Buckle vs. Clip

Buckle vs. Clip — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Buckle and Clip

Buckleverb

(intransitive) To distort or collapse under physical pressure; especially, of a slender structure in compression.

Clipverb

To grip tightly.

Buckleverb

(transitive) To make bend; to cause to become distorted.

Clipverb

To fasten with a clip.

Please clip the photos to the pages where they will go.

Buckleverb

To give in; to react suddenly or adversely to stress or pressure (of a person).

It is amazing that he has never buckled after so many years of doing such urgent work.

Clipverb

(archaic) To hug, embrace.

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Buckleverb

(intransitive) To yield; to give way; to cease opposing.

Clipverb

(slang) To collect signatures, generally with the use of a clipboard.

Buckleverb

To enter upon some labour or contest; to join in close fight; to contend.

Clipverb

To cut, especially with scissors or shears as opposed to a knife etc.

She clipped my hair with her scissors.Please clip that coupon out of the newspaper.

Buckleverb

To buckle down; to apply oneself.

Clipverb

To curtail; to cut short.

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Buckleverb

(transitive) To fasten using a buckle.

Clipverb

To strike with the hand.

I'll clip ye round the lugs!

Buckleverb

(Scotland) To unite in marriage.

Clipverb

To hit or strike, especially in passing.

Bucklenoun

(countable) A clasp used for fastening two things together, such as the ends of a belt, or for retaining the end of a strap.

Clipverb

(American football) An illegal tackle: Throwing the body across the back of an opponent's leg or hitting him from the back below the waist while moving up from behind unless the opponent is a runner or the action is in close line play.

Bucklenoun

The brisure of an eighth daughter.

Clipverb

(signal processing) To cut off a signal level at a certain maximum value.

Bucklenoun

(roofing) An upward, elongated displacement of a roof membrane frequently occurring over insulation or deck joints. A buckle may be an indication of movement with the roof assembly.

Clipverb

(computer graphics) To discard (an occluded part of a model or scene) rather than waste resources on rendering it.

Bucklenoun

A distortion, bulge, bend, or kink, as in a saw blade or a plate of sheet metal.

Clipverb

(Of a camera, character model, etc.) To move (through or into) (a rendered object or barrier).

The camera keeps clipping that ceiling.Clipping through walls is integral to the game's speedruns.

Bucklenoun

A curl of hair, especially a kind of crisp curl formerly worn; also, the state of being curled.

Clipverb

To move the camera, a character model, or another object (through or into a rendered object or barrier).

Oh, no, I clipped my avatar through the barrier!

Bucklenoun

A contorted expression, as of the face.

Clipverb

To cheat, swindle, or fleece.

Bucklenoun

A cake baked with fresh fruit and a streusel topping.

Clipnoun

Something which clips or grasps; a device for attaching one object to another.

Use this clip to attach the check to your tax form.

Bucklenoun

fastener that fastens together two ends of a belt or strap; often has loose prong

Clipnoun

An unspecified but normally understood as rapid speed or pace.

She reads at a pretty good clip.He was walking at a fair clip and I was out of breath trying to keep up.

Bucklenoun

a shape distorted by twisting or folding

Clipnoun

(obsolete) An embrace.

Buckleverb

fasten with a buckle or buckles

Clipnoun

A frame containing a number of bullets which is intended to be inserted into the magazine of a firearm to allow for rapid reloading.

Buckleverb

fold or collapse;

His knees buckled

Clipnoun

A projecting flange on the upper edge of a horseshoe, turned up so as to embrace the lower part of the hoof; a toe clip or beak.

Buckleverb

bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat;

The highway buckled during the heatwave

Clipnoun

A gaff or hook for landing the fish, as in salmon fishing.

Clipnoun

Something which has been clipped from a larger whole:

Clipnoun

The product of a single shearing of sheep.

Clipnoun

A season's crop of wool.

Clipnoun

A section of video taken from a film, broadcast, or other longer video

The morning news today played a clip of last night's debate.The 100th episode of Seinfeld consisted of clips from previous episodes.

Clipnoun

A newspaper clipping.

Clipnoun

An act of clipping, such as a haircut.

I went into the salon to get a clip.

Clipnoun

The condition of something, its state.

Deeky the clip of that aad wife ower thor!

Clipnoun

(informal) A blow with the hand (often in the set phrase clip round the ear)

Give him a clip round the ear!

Clipnoun

a metal frame or container holding cartridges; can be inserted into an automatic gun

Clipnoun

an instance or single occasion for some event;

this time he succeededhe called four timeshe could do ten at a clip

Clipnoun

any of various small fasteners used to hold loose articles together

Clipnoun

an article of jewelry that can be clipped onto a hat or dress

Clipnoun

the act of clipping or snipping

Clipnoun

a sharp slanting blow;

he gave me a clip on the ear

Clipverb

sever or remove by pinching or snipping;

nip off the flowers

Clipverb

run at a moderately swift pace

Clipverb

attach with a clip;

clip the papers together

Clipverb

cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of;

dress the plants in the garden

Clipverb

terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent;

My speech was cut shortPersonal freedom is curtailed in many countries