Definition of Chip

1. Noun. A small fragment of something broken off from the whole. "A bit of rock caught him in the eye"

Exact synonyms: Bit, Flake, Fleck, Scrap
Generic synonyms: Fragment
Specialized synonyms: Matchwood, Exfoliation, Scale, Scurf, Scurf, Sliver, Splinter
Derivative terms: Flake, Flakey, Flaky

2. Verb. Break off (a piece from a whole). "These glasses chip easily"; "Her tooth chipped"
Exact synonyms: Break Away, Break Off, Chip Off, Come Off
Specialized synonyms: Flake, Flake Off, Peel, Peel Off, Exfoliate
Generic synonyms: Divide, Part, Separate
Derivative terms: Chipping

3. Noun. A triangular wooden float attached to the end of a log line.
Category relationships: Navigation, Sailing, Seafaring
Generic synonyms: Float

4. Verb. Cut a nick into.
Exact synonyms: Nick
Generic synonyms: Cut
Derivative terms: Nick

5. Noun. A piece of dried bovine dung.
Exact synonyms: Buffalo Chip, Cow Chip, Cow Dung
Generic synonyms: Droppings, Dung, Muck

6. Verb. Play a chip shot.
Category relationships: Golf, Golf Game
Generic synonyms: Shoot

7. Noun. A thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat.
Exact synonyms: Crisp, Potato Chip, Saratoga Chip
Generic synonyms: Snack Food
Derivative terms: Crisp, Crisp, Crispy

8. Verb. Form by chipping. "They chipped their names in the stone"
Generic synonyms: Forge, Form, Mold, Mould, Shape, Work

9. Noun. A mark left after a small piece has been chopped or broken off of something.
Exact synonyms: Check
Generic synonyms: Blemish, Defect, Mar
Derivative terms: Check, Check

10. Verb. Break a small piece off from. "They chip the glass tubes"; "Chip a tooth"
Exact synonyms: Break Off, Cut Off, Knap
Generic synonyms: Cut
Also: Chip At
Derivative terms: Chipping

11. Noun. A small disk-shaped counter used to represent money when gambling.
Exact synonyms: Poker Chip
Specialized synonyms: Blue Chip
Generic synonyms: Counter

12. Noun. Electronic equipment consisting of a small crystal of a silicon semiconductor fabricated to carry out a number of electronic functions in an integrated circuit.

13. Noun. (golf) a low running approach shot.
Exact synonyms: Chip Shot
Category relationships: Golf, Golf Game
Generic synonyms: Approach, Approach Shot

14. Noun. The act of chipping something.
Exact synonyms: Chipping, Splintering
Generic synonyms: Break, Breakage, Breaking
Derivative terms: Splinter

Definition of Chip

1. v. t. To cut small pieces from; to diminish or reduce to shape, by cutting away a little at a time; to hew.

2. v. i. To break or fly off in small pieces.

3. n. A piece of wood, stone, or other substance, separated by an ax, chisel, or cutting instrument.

Definition of Chip

1. Acronym. '''C'''hildren's '''H'''ealth '''I'''nsurance '''P'''rogram ¹

2. Noun. chromatin immunoprecipitation ¹

3. Proper noun. A diminutive of the male given names Christopher and Charles. ¹

4. Noun. A small piece broken from a larger piece of solid material. ¹

5. Noun. A damaged area of a surface where a small piece has been broken off. ¹

6. Noun. (games gambling) A token used in place of cash. ¹

7. Noun. (electronics) A circuit fabricated in one piece on a small, thin substrate. ¹

8. Noun. (electronics) A hybrid device mounted in a substrate, containing electronic circuitry and miniaturised mechanical, chemical and/or biochemical devices. ¹

9. Noun. (UK Ireland Australia and New Zealand) A fried strip of potato of square or rectangular cross-section; a french fry. ¹

10. Noun. (US NZ) A thin, crisp, baked piece of vegetable, usually potato. ¹

11. Noun. (sports) A shot during which the ball travels more predominantly upwards than in a regular shot, as to clear an obstacle. ¹

12. Noun. (curling) A takeout that hits a rock at an angle. ¹

13. Noun. A dried piece of dung used as fuel. ¹

14. Noun. (New Zealand northern) A receptacle, usually for strawberries or other fruit. ¹

15. Noun. (context: gastronomy) A small, near-conical piece of food added in baking. ¹

16. Verb. (transitive) To break into small pieces. ¹

17. Verb. (transitive) To break small pieces from. ¹

18. Verb. (transitive golf) To play a shot hitting the ball predominately upwards rather than forwards. ¹

19. Verb. (transitive automotive) to upgrade an engine management system, usually to increase power. ¹

20. Verb. (intransitive) To become chipped. ¹

21. Verb. (intransitive card games often with "in") To ante (up). ¹

22. Verb. (transitive informal) To fit (an animal) with a microchip. ¹

23. Verb. (UK transitive often with "in") to contribute. ¹

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Definition of Chip

1. to break a small piece from [v CHIPPED, CHIPPING, CHIPS]

Medical Definition of Chip

1. A small fragment resulting from breakage, cutting, or avulsion. Bone chips, small pieces of cancellous bone generally used to fill in bony defects and to promote reossification. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chip

chip (current term)
chip and PIN
chip at
chip away
chip away at
chip graft
chip in
chip leader
chip leaders
chip log
chip off
chip off the old block
chip on one's shoulder

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