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chip carving

chip carv·ing
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [chip kahr-ving]
    • /tʃɪp ˈkɑr vɪŋ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [chip kahr-ving]
    • /tʃɪp ˈkɑr vɪŋ/

Definition of chip carving words

  • noun chip carving wood carving, usually executed with a knife and characterized by small incisions and simple geometrical patterns. 1

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Origin of chip carving

First appearance:

before 1890
One of the 20% newest English words
First recorded in 1890-95

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Parts of speech for Chip carving

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

chip carving popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 36% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 55% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

chip carving usage trend in Literature

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