There are 2 main translations of clip in Spanish

: clip1clip2

clip1

clip, n.

Pronunciation /klɪp//klɪp/

noun

  • 1

    • 1.1(device)

      clip masculine
      gancho masculine
      • Keep it real with this great money clip.
      • Use cable clips to fasten the cable to skirting boards or other trimming.
      • The clips, bonded together in rows of 50, like gun nails, prevent tangling and make installation fast and productive.
      • They were held up by clips that attached to the sides and to the shorts.
      • He undoes the clips and straps producing a sword that looks as though it were a slab of scrap metal.
      • I threw one cloak over my shoulders and fastened the clip when I heard Kyla scream from the back room.
      • Astor nodded to the security guard as he moved deeper into the building, attaching his identity card to his lapel with a metal clip.
      • Small clusters are held together by clips and joined in bunches.
      • Somehow we were under the impression that money clips were old hat, replaced by wallets and purses.
      • The pocket clip is reversible, spring loaded and adjustable for tension.
      • After division of the duct between metal clips, a chest tube was left in the right chest cavity for drainage.
      • If the thermometer has a clip, fasten it to the inside of the pan.
      • The reason the fuzes would not budge was because of the metal clip.
      • Special metal plywood clips will add stability to the splices where the sheets meet between rafters.
      • Rather than using push pins, or traditional screws for installation, they use metal wire clips to secure the fan.
      • A potter's needle or a bent paper clip is used to trace around the leaf.
      • Tie a metal paper clip to the end of the string to weigh it down.
      • Portable and lightweight with a spring-loaded clip and swivel head which turns in two directions, the Dorcy Clip Light has a multitude of uses.
      • Brodde proffers me a few tenuous looking evergreen straps with a metal clip attached to them.
      • Seven of eight clips holding the panel in position had also become displaced.
      • The tray includes a number of currency compartments, at least one of the currency compartments including a pivoting currency clip having an upward position.
      • He handed me several sheets of paper, loosely held together by a paper clip.
      • Binder clips (the metal parts stick to the rack) can grip notepads or loose paper.

    • 1.2(brooch)

      broche masculine
      prendedor masculine
      • The entry for the Virtuosi included a necklace, a bracelet and a hair clip made of 21 carat yellow gold that had a spiral design resembling the sun.
      • A stylist or friend can help with the placement of the crown twists and the jeweled butterfly clips.
      • I yelled back as Julie put the last hair clip in my hair.
      • Placing diamanté clips and delicate barrettes add a sassy touch of glamour to hairstyles for the holiday.
      • I had curled my naturally straight hair and pulled a few pieces back with a clip.
      • The few tendrils I left loose I curled and tucked them off my face in white rhinestone clips, letting them frame my face.
      • And she was certainly beautiful, with her brown curls tied back, fastened by a diamond clip, and just a dash of makeup.
      • She was brushing her bright blue hair, putting two pigtails in her hair and a heart clip to hold back loose strands.
      • I winced as they pulled and shaped, until my long curls were pulled into a low ponytail and a diamanté clip was attached.
      • I had a few gadgets disguised as hair clips and bracelets and my camera necklace.
      • As the man backed away into the darkness, the hunter put a fresh clip into his pistol.
      • Or decorate with tiny jeweled alligator clips in a range of sizes and colors.
      • I grabbed a couple of bobby pins, shoved it up into some pile of hair at the back of my head and inserted a couple of star-shaped clips for good measure.
      • Her hair was done up with curls and two clips on either side of her head.
      • Her blonde ringlets were pulled back, fastened with a diamond clip, like Pamela's the night before.
      • Live roses had been picked from the garden and were entwined in the pattern, along with jewelled clips and silk ribbons.
      • Her hair was loose and in ringlets, dotted occasionally by rhinestone clips, and stopped right above the neckline of her dress.
      • She put on her mascara, some lip gloss and clipped a butterfly clip in her hair.
      • Her long black tresses were tied up in a bun, a couple of rhinestone clips holding back her bangs.
      • Use the jeweled butterfly clip to hold the twisted strand in place.

