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Definition of "chapping" [chapping]

  • Present participle of chap. (verb)

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Use "chapping" in a sentence
  • "The latter condition of the lips is commonly called chapping, but it is proper to consider chafing and chapping together as the morbid state of the skin, and the treatment is the same for both."
  • "If you have peeling, flaking, or chapping, that is also a problem."
  • "It is useful in the prevention of "chapping," for softening rough skin, for preventing and healing bleeding and cracked lips, as a protective dressing in burns, cuts, or any acute inflammation of the skin where the cuticle has been injured or destroyed, or where it is desirable that a wound should be protected and kept closed from the air."
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