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ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PUNCTUATION QUIZ

Punctuation marks help make writing easy to read and understand. Some of the most important ones are the period (.), comma (,), question mark (?), and exclamation point (!). How well do you know how to use them? Find out in this quiz!
Question 1 of 10
Which punctuation mark is best for this sentence? "Can I watch a movie __"

Idioms for chip

Origin of chip

1
1300–50; (noun) Middle English chip (compare Old English cipp plowshare, beam, i.e., piece cut off); (v.) late Middle English chippen (compare Old English -cippian in forcippian to cut off); akin to Middle Low German, Middle Dutch kippen to chip eggs, hatch

OTHER WORDS FROM chip

chip·pa·ble, adjectiveun·chip·pa·ble, adjective

Definition for chipping (2 of 2)

chip2
[ chip ]
/ tʃɪp /

verb (used without object), chipped, chip·ping.

to utter a short chirping or squeaking sound; cheep.

noun

a short chirping or squeaking cry.

Origin of chip

2
First recorded in 1880–85; variant of cheep
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British Dictionary definitions for chipping (1 of 2)

chipping
/ (ˈtʃɪpɪŋ) /

noun

another name for chip (def. 1)

British Dictionary definitions for chipping (2 of 2)

chip
/ (tʃɪp) /

noun

verb chips, chipping or chipped

Derived forms of chip

chipper, noun

Word Origin for chip

Old English cipp (n), cippian (vb), of obscure origin
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Scientific definitions for chipping

chip
[ chĭp ]

See integrated circuit.
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Idioms and Phrases with chipping

chip

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