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Definition of "chips" []

  • A small piece removed by chopping, cutting, or breaking (noun)
  • 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)
  • Plural form of chip. (noun)

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  • French fried potatoes; french fries. (noun)
  • Thin-sliced and deep-fried potatoes sold in sealed bags; potato chips, nacho chips, etc. (noun)

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Use "chips" in a sentence
  • "Guacamole with tortilla chips is the best afternoon snack in the summer."
  • "Unlocking the data stored in sensors and other chips is the business of Axeda, which sells devices that track real-time performance of medical, office, and industrial equipment, and reports back to owners using the Internet."
  • "Two recent postings involve handwriting recognition technology; several others seek expertise in chips for managing displays."