Synonyms of 'chip'
a small piece removed by chopping, cutting, or breakingHis eyes gleamed like chips of blue glass.
She read everything, digesting every fragment of news.
a fire fuelled by scraps of wood
The floor was covered with shavings from his wood carvings.
flake, , ,
flakes of paint
A sliver of glass was embedded in the skin.
shards of glass flying through the air
a mark left where a small piece has been broken off somethingThe washbasin had a small chip in it.
to break small pieces fromShe chipped her tooth.Steel baths are light, but they chip easily.
a sculptor chipping at a block of marble
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in the sense of dent
a hollow in the surface of somethingThere was a dent in the bonnet of the car.
in the sense of flake
to peel or cause to peel off in flakesflakes of paint
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