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  • v. Present participle of chip.
  • n. A fragment broken off of a larger material
  • n. The act of breaking something into small fragments, or of removing fragments from pottery etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A chip; a piece separated by a cutting or graving instrument; a fragment.
  • n. The act or process of cutting or breaking off small pieces, as in dressing iron with a chisel, or reducing a timber or block of stone to shape.
  • n. The breaking off in small pieces of the edges of potter's ware, porcelain, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of cutting or knocking off in small pieces.
  • n. The flying or breaking off in small pieces of the edges of pottery and porcelain.
  • n. A chip; a piece cut off or separated by a cutting or engraving instrument or by a blow; a fragment.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of chipping something

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