paint chip

Main Entry:  paint chip2
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a card or chart showing a color or range of related paint colors available from a manufacturer
Example:  I collect paint chip samples from hardware stores.
Etymology:  1943
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Main Entry:  paint chip1
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a piece of paint that has come loose from a surface
Example:  Save hundreds by fixing your own paint chips and deep scratches just like the professionals.
Etymology:  1891
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