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Definition of "chad" [chad]

  • Scraps or bits of paper, such as the perforated edges of paper for tractor feed printers or the tiny rectangles punched out from data cards. (noun)
  • One of these scraps or bits of paper. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "chad" in a sentence
  • "Graham notes that the noun was then construed as plural, on the analogy of chaff, but today’s ballot counters are referring to chads, construing the word chad as singular."
  • "| Reply sit back with some hot tea and a good video game and let the healing begin chad attack"
  • "BECK: And I think you had a theory that you called chad buildup, right?"