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paint chip2

noun

a card or chart showing a color or range of related paint colors available from a manufacturer

Examples

I collect paint chip samples from hardware stores.

Word Origin

1943

paint chip1

noun

a piece of paint that has come loose from a surface

Examples

Save hundreds by fixing your own paint chips and deep scratches just like the professionals.

Word Origin

1891

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