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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)

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.

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."