a finial.

Clipverb

(Of a camera, character model, etc.) To move (through or into) (a rendered object or barrier).

‘The camera keeps clipping that ceiling.’; ‘Clipping through walls is integral to the game's speedruns.’;

Cropnoun

The head of a flower, especially when picked; an ear of corn; the top branches of a tree.

Clipverb

To move the camera, a character model, or another object (through or into a rendered object or barrier).

‘Oh, no, I clipped my avatar through the barrier!’;

Cropnoun

(mining) Tin ore prepared for smelting.

Clipverb

To cheat, swindle, or fleece.

Cropnoun

(mining) Outcrop of a vein or seam at the surface.

Clipnoun

Something which clips or grasps; a device for attaching one object to another.

‘Use this clip to attach the check to your tax form.’;

Cropverb

(transitive) To remove the top end of something, especially a plant.

Clipnoun

An unspecified but normally understood as rapid speed or pace.

‘She reads at a pretty good clip.’; ‘He was walking at a fair clip and I was out of breath trying to keep up.’;

Cropverb

(transitive) To cut (especially hair or an animal's tail or ears) short.

Clipnoun

(obsolete) An embrace.

Cropverb

(transitive) To remove the outer parts of a photograph or image in order to frame the subject better.

Clipnoun

A frame containing a number of bullets which is intended to be inserted into the magazine of a firearm to allow for rapid reloading.

Cropverb

(intransitive) To yield harvest.

Clipnoun

A projecting flange on the upper edge of a horseshoe, turned up so as to embrace the lower part of the hoof; a toe clip or beak.

Cropverb

(transitive) To cause to bear a crop.

‘to crop a field’;

Clipnoun

A gaff or hook for landing the fish, as in salmon fishing.

Cropnoun

The pouchlike enlargement of the gullet of birds, serving as a receptacle for food; the craw.

Clipnoun

Something which has been clipped from a larger whole:

Cropnoun

The top, end, or highest part of anything, especially of a plant or tree.

Clipnoun

The product of a single shearing of sheep.

Cropnoun

That which is cropped, cut, or gathered from a single felld, or of a single kind of grain or fruit, or in a single season; especially, the product of what is planted in the earth; fruit; harvest.

‘Lab'ring the soil, and reaping plenteous crop,Corn, wine, and oil.’;

Clipnoun

A season's crop of wool.

Cropnoun

Grain or other product of the field while standing.

Clipnoun

A section of video taken from a film, broadcast, or other longer video

‘The morning news today played a clip of last night's debate.’; ‘The 100th episode of Seinfeld consisted of clips from previous episodes.’;

Cropnoun

Anything cut off or gathered.

‘Guiltless of steel, and from the razor free,It falls a plenteous crop reserved for thee.’;

Clipnoun

A newspaper clipping.

Cropnoun

Hair cut close or short, or the act or style of so cutting; as, a convict's crop.

Clipnoun

An act of clipping, such as a haircut.

‘I went into the salon to get a clip.’;

Cropnoun

A projecting ornament in carved stone. Specifically, a finial.

Clipnoun

The condition of something, its state.

‘Deeky the clip of that aad wife ower thor!’;

Cropnoun

Tin ore prepared for smelting.

Clipnoun

(informal) A blow with the hand (often in the set phrase clip round the ear)

‘Give him a clip round the ear!’;

Cropnoun

A riding whip with a loop instead of a lash.

Clipverb

To embrace, hence; to encompass.

‘O . . . that Neptune's arms, who clippeth thee about,Would bear thee from the knowledge of thyself.’;

Cropverb

To cut off the tops or tips of; to bite or pull off; to browse; to pluck; to mow; to reap.

‘I will crop off from the top of his young twigs a tender one.’;

Clipverb

To cut off; as with shears or scissors; as, to clip the hair; to clip coin.

‘Sentenced to have his ears clipped.’;

Cropverb

Fig.: To cut off, as if in harvest.

‘Death . . . .crops the growing boys.’;

Clipverb

To curtail; to cut short.

‘All my reports go with the modest truth;No more nor clipped, but so.’; ‘In London they clip their words after one manner about the court, another in the city, and a third in the suburbs.’;

Cropverb

To cause to bear a crop; as, to crop a field.

Clipverb

To move swiftly; - usually with indefinite it.

‘Straight flies as chek, and clips it down the wind.’;

Cropverb

to cut off an unnecessary portion at the edges; - of photographs and other two-dimensional images; as, to crop her photograph up to the shoulders.

Clipnoun

An embrace.

Cropverb

To yield harvest.

Clipnoun

A cutting; a shearing.

Cropnoun

the yield from plants in a single growing season

Clipnoun

The product of a single shearing of sheep; a season's crop of wool.

Cropnoun

a collection of people or things appearing together;

‘the annual crop of students brings a new crop of ideas’;

Clipnoun

A clasp or holder for letters, papers, etc.

Cropnoun

the output of something in a season;

‘the latest crop of fashions is about to hit the stores’;

Clipnoun

An embracing strap for holding parts together; the iron strap, with loop, at the ends of a whiffletree.

Cropnoun

the stock or handle of a whip

Clipnoun

A projecting flange on the upper edge of a horseshoe, turned up so as to embrace the lower part of the hoof; - called also toe clip and beak.

Cropnoun

a pouch in many birds and some lower animals that resembles a stomach for storage and preliminary maceration of food

Clipnoun

A blow or stroke with the hand; as, he hit him a clip.

Cropverb

cut short;

‘She wanted her hair cropped short’;

Clipnoun

A part, attachment, or appendage, for seizing, clasping, or holding, an object, as a cable, etc.

