Complete Definition of "chip"

see|Chip|CHIP
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English

Pronunciation
AHD|chÄ­p, IPA|/tÊɪp/, SAMPA|/<tt>tSIp</tt>/
audio|en-us-chip.ogg|Audio (US)
rhymes|ɪp

Etymology
From OE. cipp (small piece of wood)

Noun
en-noun

  1. A small piece broken from a larger piece of solid material.
  2. A damaged area of a surface where a chip has been broken off.

#:This cup has a chip in it.

  1. A token used in place of cash in gambling.
  2. electronics A circuit fabricated in one piece on a small, thin substrate.
  3. US A thin, crisp, baked piece of vegetable, usually potato.

#:potato chips
#:tortilla chips

  1. (British/Australian/New Zealand) A fried strip of potato of square or rectangular cross-section, similar to French fries.
  2. sports A shot where the ball goes more upwards than a regular shot
  3. curling A takeout that hits a rock at an angle.
  4. A dried piece of dung used as fuel.
  5. NZ|northern A receptacle, usually for strawberries or other fruit.

Synonyms
i-c|small piece broken off flake
i-c|circuit IC, integrated circuit, silicon chip
i-c|baked piece of vegetable crisp (UK, Ireland)
i-c|fried strip of potato fries|fry (US), French fry|French fries (US), freedom fries|freedom fry (US)
i-c|a receptacle for strawberries punnet UK|NZ
i-c|a receptacle for strawberries pottle NZ|southern

Translations
trans-top|small piece broken off
Finnish: siru
Portuguese: lasca
trans-mid
Spanish: astilla
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trans-top|damaged area of a surface
Finnish: kolhu, kolo, nirhama
Portuguese: lasca
trans-mid
Spanish: desconchado
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trans-top|token used in gambling
Finnish: pelimerkki
Portuguese: ficha
trans-mid
Spanish: ficha
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trans-top|circuit
Finnish: siru, piisiru
Portuguese: microchip, CI, circuito integrado
trans-mid
Spanish: chip
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trans-top|baked piece of vegetable
Finnish: sipsi, lastu
trans-mid
Portuguese: batata frita
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trans-top|fried strip of potato
Finnish: ranskalainen
French: frite
German: Kartoffelchip m
Italian: patatina f
trans-mid
Norwegian: potetgull
Portuguese: batata frita
Spanish: patata frita
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trans-top|shot where the ball goes more upwards than a regular shot
Finnish: chippi
trans-mid
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trans-top|curling: takeout that hits a rock at an angle
trans-mid
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trans-top|dried piece of dung
Finnish: lantakakku
trans-mid
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trans-top|translations to be checked
Portuguese: chip (4)
ttbc|French: chip (5), coche (7)
ttbc|Maltese: Äippa
ttbc|Telugu: à°ªà±à°à±à°à± (pecchu)
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See also
French fries
fries
potato wedge

Verb
en-verb|chipp|ing

  1. transitive To break into small pieces.

#: The workers chipped the dead branches into mulch.

  1. transitive To break small pieces from.

#: Be careful not to chip the paint.

  1. transitive context|golf To play a shot where the ball goes predominately upwards rather than forwards
  2. transitive automotive to upgrade an engine management system, usually to increase power.
  3. intransitive To become chipped.

#:This varnish chips easily.

  1. intransitive context|card games Often with "in", to ante (up).

Translations
trans-top|to break into small pieces
Finnish: pilkkoa, silputa, hakettaa (of wood)
trans-mid
Spanish: astillar
trans-bottom

trans-top|to break small pieces from
Finnish: kolhia
French: cocher
trans-mid
Spanish: desconchar
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trans-top|to play a shot where the ball goes predominantly upwards
Finnish: chipata
trans-mid
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trans-top|to become chipped
Finnish: kolhiintua
trans-mid
Spanish: desconcharse
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trans-top|to ante up
Finnish: korottaa
trans-mid
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trans-top|translations to be checked
trans-mid
Maltese: Äips p, Äipsa s
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Derived terms
chip butty
chip off the old block
chippy
chip-shop
fish and chips
have a chip on one's shoulder


Romanian

Etymology
Hung.|ro kép

Pronunciation
IPA|/kip/

Noun
ro-noun|gendn|plchipuri

  1. face, likeness
  2. picture, image

Declension
ro-noun-n|defchipul|plchipuri

Synonyms
faÅ£Ä
imagine#Romanian|imagine

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