Definition of paint chip noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


    paint chip

    BrE BrE//ˈpeɪnt tʃɪp//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈpeɪnt tʃɪp//
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  1. 1a small piece of paint that has broken off something or the small area where the paint has come off
  2. 2(North American English) a strip of card with samples of paint in different colours, provided in shops/stores to help customers decide what paint to buy
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: paint chip