chip shot

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n chip shot (golf) a low running approach shot
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Usage

In literature:

His heavy boot shot up, and with a crash the table split, and glasses, cards, chips flew everywhere.
"Desert Gold" by Zane Grey
Yes, sir; Chip jest about got a snap shot of 'em.
"Chip, of the Flying U" by B. M. Bower
I threw up my rifle and shot hurriedly, chipping a bit of rock a foot behind the animal.
"Camps and Trails in China" by Roy Chapman Andrews and Yvette Borup Andrews
Go below like a shot and tell 'Chips' to stop that pounding this instant!
"Gideon's Band" by George W. Cable
Both Wild and the scout fired three or four shots apiece, and some of them took chips off the high heels of the boots the cowboys wore.
"Young Wild West at "Forbidden Pass"" by An Old Scout
He was great off the tee and a marvel with his chip-shots.
"The Girl on the Boat" by Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
A shot tore through the tug's funnel, another chipped a piece from her bow, half a dozen shells whistled over her.
"A Prisoner of Morro" by Upton Sinclair
He came back with his fuselage shot to chips and wet through from a smashed radiator.
"Tam O' The Scoots" by Edgar Wallace
Bits of chip, sawdust and the like shot swiftly by in the smooth, oily curve of the liquid.
"The Adventures of Bobby Orde" by Stewart Edward White
She had received eight shots in her hull, and her masts were chipped by dozens of fragments of shell.
"The Naval History of the United States" by Willis J. Abbot
Keep your eye on the side of the ball, particularly when you are near the hole and perhaps playing a little chip shot on to the green.
"The Complete Golfer [1905]" by Harry Vardon
Someone shot, and chips flew from the cement floor next to Rick's head.
"The Egyptian Cat Mystery" by Harold Leland Goodwin
He ain't even got his chip shot left.
"Fore!" by Charles Emmett Van Loan
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In news:

Hockey chip shot = improbable goal.
Chip shot s in golf.
Chip shot s in football.
Chip shot s in hockey that lead to a goal.
John Stahlschmidt, PGA, explains some simple keys and must-do's for better chip shots around the green.
Ever struggled with controlling the distance of your chip shots.
Most average players have to chip 12-13 times during their round so it's a shot that can save you that many strokes if you get them close enough to 1-putt.
Tiger Woods complained about a spectator using a camera phone that clicked at the middle of his backswing on the third hole as he attempted to play a chip shot.
Take A Chip Shot With Marvell, Get Rid Of Staples And Utilities.
Prater said he'd actually prefer a lot more of those chip shots than the long ones, where the slightest of variations is magnified and can send the football flying just outside the goal posts.
Our professor peered at us with an intense glare as he pushed back on our standard, "chip shot" comments.
Tiger Woods hits a chip shot during the first round of the World Challenge golf tournament at Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks, Calif, Thursday, Nov 29, 2012.
SAN FRANCISCO – The Cowboys had a here-we-go-again feeling after undrafted rookie Dan Bailey missed a chip-shot field goal in the early going Sunday afternoon.
Learn the right technique for a chip shot with a pitching wedge.
Key tips on how to hit a great chip shot in golf.
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In science:

For half of the shots the position angle was switched from 90◦to 270◦, in order to reduce the effect of chip-to-chip sensitivity variation.
Detections of Lyman Continuum from Star-forming Galaxies at z~3 Through Subaru/Suprime-Cam Narrow-band Imaging
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