Definition of Potato chip

1. Noun. A thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat.

Exact synonyms: Chip, Crisp, Saratoga Chip
Generic synonyms: Snack Food
Derivative terms: Crisp, Crisp, Crispy

Definition of Potato chip

1. Noun. (British) potato cut into elongated cubes and fried, a chip or chipped potato, usually larger than the ''US'' French fried potato. ¹

2. Noun. (American English) potato cut slices and fried, similar to a ''UK'' potato crisp. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Potato Chip

potato bean
potato beetle
potato beetles
potato blight
potato bread
potato bug
potato bugs
potato cake
potato chaser
potato chasers
potato chip (current term)
potato chips
potato cod
potato crisp
potato crisps
potato disease
potato family
potato fern
potato fungus
potato head
potato masher
potato mashers
potato mildew
potato mold
potato mosaic

Literary usage of Potato chip

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1895)
"ALL BRITISH MPI Su per Sh redder e Dio potato chip Cutte Gravity Slicer Butter Pat Machii Can Opener Speed and ease operation, ..."

2. Animals Without Backbones by Jo Ellen Moore (1998)
"Collect ants by putting a moist sponge and some potato chip crumbs into a jar and placing the jar near an ant hill or across an ant trail. ..."

3. Food Ingestion and Energy Transformations: With Special Reference to the by Francis Gano Benedict, Thorne Martin Carpenter (1918)
"Beefsteak and potato chip': Amounts, 193 grams beefsteak, 20 grams potato chips; nitrogen, 8.99 grams; total energy, 504 c''is. Fuel value: Total, 425 cals. ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"Among its industrial establishments are a beet- sugar factory, creamery, flour mill, sash and door factory, potato-chip works, vinegar and cider factories, ..."

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