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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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