a flat wire or plastic clip shaped so that it can hold sheets of paper between two of its loops.
a spring clamp for holding papers.
pa•per-clipPronunciation: (pā'pur-klip'), [key]
—v.t., -clipped, -clip•ping.
to fasten together with one or more paper clips: Paper-clip these letters and file them.
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