Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having small pieces or flakes broken off; made by a process of chipping: said of stone implements made of flint, jasper, obsidian, and other brittle Stones.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective having a small piece broken off.

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  • adjective having a chip (small piece) or chips missing
  • adjective automotive (no comparative or superlative) having had the engine management system upgraded, usually to increase power
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of chip.

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Examples

  • Neither do they censure anthropologists who posit intelligent agency on the basis that certain chipped ï¬ ‚ int patterns cannot be explained by reference to unintelligent causes.

    Combinatorial Dependencies

  • Kenyon Martin chipped in 18 points and Smith had 17.

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  • Playing the par-5 16th, DiMarco chipped from a mound of rough near the green, then rolled in a 20-foot putt that put him at 15 under and one shy of Woods.

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  • Eddie Griffin chipped in 15 off the bench as the Minnesota

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  • Herber had three shots from the arc and 13 points and Gansey, Collins and Patrick Beilein chipped in 11.

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  • It tasted like soggy cardboard, it was served in chipped diner porcelain that itself generally tasted of soap, and most importantly, with a very few exceptions, it was all you could get anywhere.

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  • Herber had three shots from the arc and 13 points and Gansey, Collins and Patrick Beilein chipped in 11.

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  • Sergei Brylin chipped a shot over the net with 11: 17 left, then was stopped from the slot by Giguere 5 1/2 minutes later.

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  • Kelley Suminski scored 11 points and Kristen Newlin chipped in with 10 rebounds and two blocks for the Cardinal (3-0), who won at home for the 28th time in 29 games.

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  • Sergei Brylin chipped a shot over the net with 11: 17 left, then was stopped from the slot by Giguere 5 1/2 minutes later.

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  • In the rare/antique book field: small pieces of paper have broken off of a dustjacket or small portions of the binding are missing.

    February 22, 2007

  • Don't forget "beef"!

    February 22, 2007

  • Oh, yes! Much tastier than paper.

    February 22, 2007