  • 2cartridge clip

    Military
    cargador masculine

transitive verb

  • 1

    (attach)
    (con un clip) sujetar
    • Participants were seated approximately 60 cm from the monitor, and a small microphone was clipped to the front of their shirt or collar.
    • I was clipping my hair up, my dark hair was curled and pile on top of my head, with pearl-like pins in my hair.
    • Only if it clips around my waist, I felt like saying.
    • She was dressed all in black beneath the jacket, except for a pen clipped to her collar.
    • I will be clipped into the hang glider with my right hand on his left shoulder.
    • Nylon loops for clipping extra carabiners and attaching equipment like quickdraws and hexes. - W.Y.
    • The stylus is cleverly clipped into the right side so that it doesn't fall out easily.
    • He also had light gray hair and was wearing a white over jacket with pens clipped to the right pocket on it.
    • Now clip a pen to the end of the ruler and thrum it again.
    • A small attachment is left poking through the gum and dentures or bridges can be screwed or clipped onto this attachment.
    • He was wearing a safety harness, but it was unlikely that he had clipped it to a hook inside the window frame, Bradford Coroner's Court heard.
    • Couldn't you have clipped your hair back from your face, Sylvie?
    • He clipped his belt to the guy in front and Leslie clipped himself to Hank.
    • She slid a plastic clipboard across the counter and clipped a pen to the side.
    • For instance, most people have identification badges which they wear around their neck or clip to their clothing.
    • The other day I had a ballpoint pen clipped to my trousers when I brushed past something and lost it.
    • As Tanj caught it, she noticed there were two double-ended harness hooks clipped to it.
    • Mark turned back around and saw Robin putting her glasses on and clipping her hair back up.
    • The hooks clip onto the roof rack and the cords simply slide in, are pulled to the exact length and then locked in place.
    • The overhangs have hooks that washers can clip to as they clean.
    • He looked down at the watch clipped to the front of his parka.

There are 2 main translations of clip in Spanish

: clip1clip2

clip2

cortar, v.

Pronunciation /klɪp//klɪp/

transitive verb

  • 1

    • 1.1(cut, shorten)

      (hedge/grass/hair/nails) cortar
      clip off any dead growth corte/pode las ramas secas
      • All participants will be happy to know that the hedges have been clipped and the potholes are filled all ready for a great evening out.
      • And begin clipping your hedge just before it reaches the required height.
      • Although box and yews can be clipped into formal shapes, most shade plants appear at home in that naturalistic setting.
      • The next ritual was clipping the hedge and mowing the lawn.
      • When this new growth reaches a height of 3 to 4 feet, clip the tip off, this will force it to start putting on lateral branches.
      • Though slow to get going, once established, hollies are low-maintenance plants that tolerate hard pruning if needed and can be clipped and trimmed to a specific shape.
      • What I do is clip the blooms off once they are spent, and just leave the tops alone until they are yellow and wilted.
      • Her immediate goal is to clip another second off the 1500.
      • We helped set up the milking equipment after the cows were all back in their pen, led the goats out for a run around the yard, and clipped the leaves on the trees.
      • On his last outing he drove like a man possessed and clipped a tenth off the Brazilian's time to ensure an all-Ferrari barrier at the start of the race.
      • The magnolias are clipped into pyramids and underplanted with topiary balls that will eventually meld into each other to create a cloud hedge.
      • The statues and trees looked tiny from up high, as did the hedges that had been clipped into elaborate shapes by the skilled gardeners, into birds and animals.
      • A commercial Christmas tree starts out like any other conifer, but the tips of both its leader and lateral branches are clipped off.
      • After the flower fades, clip it off, leaving the green foliage.
      • With just the push of a safety button and press of a trigger, the dual blades clip the grass instantly.
      • The morning of surgery, a trained patient care assistant clipped patients' hair in their rooms.
      • Before applying a film dressing clip excess hair around the wound site, if desired or per facility protocol, to ensure proper adhesion.
      • This will make clipping the edges much less of a chore for the rest of the season.
      • Dr Roger Bannister clipped a second off the world record in a legendary 1954 race in Oxford.
      • Herbs, such as germander and santolina, can be clipped into low hedges to create a knot garden.
      • Some of them have big beards and long hair, whilst others clip their hair short or shave the head, merely allowing a tuft to remain on the crown as a sign that they are Christians.
      • So great was the attention to detail that gardeners at Kimber clipped hedges with nail scissors.
      • A good time to clip a holly hedge into shape is in the early spring (it can also be lightly clipped in late summer), just before the new season's growth emerges.
      • Small razor-blade-type cutters clip the grass a little at a time.
      • Suddenly Mrs Brown catches sight of Florence's head of luxuriant hair under her bonnet and is gripped by the lust to clip the tresses off and sell them.
      • And Jenny Addison was pushed all the way to clip one second off the previous record - the margin by which she beat Rossendale's Katie Ireland.
      • They are very amenable to this sort of treatment and the resulting new growth can be clipped into simple egg shapes or cubes, for example.
      • All subjects were required to remove their jewelry and clip their fingernails to less than a 1-mm free edge.
      • They climb on leaf blades and clip them off, causing the blades to fall unconsumed to the ground.
      • Geraldine finished third in Paris in yet another personal best of 4.02.08, clipping a second off her PB in Brussels, which only saw her finish in sixth place.
      • He attempts to rub away the graffiti on his mother's tombstone and takes out a pair of scissors to clip the grass on her grave.
      • Then he pounds a stake in the ground as close to the main stem as possible, and clips the tip off the single stem that is left.

