drawings or illustrations available, as in a book, on a CD-ROM, or in an online gallery, for easy insertion into other material.
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Origin of clip art
First recorded in 1955–60; so called because the original clip art was clipped or cut out from a printed page, usually in books of illustrations specifically designed for this purpose.
Words nearby clip art
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British Dictionary definitions for clip art
a large collection of simple drawings stored in a computer from which items can be selected for incorporation into documents
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