1 a small fragment of something broken off from the whole; "a bit of rock caught him in the eye" [syn: bit, flake, fleck, scrap]
2 a triangular wooden float attached to the end of a log line
5 a mark left after a small piece has been chopped or broken off of something [syn: check]
6 a small disk-shaped counter used to represent money when gambling [syn: poker chip]
7 electronic equipment consisting of a small crystal of a silicon semiconductor fabricated to carry out a number of electronic functions in an integrated circuit [syn: microchip, micro chip, silicon chip]
8 a low running approach shot [syn: chip shot]
1 break off (a piece from a whole); "Her tooth chipped" [syn: chip off, come off, break away, break off]
2 cut a nick into [syn: nick]
3 play a chip shot
4 form by chipping; "They chipped their names in the stone"
5 break a small piece off from; "chip the glass"; "chip a tooth" [syn: knap, cut off, break off] [also: chipping, chipped]
- , /tʃɪp/, /tSIp/
- Rhymes with: -ɪp
EtymologyFrom cipp (small piece of wood)
- A small piece broken from a larger piece of solid material.
- A damaged area of a
surface where a chip has been broken off.
- This cup has a chip in it.
- A token used in place of cash in gambling.
- A circuit fabricated in one piece on a small, thin substrate.
- A thin, crisp, baked piece of vegetable, usually potato.
- (British/Australian/New Zealand) A fried strip of potato of square or rectangular cross-section, similar to French fries.
- A shot where the ball goes more upwards than a regular shot
- A takeout that hits a rock at an angle.
- A dried piece of dung used as fuel.
- A receptacle, usually for strawberries or other fruit.
small piece broken off
- Finnish: siru
- Portuguese: lasca
- Russian: щепка, лучина, стружка of wood; осколок, обломок
- Spanish: astilla
damaged area of a surface
token used in gambling
- Finnish: pelimerkki
- Portuguese: ficha
- Russian: фишка
- Spanish: ficha
- Finnish: siru, piisiru
- Portuguese: microchip, CI, circuito integrado
- Russian: микросхема, чип
- Spanish: chip
baked piece of vegetable
- Finnish: sipsi, lastu
- Portuguese: batata frita
- Russian: чипс
fried strip of potato
shot where the ball goes more upwards than a regular shot
- Finnish: chippi
curling: takeout that hits a rock at an angle
dried piece of dung
- Finnish: lantakakku
- Russian: кизяк
- To break into small
- The workers chipped the dead branches into mulch.
- To break small pieces
- Be careful not to chip the paint.
- In the context of "golf": To play a shot where the ball goes predominately upwards rather than forwards
- to upgrade an engine management system, usually to increase power.
- To become chipped.
- This varnish chips easily.
- In the context of "card games": Often with "in", to ante (up).
to break small pieces from
- Finnish: kolhia
- French: cocher
- Spanish: desconchar
to play a shot where the ball goes predominantly upwards
- Finnish: chipata
to become chipped
to ante up
- Finnish: korottaa
- Banana chips, deep fried or dried slices of banana covered in honey or sugar.
- Chips, French fried potatoes, long cuts of potato that are deep fried
- Chocolate chip, small chunks of chocolate, used for making chocolate-chip cookies, among other things.
- Corn chip, a snack food made from corn
- Potato chips, a snack food made from potatoes, known as crisps in many Commonwealth countries. They are a popular, light and crunchy snack.
- Tortilla chip, a snack food made from corn tortillas
- Chip (CDMA), the fundamental unit of transmission in CDMA
- CHIP (programming language), based on Prolog
- Chip card - Credit card, payment card or identification card containing an embedded Integrated circuit.
- CHIP-8, a programming language used for video game programming in the 1970s
- Chipseal - a pavement surface treatment.
- Chiptune, music synthesized by a computer sound chip
- ChIP (chromatin immunoprecipitation), a molecular biology method to map DNA sites of specific protein-DNA interaction, such as promoters
- Integrated circuit
- Modchip, hardware modification to circumvent DRM systems in game consoles
- Transponder timing chip - a miniature transponder used in timing running events, usually attached to the shoe.
- Clearing House Interbank Payments System, a privately held clearing house for large-value transactions in the United States
- Charlotte Martin, Singer, name given to her by her fans
- Chip Arndt (born 1966), winner of The Amazing Race 4
- Encouraging Bear, Oglala medicine man also known as Chips
- Henry Channon (1897–1958), nicknamed "chips", British Member of Parliament and diarist
- Chip Kidd (born 1964), graphic designer and author
- Chip and Skip, two dung beetle brothers on the animated series Camp Lazlo
- Chip 'n Dale, two animated chipmunks created by The Walt Disney Company
- Chip Skylark, a character from the TV show The Fairly OddParents
- Chip, a character from Tom and Jerry: The Magic Ring
- Chips, The dog in Eastenders owned by the Beale family
- Mr Chips, a private-school teacher in Goodbye, Mr Chips
- Chip, a character in the movie "National Lampoon's Animal House" who pledged and was accepted into the Omega house; the role was played by Kevin Bacon
- CHiPs, a
television series about the California
- CHiPs '99, the television reunion movie
(band), a Swedish pop and country group
- Chips (album), an album by the same group
- Ch!pz, a Dutch band popular in The Netherlands and in some European countries
- Mr. Chips, the mascot for the UK game show Catchphrase
- Buffalo chip or cow chip, dried bovine feces.
- Casino token or poker chip, a token of currency in gambling
- CHIP (magazine), a German computer magazine
- Chips (dog), an American wardog who served in World War II
- Chips (literary magazine), the award winning literary and art magazine of Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School
- Chip's Challenge, a computer game
- Clearing House Interbank Payments System, one half of the primary US network for large-value domestic and international payments
- Common Hybrid Interface Protocol System or CHIPS defines Mixed Interface and Protocol Systems used in serial communications
- DNA chip, a synonym for DNA microarray
- Goodbye, Mr. Chips, a novel by James Hilton, first published in 1934
- State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), the State Children's Health Insurance Program in the U.S.
- A type of football (soccer) shot
- A type of golf shot
- Chip, a footballing term describing a high and lofted shot.
- Foot chip, a type of climbing hold.
- CHIP, in the UK the Chemical (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) Regulations 2002. These are sometimes also known as CHIP3.
chip in Danish: Chip
chip in German: Chip
chip in French: Chip
chip in Korean: 칩
chip in Italian: Chip
chip in Hungarian: Chip
chip in Dutch: Chip
chip in Japanese: チップ
chip in Polish: Chip
chip in Vietnamese: Chip
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