clip forceps n.
A small forceps with a spring catch to hold a bleeding vessel.
noun 1. Slang. a business, especially a place of entertainment, that makes a practice of overcharging or cheating customers. 2. Masonry. a mortar joint made higher than usual in order to level the course above. noun 1. (slang) a place, such as a nightclub or restaurant, in which customers are overcharged noun phrase
[klip-on, -awn] /ˈklɪpˌɒn, -ˌɔn/ adjective 1. designed to be clipped on easily, especially by a self-attached clip: a clip-on bow tie. noun 2. a clip-on device, ornament, or the like. adj. 1909, from clip (v.2) + on.
[klip-out] /ˈklɪpˌaʊt/ adjective 1. intended to be clipped out, as from a newspaper: a clip-out coupon.
[klipt] /klɪpt/ adjective 1. characterized by quick, terse, and clear enunciation. [klip] /klɪp/ verb (used with object), clipped, clipped or clipt, clipping. 1. to cut, or cut off or out, as with shears: to clip a rose from a bush. 2. to trim by cutting: to clip a hedge. 3. to cut or trim the […]