CHIPS


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CHIPS

CHIPS

Clearing House Interbank Payments System. A wire transfer system allowing participating banks to exchange large amounts of money between themselves as needed. See also: Fedwire.
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Most persons, at their first entrance, felt impelled to remove their hats, and pay such reverence as was due to the richly-dressed and beautiful young lady who seemed to stand in a corner of the room, with oaken chips and shavings scattered at her feet.
Holmes held out a small chip with the letters NN and a space of clear wood after them.
The gamblers took heart of life, and soon the tables were filled, the click of chips and whir of the roulette-ball rising monotonously and imperiously above the hoarse rumble of men's voices and their oaths and heavy laughs.
All the wastage of meat, such as the frozen chips, belonged to the dog that found it.
Unwrapping it, he dropped into my hand a chip of pure soft gold, the size of a ten-dollar gold-piece.
I fed it, shaving by shaving, and sliver by sliver, till at last it was snapping and crackling as it laid hold of the smaller chips and sticks.
You, who 've never had a white chip in the game, still go on shouting for it and capping for it.
Slowly he would circle about the other, as though with a chip upon his shoulder; and this he did, even as Tarzan had foreseen.
With the money that I get from the sale of these eggs I'll buy myself a new dimity frock and a chip hat; and when I go to market, won't all the young men come up and speak to me
It is but a chip here and a chip there, yet it may bring the tree down in time.
asks the black bonnet of the gray coat; and the hard-featured farmer reins up his grateful dobbin to inquire what you are doing where he sees no manure in the furrow, and recommends a little chip dirt, or any little waste stuff, or it may be ashes or plaster.
Delia Caruthers did things in six octaves so promisingly in a pine- tree village in the South that her relatives chipped in enough in her chip hat for her to go "North" and "finish.