What is Clipping ?
Clipping is (noun) 1. a reference to someone or something in a newspaper or magazine which is cut out Can you file away all these newspaper clippings, please? 2. a small piece cut off, e.g. a hedge Trim the hedge and put the clippings in a black bag. Grass clippings can be piled on top of the compost heap.
source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level