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chipping

[′chip·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
Removing seams, surface defects, or other excess fragments from semifinished metal products by using a manual or pneumatic chisel or a continuous machine.

chipping

Treatment of a hardened concrete surface by chiseling.

chipping

Implanting microchips into animals and humans. See microchip implant.
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If you use bark chippings for pathways, you will need to lay a membrane between the soil and the chippings that will act as a weed barrier.
This form of repair does little to improve the surface, as potholes are crudely filled beforehand leaving depressions and humps hidden by the new chippings.
I wanted to create a gourmet burger with a uniquely local twist, so I've topped it with local bacon smoked at the village smokery using chippings blended with shavings from the legendary Pontfadog Oak.
It operates from its processing plant in Heol y Cyw, near Bridgend, and sells its chippings for use as bedding for livestock and horses, top layers for countryside footpaths and as an environmentally friendly supplement to fossil fuels burned in power stations.
But titillation and chippings are not everyone's cup of tea and, if muttered grumblings are to be believed, several visiting Frenchwomen could find nothing to fire their imagination.
But critics say it's cost-cutting as chippings cost less than grass.
intended acquisition of chipping stone and chippings from 1000 tons in 1750 to 16 to 31 mm and from 31.
Coming down Bradshaw Road in Honley I was dismayed to see Kirklees will be spreading dirty, dangerous loose chippings today so I won't be going that way again for a while.
SEVERAL hundred tonnes of rubber tyre chippings were set alight at a recycling site.
No one has been injured and Sonae have a mechanical digger at the scene helping to decanter the wood chippings.
A 'prayer-mat' of polished limestone forms a sixth, horizontal plane, and floats in a moat of rough stone chippings.