Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of chipping.
  • noun Small fragments of material especially for use in construction

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Examples

  • These adorable little buns were rescued from underneath a load of 'chippings': (

    Daily Bunny

  • The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) claims that sweeping up wood chippings in dusty workplaces can provoke asthma attacks and long term exposure lead to nose cancer.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • "No," he said, his voice seeming to be filtered through several layers of granite chippings.

    Final Resting Place of The Pen

  • Sometimes, I tool down the A1094 at midnight, obeying the 20mph signs, which are there on account of the danger of loose chippings.

    A lane with no limits

  • As with the light-colored male voice Bayley heard once, speaking clear in her left ear, as she waited with others to load chippings on the slopes of Mount Tranquility.

    New Race

  • The mountain has some protohistoric archaeological interest as stone tools and chippings hewn from ammonites have been discovered in a rock shelter at Blandé at the northern end.

    Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve, Guinea and Côte d'Ivoire

  • The wooden wizard of winter was one of several that we painted on chippings of firewood at our first Tennessee home.

    Winter Solstice « Fairegarden

  • The outer faces of the panels were finished with stone chippings, and are still as good as when they were put up over forty years ago.

    Morris Walk

  • It was painstakingly crafted with colored glass chippings and is very typical of the Luang Prabang decorative style.

    From chaos to calm « Wanderings

  • At the centre of the square stood the village war memorial: a large granite rock surrounded by white chippings and a black post and chain fence.

    Irish Blogs

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