clipper clipper  /ˈklɪ pər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (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)
  2. (n) a fast sailing ship used in former times
  3. (n) shears for cutting grass or shrubbery (often used in the plural)
  4. (n) scissors for cutting hair or finger nails (often used in the plural)

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  1. Engine fire diverts Victoria Clipper to Ballard's Shilshole Marina

    An engine fire onboard the Victoria Clipper caused the ship to be diverted to Ballard’s Shilshole Marina Friday night. “It was a little scary but we’re all OK,” said a passenger. About 156 passengers were whale watching near Friday Harbor when the captain notified them of the emergency. No one was hurt. “Everyone was calm they were great,” said Diane Hanson, a passenger. Everyone aboard was ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: KING5 Seattle

  2. Victoria Clipper forced to dock in Seattle after engine fire

    A Friday evening fire aboard the Victoria Clipper forced the ferry to dock at the Shilshole Marina and evacuate roughly 150 passengers
    on June 15, 2013     Source: KOMO Seattle

  3. Victoria Clipper fire forces evacuations in Seattle

    A fire in the engine room of the Victoria Clipper 3 forced an emergency docking at Shilshole Bay Marina Friday evening, and passengers were evacuated. About 150 passengers were moved from the first floor to the top of the boat, and the Coast Guard was assisting with their evacuation about 7:30 p.m. The group was not traveling to Canada - the boat was returning from Friday Harbor where the ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma

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  1. "Laker fans were happy, Clipper fans were sad," Clippers coach Mike Dunleavy said. "We did a great job on Kobe. He got to the free throw line on us and that's probably the difference in the game."
    on Nov 21, 2006 By: Mike Dunleavy Source: USA Today

  2. "I worked with the Clipper organization on a contract for only my first six years, until 1993, after that it was if I had passed the smell test," said Baylor, the team's GM until October 2008. "For the remainder of the time I was told I did...
    on Feb 12, 2009 By: Elgin Baylor Source: USA Today

  3. "I'm part of a lot of Clipper history now, so I enjoy it. Just keep stacking 'em up," Brand said. "It's special - and disappointing at the same time, because we should never have had to be in a position to have to claw and fight back."
    on Nov 19, 2006 By: Elton Brand Source: Forbes

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