Definition of woodchip in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈwʊdtʃɪp/


1A chip of wood.
Example sentences
  • As well as firewood, the Country Park is now introducing woodchips and mulch to their range of recycled wood produce.
  • The Ministry of Environment is concerned with wood residue such as bark, sawdust, shavings, woodchips and offcuts generated by sawmills.
  • Scotland's forest industry has focused on producing low-value timber while business has been ignoring the energy potential of hitherto unsaleable parts of the tree or sawmill - by-products like sawdust and woodchips.
1.1 (also woodchip paper) [mass noun] chiefly British Wallpaper with woodchips embedded in it to give a grainy surface texture.
Example sentences
  • You either painted it or put woodchip paper everywhere.
  • It also came with built-in wardrobes - the louvred kind - stippled ceilings and woodchip wallpaper, which all seemed so smart and modern in 1978.
  • I started taking off the polystyrene tiles on the hall ceiling only to discover that they had been glued directly onto woodchip wallpaper.

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