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To reduce irregular stone blocks to an approximate size by chipping with a hammer.
To break off thin chips from, and parallel to, the surface of a material, such as a metal or rock.
A fragment removed from the surface of a rock by weathering.
A relatively thin, sharp-edged fragment produced by exfoliation.
A rock fragment produced by chipping with a hammer.
To break ore.
A fragment torn from the surface of an armor plate.
A small fragment or chip removed from the face of a stone or masonry unit by a blow or by action of the elements.