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Meaning of CHIP

Pronunciation:  chip

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of chipping something
  2. [n]  a low running approach shot
  3. [n]  electronic equipment consisting of a small crystal of a silicon semiconductor fabricated to carry out a number of electronic functions in an integrated circuit
  4. [n]  a small disk-shaped counter used to represent money when gambling
  5. [n]  (nautical) a triangular wooden float attached to the end of a log line
  6. [n]  a mark left after a small piece has been chopped or broken off of something
  7. [n]  a thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat
  8. [n]  a small fragment of something broken off from the whole; "a bit of rock caught him in the eye"
  9. [n]  a piece of dried bovine dung
  10. [v]  cut a nick into
  11. [v]  break a small piece off from; "chip the glass"; "chip a tooth"
  12. [v]  break off; of a piece from a whole; "Her tooth chipped"
  13. [v]  form by chipping; "They chipped their names in the stone"
  14. [v]  play a chip shot, in golf

CHIP is a 4 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: bit, break away, break off, buffalo chip, check, chip off, chip shot, chipping, come off, cow chip, cow dung, crack, crisp, cut off, flake, fleck, knap, micro chip, microchip, nick, poker chip, potato chip, Saratoga chip, scrap, silicon chip, splintering
 See Also: approach, approach shot, biochip, blemish, blue chip, break, breakage, breaking, carve, chip at, computer, computing device, computing machine, counter, cut, data processor, defect, divide, DNA chip, droppings, dung, electronic computer, exfoliate, exfoliation, flake, flake off, flinders, float, forge, form, fragment, gene chip, information processing system, integrated circuit, matchwood, memory chip, microcircuit, microprocessor, mold, mould, muck, part, peel, peel off, scale, scurf, semiconductor, semiconductor device, semiconductor unit, separate, shape, shoot, sliver, snack food, splinter, work



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Chip\ (ch[i^]p), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Chipped} (ch[i^]pt);
    p. pr. & vb. n. {Chipping}.] [Cf. G. kippen to cut off the
    edge, to clip, pare. Cf. {Chop} to cut.]
    1. To cut small pieces from; to diminish or reduce to shape,
       by cutting away a little at a time; to hew. --Shak.
    2. To break or crack, or crack off a portion of, as of an
       eggshell in hatching, or a piece of crockery.
    3. To bet, as with chips in the game of poker.
    {To chip in}, to contribute, as to a fund; to share in the
       risks or expenses of. [Slang. U. S.]
  2. \Chip\, v. i.
    To break or fly off in small pieces.
  3. \Chip\, n.
    1. A piece of wood, stone, or other substance, separated by
       an ax, chisel, or cutting instrument.
    2. A fragment or piece broken off; a small piece.
    3. Wood or Cuban palm leaf split into slips, or straw plaited
       in a special manner, for making hats or bonnets.
    4. Anything dried up, withered, or without flavor; -- used
    5. One of the counters used in poker and other games.
    6. (Naut.) The triangular piece of wood attached to the log
    {Buffalo chips}. See under {Buffalo}.
    {Chip ax}, a small ax for chipping timber into shape.
    {Chip bonnet}, {Chip hat}, a bonnet or a hat made of Chip.
       See {Chip}, n., 3.
    {A chip off the old block}, a child who resembles either of
       his parents. [Colloq.] --Milton.
    {Potato chips}, {Saratoga chips}, thin slices of raw potato
       fried crisp.
Computing Dictionary
  1. 1. A early system on the ibm 1103 or 1103A.

    [Listed in CACM 2(5):16 (May 1959)].

    2. constraint handling in prolog.

  2. integrated circuit

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