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clink to make or cause to make a short, sharp, ringing sound. [2 definitions]
clinker1 a hard stonelike chunk left from the burning of coal. [2 definitions]
clinker2 (slang) any error, esp. a misplayed note in a musical performance. [2 definitions]
clinometer an instrument used to measure the angle of an incline.
Clio in Greek mythology, the Muse of history. [2 definitions]
cliometrics (used with a sing. verb) the application of advanced mathematical concepts and techniques to the study of history, as for analyzing cycles.
clip1 to cut off, cut out, or trim, as by scissors or trimmers. [11 definitions]
clip2 a device that holds, grasps, or fastens, as a paper clip or hair clip. [5 definitions]
clipboard a small board with a spring clip at the top for holding papers, used as a portable writing surface.
clip-fed of certain repeating firearms, loaded automatically from a cartridge clip.
clip joint (slang) a business, esp. a place of entertainment, that charges excessive prices.
clipped of speech, rapidly articulated so as to omit certain sounds.
clipped form a shortened form of a word, such as "ad" for "advertisement."
clipper (often pl.) a tool for clipping. [3 definitions]
clipping a piece clipped off or from. [2 definitions]
clipsheet a sheet of paper containing news articles, features, or releases, printed on one side for easy clipping and reprinting.
clique a small, often aggressively exclusive group of friends or associates. [2 definitions]
clitoris a small, sensitive erectile organ of the female genitals, somewhat corresponding to the penis in the male.
cloaca a sewer or cesspool. [3 definitions]
cloak a long, loose outer garment that drapes around one's shoulders and has no sleeves. [3 definitions]
cloak-and-dagger involving espionage, esp. viewed as being overly dramatic.