Definition of 'clipping'
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Use a grass box to collect the clippings. Times, Sunday Times (2006)What do you do with lawn clippings? Times, Sunday Times (2014)What to do with grass clippings apart from composting them? Times, Sunday Times (2009)The only drawback is that it relies on news clippings from some biased journalists. The Sun (2010)She ended up emptying the grass clippings into bin liners and driving them to a local tip. The Sun (2008)In rougher places you can follow it up with regular thin layers of grass clippings. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But grass clippings are a mixed blessing. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Remember that grass clippings heat up to high temperatures and can drive the moisture from the top of a compost heap. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Do this now, and collect all the clippings. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There were poems and news clippings, as well. Christianity Today (2000)He sent her news clippings and favourable reviews, she said. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Remove the grass clippings afterwards - wild flowers flourish in less fertile soils. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It will shred them and mix them with grass clippings, perfect for a hungry compost heap. Times, Sunday Times (2010)When mowing, collect the clippings in a grass box and avoid cutting too low to the ground. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I still got news clippings to this day! The Sun (2006)Leave nail clippings on desk. The Sun (2012)Q Does it do any harm throwing grass clippings under my hedge? Times, Sunday Times (2013)Everything else gets recycled - dental floss, hair and nail clippings all go on the compost heap. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Cover the heap with old carpet, capping it with grass clippings first, and let it cook away for use next winter. Times, Sunday Times (2012)If you like big fat bamboo canes, put a big fat mulch on the clumps now, and top up with grass clippings through the season. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Trends of 'clipping'
Used Occasionally. clipping is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'clipping'
British English: clipping NOUN
A clipping is an article, picture, or advertisement that has been cut from a newspaper or magazine.
...bulletin boards crowded with newspaper clippings.
Definition of clipping from the Collins English Dictionary
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