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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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By dint of much labour he managed to chip off a narrow sliver some twelve inches long by a quarter of an inch thick.
I chopped that from one end of the thing," Jones went on, replacing the chip in its paper and leather case.
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.
And if your hardness will not glance and cut and chip to pieces, how can ye one day--create with me?
Herein two journeymen incessantly chip, while other two journeymen, who face each other, incessantly saw stone; dipping as regularly in and out of their sheltering sentry-boxes, as if they were mechanical figures emblematical of Time and Death.
You, who 've never had a white chip in the game, still go on shouting for it and capping for it.
It was full of little brown chips that looked like the shavings of some root.
About riding to the mill behind Gluglu; fishing back in the lake with their Uncle Jasper; picking pecans with Lidie's little black brood, and hauling chips in their express wagon.
The universe is finished; the copestone is on, and the chips were carted off a million years ago.
I've got a dog -- and he'll go in the river and bring out chips that you throw in.
Rebecca was capable of certain set tasks, such as keeping the small children from killing themselves and one another, feeding the poultry, picking up chips, hulling strawberries, wiping dishes; but she was thought irresponsible, and Aurelia, needing somebody to lean on (having never enjoyed that luxury with the gifted Lorenzo), leaned on Hannah.
In the morning the witch gave the girl two pieces of linen to weave before night, and the boy a pile of wood to cut into chips.