clipper
noun Date: 14th century 1. one that clips something 2. an implement for clipping especially hair, fingernails, or toenails — usually used in plural 3. a. one that moves swiftly b. a fast sailing ship; especially one with long slender lines, an overhanging bow, tall masts, and a large sail area

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  • Clipper — Тип исполнения: компилируемый Появился в: 1985 Автор(ы): Nantucket Corporation Релиз: CA Clipper 5.3b (20.05.1997) Испытал влияние: dBase …   Википедия

  • clipper — [ klipɶr ] n. m. • 1845; mot angl. « qui coupe (les flots) » ♦ Anciennt Voilier fin de carène. ♢ Avion de transport transocéanique. ● clipper nom masculin (anglais clipper, de to clip, fendre) Navire de commerce du XIXe s. conçu pour la vitesse… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Clipper — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Por clipper, cliper o clíper puede entenderse: el lenguaje de programación Clipper; el tipo de embarcación clíper; la marca de mecheros “Clipper”; la marca de refrescos “Clipper”; el cohete experimental Delta Clipper …   Wikipedia Español

  • Clipper — Clip per (kl[i^]p p[ e]r), n. 1. One who clips; specifically, one who clips off the edges of coins. [1913 Webster] The value is pared off from it into the clipper s pocket. Locke. [1913 Webster] 2. A machine for clipping hair, esp. the hair of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clipper — Sm Klipper. Clipper (auch Klipper) Sm per. Wortschatz fach. (20. Jh.) Entlehnung. Heute vor allem großes Verkehrsflugzeug und in dieser Bedeutung nach englischem Vorbild übertragen aus ne. clipper schnelles Schiff ; auch in dieser früheren… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Clipper — (Пезаро,Италия) Категория отеля: 3 звездочный отель Адрес: Viale Marconi 53, 61121 Пезаро, И …   Каталог отелей

  • clipper — late 14c., a sheepshearer; early 15c., a barber; c.1300 as a surname; from M.E. clippen shorten (see CLIP (Cf. clip) (1)). The type of fast sailing ship so called from 1823 (in Cooper s The Pilot ), probably from clip (1) in sense of to move or… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Clipper — Clipper, langes schmales Segelschiff, welches sich durch Schnelligkeit auszeichnet, zuerst in Amerika gebaut u. zur Fahrt zwischen New York u. S. Franzisco benutzt …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • clipper — → clíper …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • clipper — |clípâr| s. m. Ver clíper. • Plural: clippers.   ‣ Etimologia: palavra inglesa …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • clipper — ► NOUN 1) (clippers) an instrument for clipping. 2) a fast sailing ship, especially one of 19th century design with concave bows and raked masts …   English terms dictionary

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