Clipper

Definition of Clipper

Clip´per   Pronunciation: klĭp´pẽr
n.1.One who clips; specifically, one who clips off the edges of coins.
The value is pared off from it into the clipper's pocket.
- Locke.
2.A machine for clipping hair, esp. the hair of horses.
3.(Naut.) A vessel with a sharp bow, built with a fast hull and tall sails, rigged for fast sailing, and used in trade where the cargo capacity was less important than the speed; - called also clipper ship.
4.(Electronics) a circuit that limits the amplitude of a waveform.
Yankee Clipper
a - a clipper ship built in the United States. See clipper{3}.
b - Joe DiMaggio; - a nickname for the player who was a prominent member of the New York Yankees baseball team in the 1940's.

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circuit, electric circuit, electrical circuit, electronics, limiter
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