Definition of chipping in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈtʃɪpɪŋ


  • A small fragment of stone, wood, or similar material: it’s not too late to give plants a mulch with bark chippings crushed-stone aggregate gives pebble dash its colour, and an even distribution of the chippings is necessary
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    • Trees collected will be turned into wood chippings for use as mulch in the borough's parks and gardens.
    • Cover the base of the pot with a layer of coarse grit, stone chippings or the expanded clay granules often sold for houseplants.
    • The Rema was built in 1976 and the 1,000-tonne freighter was heading to Holland with a cargo of stone chippings when she sank suddenly in good weather.

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