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Synonyms for chip
a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
a triangular wooden float attached to the end of a log line
a piece of dried bovine dung
a thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat
a mark left after a small piece has been chopped or broken off of something
a small disk-shaped counter used to represent money when gambling
electronic equipment consisting of a small crystal of a silicon semiconductor fabricated to carry out a number of electronic functions in an integrated circuit
(golf) a low running approach shot
the act of chipping something
break off (a piece from a whole)
break a small piece off from
References in periodicals archive
Basically companies chipped away at
costs and prayed for better times.
The Gaels chipped away at
a 40-29 deficit and pulled within a point five times in the final 9:25.
The Marlins chipped away at
Dreifort with a run in the fourth inning, and again it was Lowell who set up the inning.
Rosary built a double-digit lead, and Harvard-Westlake chipped away at
it throughout the second quarter and closed to 29-23 at halftime.
Highland led by as many as 11 in the second half, but Canyon chipped away at
the deficit and trailed 52-49 to start the fourth quarter.
The Mets chipped away at
the Dodgers' two-run deficit in the fifth inning when Edgardo Alfonzo led off with a double and scored on Mike Piazza's singled to right.