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Definition of "chip" []

  • A small broken or cut off piece, as of wood, stone, or glass. (noun)
  • A crack or flaw caused by the removal of a small piece. (noun)
  • A small disk or counter used in poker and other games to represent money. (noun)
  • Slang Money. (noun)
  • Electronics A minute slice of a semiconducting material, such as silicon or germanium, doped and otherwise processed to have specified electrical characteristics, especially before it is developed into an electronic component or integrated circuit. Also called microchip. (noun)
  • A small piece removed by chopping, cutting, or breaking (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.

  • A mark left after a small piece has been chopped, cut, or broken off something (noun)
  • (in some games) a counter used to represent money (noun)
  • A thin strip of potato fried in deep fat (noun)
  • A very thin slice of potato fried and eaten cold as a snack (noun)
  • A small piece or thin slice of food (noun)
  • A shot, kick, etc, lofted into the air, esp over an obstacle or an opposing player's head, and travelling only a short distance (noun)
  • A tiny wafer of semiconductor material, such as silicon, processed to form a type of integrated circuit or component such as a transistor (noun)
  • A thin strip of wood or straw used for making woven hats, baskets, etc (noun)
  • A container for soft fruit, made of thin sheets of wood; punnet (noun)
  • To break small pieces from or become broken off in small pieces (verb)
  • To break or cut into small pieces (verb)
  • To shape by chipping (verb)
  • To strike or kick (a ball) in a high arc (verb)

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Use "chip" in a sentence
  • ""_Thou art a chip -- Thou art a chip_," Angelica responded."
  • "And when he said, "_Chip, chip, chip, chip_," Rusty knew that there could be no doubt about it."
  • "And he began screaming, "_Chip, chip, chip, chip_," in a very shrill voice which was most annoying to hear."