Cropverb

prepare for crops;

‘Work the soil’; ‘cultivate the land’;

Clipnoun

A gaff or hook for landing the fish, as in salmon fishing.

Cropverb

yield crops;

‘This land crops well’;

Clipnoun

A rapid gait.

Cropverb

let feed in a field or pasture or meadow

Clipnoun

a metal frame or container holding cartridges; can be inserted into an automatic gun

Cropverb

feed as in a meadow or pasture;

‘the herd was grazing’;

Clipnoun

an instance or single occasion for some event;

‘this time he succeeded’; ‘he called four times’; ‘he could do ten at a clip’;

Cropverb

cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of;

‘dress the plants in the garden’;

Clipnoun

any of various small fasteners used to hold loose articles together

Cropnoun

a cultivated plant that is grown on a large scale commercially, especially a cereal, fruit, or vegetable

‘the main crops were oats and barley’;

Clipnoun

an article of jewelry that can be clipped onto a hat or dress

Cropnoun

an amount of produce harvested at one time

‘a heavy crop of fruit’;

Clipnoun

the act of clipping or snipping

Cropnoun

an abundance of something, especially a person's hair

‘he had a thick crop of wiry hair’;

Clipnoun

a sharp slanting blow;

‘he gave me a clip on the ear’;

Cropnoun

the total number of young farm animals born in a particular year on one farm

‘failure to observe sound practice leads to a lamb crop at weaning of around 50–60 per cent’;

Clipverb

sever or remove by pinching or snipping;

‘nip off the flowers’;

Cropnoun

a group or amount of related people or things appearing or occurring at one time

‘the current crop of politicians’;

Clipverb

run at a moderately swift pace

Cropnoun

a hairstyle in which the hair is cut very short

‘she has her hair cut in a short crop’;

Clipverb

attach with a clip;

‘clip the papers together’;

Cropnoun

short for riding crop or hunting crop

Clipverb

cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of;

‘dress the plants in the garden’;

Cropnoun

a pouch in a bird's gullet where food is stored or prepared for digestion

‘the parent waxbill partially digests food in its crop’;

Clipverb

terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent;

‘My speech was cut short’; ‘Personal freedom is curtailed in many countries’;

Cropnoun

an organ resembling a pouch in an insect or earthworm.

Clipnoun

a flexible or spring-loaded device for holding an object or objects together or in place

‘he undid two clips and lifted the lid’; ‘a gilt clip fastened her hair’;

Cropnoun

the entire tanned hide of an animal.

Clipnoun

a piece of jewellery fastened by a clip

‘a diamanté clip’;

Cropverb

cut (something, especially a person's hair) very short

‘she cropped her long golden hair’;

Clipnoun

a clip for holding banknotes

‘he drew two fifties from his golden clip’;

Cropverb

(of an animal) bite off and eat the tops of (plants)

‘the horse was gratefully cropping the grass’;

Clipnoun

a metal holder containing cartridges for an automatic firearm

‘he shot twice, but his clip was empty’;

Cropverb

cut the edges of (a photograph) in order to produce a better picture or to fit a given space

‘you can always crop the picture afterwards’;

Clipnoun

an act of clipping or trimming something

‘I gave him a full clip’;

Cropverb

harvest (plants or their produce) from a particular area

‘hay would have been cropped several times through the summer’;

Clipnoun

the quantity of wool clipped from a sheep or flock

‘selection favoured a heavy wool clip’; ‘a local agent will arrange for the clip to be sold at auction’;

Cropverb

sow or plant (land) with plants that will produce food or fodder, especially on a large commercial scale

‘the southern areas are cropped in cotton’;

Clipnoun

a short sequence taken from a film or broadcast

‘clips from earlier shows’; ‘a film clip’;

Cropverb

(of land or a plant) yield a harvest of plants or produce

‘the parsley will need protection to continue cropping through the winter’;

Clipnoun

a smart or glancing blow

‘I'd give him a clip round the ear’;

Crop

A crop is a plant or animal product that can be grown and harvested extensively for profit or subsistence. Crops may refer either to the harvested parts or to the harvest in a more refined state.

Clipnoun

a specified speed or rate of movement, especially when rapid

‘we crossed the dance floor at an amazingly fast clip’;

Clipverb

fasten or be fastened with a clip or clips

‘she clipped on a pair of diamond earrings’; ‘the panels simply clip on to the framework’;

Clipverb

cut short or trim (hair, vegetation, etc.) with shears or scissors

‘I was clipping the hedge’;

Clipverb

trim or remove the hair or wool of (an animal)

‘we explain how to clip your horse’;

Clipverb

cut off a thing or part of a thing with shears or scissors

‘Philip clipped off another piece of wire’; ‘she clipped nearly two seconds off the world record’;

Clipverb

cut (a section) from a newspaper or periodical

‘a photograph clipped from a magazine’;

Clipverb

illicitly pare the edge of (a coin)

‘they clipped the edges of gold coins and melted the clippings down’;

Clipverb

remove a small piece of (a bus or train ticket) to show that it has been used.

Clipverb

process (an image) so as to remove the parts outside a certain area

‘once the video image is captured, it can be panned, clipped, and zoomed’;

Clipverb

truncate the amplitude of (a signal) above or below predetermined levels

‘once the amplifier has boosted the signal it is clipped to provide a digital pulse’;

Clipverb

strike smartly or with a glancing blow

‘the car clipped the kerb’; ‘he'll clip your ear’;

Clipverb

swindle or rob

‘in all the years he ran the place, he was clipped only three times’;

Clipverb

move quickly

‘we clip down the track’;

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