NounChip (plural Chips)
- A small piece broken from a larger piece of solid material.
- A damaged area of a surface where a chip has been broken off.
- A token used in place of cash in gambling.
- (electronics) A circuit fabricated in one piece on a small, thin substrate.
- (US) A thin, crisp, baked piece of vegetable, usually potato.
- (UK, Australian and New Zealand) A fried strip of potato of square or rectangular cross-section, similar to French fries.
- (sports) A shot where the ball goes more upwards than a regular shot
- (curling) A takeout that hits a rock at an angle.
- A dried piece of dung used as fuel.
- (New Zealand, northern) A receptacle, usually for strawberries or other fruit.
- (transitive) To break into small pieces.
- (transitive) To break small pieces from.
- (transitive, golf) To play a shot where the ball goes predominately upwards rather than forwards
- (transitive, automotive) to upgrade an engine management system, usually to increase power.
- (intransitive) To become chipped.
- (intransitive, card games) Often with "in", to ante (up).
- (transitive, informal) To fit (an animal) with a microchip.
Adjectives for Chip
- (counter or disk in game) accumulated; cashed-in; clicking; ivory; ominous; nested; red-and-blue; rattling; plastic; stacked.
Verbs for Chip
accumulate—s; amass—s; ante—; calculate—; cash—s; mark—s; pile up—s; re¬value—; toss in—; wager—; —s rattle; —s represent.
Adverbs for Chip
laboriously; unweariedly; characteristically; disfiguringly; hurtfully; disastrously; idiotically; carelessly.
Synonyms for Chip
- (small piece broken off): flake
- (circuit): IC, integrated circuit, silicon chip
- (baked piece of vegetable): crisp (UK, Ireland)
- (fried strip of potato): fry (mainly US), French fries (mainly US), freedom fry (US)
- (a receptacle for strawberries): punnet (UK, New Zealand)
- (a receptacle for strawberries): pottle (New Zealand, southern)
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Middle English chip from Old English ċipp "log, beam, small piece of wood" from Proto-Germanic *kip(p)az (“log, beam”). Akin to Old Saxon kip "post", Old High German kipfa, chipfa "axle, stave", Old Norse keppr "cudgel, club".
chip m. inv.
- chip (small electronic component)
- IPA: /kip/