Definition of paint chip in English:

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paint chip



North American A card showing a color or a range of related colors available in a type of paint.
Example sentences
  • Who gets paid to sit in a room and look at a paint chip and decide that 174 of the Benjamin Moore card is going to be sunflower fields, or 315 is going to be oxford gold?
  • A computer analysis is done that determines the final color of the paint, factors in the base colors used to produce it and then determines the original formula needed to reproduce the paint chip.
  • After all, a two inch paint chip looks very different from a 3,000 square foot house!

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