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chip1

chip1

 
 
pronunciation:
chIp
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
phrases:
chip off the old block, chip on one's shoulder, chip in, in the chips
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a small piece broken, cut, or chopped off of a hard material.
a chip of diamond
synonyms:
fragment, shard
similar words:
flake, piece, shaving, sliver, splinter
definition 2: a dent or flaw caused by breaking off a small piece.
The rim of the plate has a chip.
synonyms:
nick, snick
similar words:
crack, fault, flaw, imperfection, score, scotch, scratch
definition 3: a small, brittle piece or sliver of food.
banana chips
 
similar words:
bit, crumb, flake, morsel, shaving, slice, sliver
definition 4: one of the small, plastic or ivory tokens used to represent money in poker and other gambling games.
synonyms:
token
similar words:
bet, stake, wager
definition 5: in electronics, a microchip.
 
synonyms:
microchip
definition 6: (chiefly British) a long, thin piece of potato that is deep-fried; French fry.
 
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: chipped, chipping, chips
definition 1: to lose a fragment from the surface or edge of.
He chipped a fingernail.
definition 2: to cut or gouge out (small pieces).
She chipped bits of wood from the log.
definition 3: to make or form by gouging out or cutting.
He chipped his initials in the tree.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to lose fragments from the edge or surface.
This china chips easily.
similar words:
break, crumble, flake
phrase: chip off the old block
phrase: chip on one's shoulder
phrase: chip in
phrase: in the chips
Word Builder: kinds of chips
  • chocolate chip:
    a very small piece of chocolate.
  • potato chip:
    a very thin slice of potato fried in oil.
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