Synonyms for blue-chip

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The company was a blue-chip mining operation working the beryllium-rich asteroid belt out of San Francisco.

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also blue-chip, in reference to the high-value poker counter, from 1904 in the figurative sense of "valuable;" stock exchange sense, in reference to "shares considered a reliable investment," is first recorded 1929; especially of stocks that saw spectacular rises in value in the four years or so before the Wall Street crash of that year.

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