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chip1

chip1

 
 
pronunciation:
chIp
parts of speech:
noun, verb
phrases:
chip off the old block, chip on one's shoulder, chip in
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a small piece broken, cut, or chopped off of a hard material.
A chip flew off the stone when I hit it with a hammer.
synonyms:
fragment
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
similar words:
crack, fault, flaw, score, scratch
definition 3: a thin, crisp slice of food that has been baked or fried. Chips are often eaten as a snack.
My sister likes banana chips, but I'd rather eat potato chips.
 
similar words:
bit, crumb, flake, morsel, shaving, slice, sliver
definition 4: a microchip.
 
synonyms:
microchip
definition 5: the British word for a long, thin stick or slab of potato that is deep-fried. This meaning of chip has the same meaning as French fry.
 
phrase: chip off the old block
phrase: chip on one's shoulder
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: chipped, chipping, chips
definition: to lose small pieces from the edge or surface.
This china chips easily.
similar words:
break, crumble, flake
phrase: chip in
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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