Synonyms of clipper


1. limiter, clipper, circuit, electrical circuit, electric circuit

usage: (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); "a limiter introduces amplitude distortion"

2. clipper, clipper ship, sailing vessel, sailing ship

usage: a fast sailing ship used in former times

3. clipper, shears

usage: shears for cutting grass or shrubbery (often used in the plural)

4. clipper, scissors, pair of scissors

usage: scissors for cutting hair or finger nails (often used in the plural)

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