    • 1.2

      (sheep) trasquilar
      (sheep) esquilar
      (dog) recortarle el pelo a
      • The sight of farmers clipping their sheep is another traditional rural sight which is becoming gradually less common.
      • The farmer pointed out that the sheep had to be clipped whatever happened to the wool and so the new scheme, which guarantees 50 pence per kilo, would at least cover the cost of packing up the wool.
      • He combed and clipped his animals, making not-quite-perfect animals look perfect.
      • It is possible to clip your own dog with a pair of hairdresser's scissors.
      • If possible, bathe and clip your horse the day before you need to leave.
      • Farmers, who had to clip their sheep anyway at a cost of 50 pence per animal, would be paid for doing so, and would not be forced to burn the wool.
      • Often they will visit your home, bathe and clip the animal for you and show you how to effectively groom the cat yourself to avoid recurrent problems.
      • He said the vet had concluded that the dog had not been clipped for six months, and the coat had been severely matted.
      • Instead of clipping the body, owners groom their show dog's back coats by hand, using stripping knives and pumice stones.

    • 1.3British (punch)

      (ticket) picar
      (ticket) perforar
      • I asked him why he hadn't pointed this out when he clipped our tickets.
      • ‘Enjoy your film,’ the attendants say nowadays, as they clip your ticket.
      • When the guard clipped our tickets, Chris, in an attempt to solve our Saturday problem, asked innocently if they would still be going on strike on Saturday.
      • The ticket inspector came round, and as he clipped my ticket, he asked if the walkman had a radio.
      • The guard clipped the tickets, smiled and waved them through quickly.

  • 2US

    (cut out)
    (photograph/coupon/article) recortar
    • The usual scam is to clip photographs from magazines and sell enlargements of them.
    • Actually, that's not even reason enough to clip a coupon.
    • I was nine when she died clipping coupons at the kitchen table on a sweltering day.
    • The picture of Celly that he pulled out was old and grainy, but it helped to focus him, and always had ever since he had clipped it from a newspaper years ago.
    • I have a team of volunteers who clip the newspaper articles for any case, anywhere, in any police station, in any hospital.
    • I suggest that you clip this article and keep it with your bird feeding equipment so that you can refer to it from time to time.
    • Like all good teachers, he was fond of real world examples; he would often clip newspaper articles and bring them to class.
    • The couple had already been through the building process, and Jan clips photos of rooms she likes out of magazines, so coming up with ideas for the new structure was easy.
    • Some years ago, Hendley's youngest son, Bart, clipped a newspaper article reminiscing about the game and sent it by mail to Koufax.
    • You can add pieces by hitting the ‘add’ button, and you can clip sections, links, forms, or pages.
    • But experts report that discount-happy diners are clipping coupons and scouting for values to lower their restaurant tabs.
    • She also told me that she's about to start dating a very rich man who doesn't have much of an occupation other than clipping coupons.
    • When she could no longer write newsy notes to a long list of friends, she clipped photos out of the Montrose newspaper and sorted them into envelopes for Paul to mail.
    • I clipped the newspaper article along with the letter.
    • In this way a user can clip the section of a Web page that they are interested in (say a price, or some details which they will need to refer to later).
    • Collect and clip photographs of kitchens or bathrooms that appeal to you.
    • We clip newspaper articles showing lengthy sentences for repeat offenders.
  • 3British informal

