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chip1 a small piece broken, cut, or chopped off of a hard material. [6 definitions]
chip in to give money or effort. [2 definitions]
chipmunk a small brown animal similar to a squirrel, having a striped back and a flat, bushy tail. Chipmunks eat nuts, seeds, berries, and insects. They make underground burrows for sleeping and for storing food. Chipmunks live in North America and Asia.
chip off the old block someone who is very much like one of his or her parents.
chip on one's shoulder a bitter or unhappy feeling that lasts for a long time; grudge.
chirp to make a short sound with a high pitch. [2 definitions]
chisel a metal tool with a sharp edge, used for cutting stone, wood, or metal. [2 definitions]
chivalry the qualities expected of an ideal knight during the Middle Ages in Europe. These included courage, honor, politeness, and being prepared to help those in need.
chlorine a substance that is one of the chemical elements. It combines with sodium to form table salt. It is also used in making bleach. Chlorine is poisonous in its pure gas form. (symbol: Cl)
chlorophyll the green matter in the leaves and stems of plants that is necessary to produce food for plants from sunlight.
chocolate a food substance that is made from ground cacao seeds. Chocolate is not sweet, but it is often used in candy and other sweet foods. It is also used in making certain kinds of sauces. [6 definitions]
chocolate bar a candy bar made mostly with chocolate.
chocolate milk cow's milk with sweet, chocolate-flavored syrup or chocolate powder added.
choice the act of picking or choosing; selection. [5 definitions]
choir a group of people who sing together, especially a group that sings religious music; chorus.
choke to stop or prevent the breathing of by squeezing or blocking the windpipe. [4 definitions]
choke up to become unable to speak because of strong emotion or stress. [2 definitions]
cholesterol a white substance, found in the tissues of humans and animals, which acts to clean the bloodstream and surrounds certain nerves. Cholesterol is made in the body but can also be obtained from animal foods such as meat and cheese.
choose to pick one or more from a group. [2 definitions]
chop1 to cut by hitting many times with a very sharp tool. [4 definitions]
chopstick one of a pair of thin sticks used for eating, especially in East Asian countries.