HyperDic: chip_off

English > 1 sense of the expression chip off:
VERBcontactchip off, chip, come off, break away, break offbreak off (a piece from a whole)
English > chip off: 1 sense > verb 1, contact
Meaningbreak off (a piece from a whole).
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Synonymschip, come off, break away, break off
Narrowerexfoliatecome off in a very thin piece
peel off, peel, flake off, flakecome off in flakes or thin small pieces
Broaderseparate, divide, partcome apart
Spanishastillarse, astillar, picar, resquebrajar
Catalanasclar, esquerdar, esquerdissar, estellar, picolar

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