    (hit)
    golpear
    to clip sb round the ear darle una torta / un tortazo a algn informal
    • As he did the drop the wings of his aircraft clipped the tops of trees surrounding the homestead and the plane crashed headlong into the ground.
    • A Vauxhall Corsa van, travelling on the anti-clockwise carriageway, lost control, possibly when a tyre blew, and the unladen HGV swerved to avoid a collision, clipping another lorry.
    • People who got drunk had their ear clipped by the local bobby.
    • The warplane clipped the tops of trees lining the airfield before scraping the ground and slicing the nose off a large transport aircraft.
    • He was also one-and-a-half times over the drink drive limit and while driving he clipped a kerb and rolled the car, which skidded into roadside railings.
    • The same player was unlucky with a header from a corner which clipped the crossbar.
    • He had clipped a kerb earlier in his 70 mile journey when he misjudged a bend, but had not stopped to rest though he had passed several places where he could have pulled off the road to take a nap.
    • His car clipped the back of the lorry before spinning round and landing in the central reservation barrier.
    • Officials say the helicopter clipped a TV tower guide wire while flying in heavy fog.
    • A man driving a Vauxhall Corsa car pulled out from a slip road and clipped the side of a lorry.
    • The driver appeared to have lost control after his car clipped another vehicle at high speed in Sydney, Australia's biggest city.
    • When he got to the middle of the road he was clipped by the car and flicked up into the air.
    • He had clipped another car and driven off in panic.
    • From the corner, Martin Neil clipped the crossbar with a rising shot from the edge of the box.
    • They clipped you around the ears if you got out of hand and then told your parents.
    • Her vehicle was clipped by an overtaking car and flipped upside down.
    • It blurred his vision, and soon enough, he had driven off of the road, clipping the side of an auto insurance building.
    • A woman suffered neck and back injuries after her car was clipped by a white Ford Escort van outside the Blundell Arms pub in Chorley Old Road, Bolton.
    • I rubbed my head where it had clipped the side of the table, feeling completely dazed and confused.
    • People are more fearful about shouting at people, telling them to do a job properly, clipping them round the ear.

intransitive verb

  • 1

    the lid clips on la tapa se ajusta con unos ganchos

noun

  • 1

    • 1.1(with scissors)

      tijeretada feminine
      • The hedge needs a clip and the dog could do with a bath.
      • My Cocker spaniel needs a good clip for summer.

    • 1.2(from film)

      fragmento masculine
      clip masculine
      • Before we get to chatting, we want to look at a clip of you guys in action.
      • Almost all of the speakers had professional PowerPoint slides full of statistics, figures and video clips.
      • A number of short film clips, featurettes and a documentary are located on Disc Two.
      • We showed clips of the filmmaker criticizing the media.
      • The last extra is a trivia game, which rewards good answers with brief clips from the film.
      • The work creates a montage from hundreds of short clips from well-known Hollywood films.
      • Maybe my memory was playing tricks on me - maybe I had seen so many clips from the film and knockoffs that I assumed I'd seen it in my youth.
      • No effort was made to provide any background material, so I have no idea where any of these clips were filmed, or why.
      • Both upcoming lectures will be accompanied by brief video clips from Hollywood films as an illustration.
      • The documentary is around 30 minutes long, and is a rambling look at the making of the film, with interviews, film clips, and behind the scenes footage.
      • What your vitriolic, unsigned, attack failed to illuminate were the facts behind Connolly's reported refusal to allow clips of his performances to be used in the BBC programme.
      • During editing I managed to slip in some clips from a Soviet film, The Fall of Berlin, to help frame the story.
      • More than 500,000 people watched the Dublin city centre parade last year, while TV news clips showed the festival in more than 30 countries.
      • The only other extras of note here are a pair of Movietone Newsreels, which show clips from the film's New York and World Premieres.
      • Three-fourths have made a web page, and one-fourth have added moving graphics or video clips to them.
      • I've seen her in interviews and I've seen clips of that film.
      • Originally produced for Turner Classic Movies, this is a fascinating portrait of the actress, rich in film clips, interviews, and insight.
      • You'll see some clips of it throughout the show tonight.
      • Now before we begin, we're going to take a look at a clip from the upcoming episode.
      • Aside from 90 seconds of behind-the-scenes clips from the film, there is nothing of any value here.
      • QuickTime is a versatile media player that allows you to watch movie clips, streamed media files and in its full version, edit and create your own videos.
      • Some rough behind-the-scenes footage features the actors and crew at work with clips from the film inserted between the footage.

  • 2US

    (foul)
    (fuera de la zona legal) bloqueo por la espalda masculine
  • 3British informal

    (blow)
    to give sb a clip on / round the ear darle una torta / un tortazo a algn informal
  • 4informal

    (speed)
    at a fair clip a buen trote
    • at a fast clip a toda velocidad
  • 5US informal

    (item)
    a clip cada uno
    • tickets are 90 bucks a clip las entradas cuestan 90 dólares cada una