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Clipper

Clip´per   Pronunciation: klĭp´pẽr
n.1.One who clips; specifically, one who clips off the edges of coins.
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.
Noun1.clipper - (electronics) an 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"
Synonyms: limiter
2.clipper - a fast sailing ship used in former times
Synonyms: clipper ship
3.clipper - shears for cutting grass or shrubbery
Synonyms: clippers
4.clipper - scissors for cutting hair or finger nails
Synonyms: clippers
1.(hardware, cryptography)Clipper - An integrated circuit which implements the SkipJack algorithm. The Clipper is manufactured by the US government to encrypt telephone data. It has the added feature that it can be decrypted by the US government, which has tried to make the chip compulsory in the United States. Phil Zimmerman (inventor of PGP) remarked, "This doesn't even pass the sniff test" (i.e. it stinks).

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2.Clipper - A compiled dBASE dialect from Nantucket Corp, LA. Versions: Winter 85, Spring 86, Autumn 86, Summer 87, 4.5 (Japanese Kanji), 5.0.
circuit, electric circuit, electrical circuit, electronics, limiter
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