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verb chip pronunciation in American English /tʃɪp/
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present tense
I/you/we/theychip
he/she/itchips
present participlechipping
past tensechipped
past participlechipped
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] if something hard chips, or if you chip it, a small piece of it breaks off

    Try not to chip these cups when you wash them.

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  2. 2
    [transitive] to hit or kick a ball so that it goes high into the air for a short distance

    Daly chipped a great shot over the water.

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