[klip-i-tee-klop] /ˈklɪp ɪ tiˈklɒp/
the sound struck by the hoofs of a horse trotting on pavement, or any staccato, rhythmic sound resembling it.
[klip-ing] /ˈklɪp ɪŋ/ noun 1. the act of a person or thing that . 2. a piece off or out, especially an article, advertisement, etc., from a newspaper or magazine. 3. . adjective 4. serving or tending to . 5. Informal. swift: a clipping pace. [klip] /klɪp/ verb (used with object), clipped, clipped or clipt, […]
- Climate canary
noun 1. a human being or other living organism whose lack of health indicates environmental problems, reminiscent of the way in which live canaries were once used to detect the presence of poisonous gas in coal mines
[klahy-mit] /ˈklaɪ mɪt/ noun 1. the composite or generally prevailing weather conditions of a region, as temperature, air pressure, humidity, precipitation, sunshine, cloudiness, and winds, throughout the year, averaged over a series of years. 2. a region or area characterized by a given climate: to move to a warm climate. 3. the prevailing attitudes, standards, […]
[klahy-mat-ik] /klaɪˈmæt ɪk/ adjective 1. of or relating to . 2. (of ecological phenomena) due to rather than to soil or topography. adj. 1828, from climate + -ic. There is a 1650 citation for climatical in OED. Related: Climatically.