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chimp

[chimp] /tʃɪmp/
noun, Informal.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; by shortening
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Examples for chimp
  • In the chimp study, tubes of peanut butter and frozen juice bars were used.
  • Second, they discovered that there were more uniquely human expression patterns than uniquely chimp ones.
  • Group urges government to strictly limit chimp research.
  • Manipulative chimps often reach the upper echelon of chimp society.
  • On problem one below, the chimp should press the middle lever.
  • The release includes both the raw sequence itself, as well as alignments to the human and chimp genomes.
  • One chimp that was exposed for three minutes, however, showed lasting behavioral changes.
  • Humans have mostly abandoned the grooming strategies of our chimp cousins.
  • The chimp s ancestor stayed in the tree our ancestor came down to the water.
  • But as it turns out, the chimp brain and the human brain differ hardly at all in their genetic underpinnings.
British Dictionary definitions for chimp

chimp

/tʃɪmp/
noun
1.
(informal) short for chimpanzee
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