What does chip mean?
Definitions for chip
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word chip.
bit, chip, flake, fleck, scrapnoun
a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
"a bit of rock caught him in the eye"
a triangular wooden float attached to the end of a log line
chip, cow chip, cow dung, buffalo chipnoun
a piece of dried bovine dung
chip, crisp, potato chip, Saratoga chipnoun
a thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat
a mark left after a small piece has been chopped or broken off of something
chip, poker chipnoun
a small disk-shaped counter used to represent money when gambling
chip, microchip, micro chip, silicon chip, microprocessor chipnoun
electronic equipment consisting of a small crystal of a silicon semiconductor fabricated to carry out a number of electronic functions in an integrated circuit
chip, chip shotnoun
(golf) a low running approach shot
chip, chipping, splinteringverb
the act of chipping something
chip, chip off, come off, break away, break offverb
break off (a piece from a whole)
"Her tooth chipped"
cut a nick into
play a chip shot
form by chipping
"They chipped their names in the stone"
chip, knap, cut off, break offverb
break a small piece off from
"chip the glass"; "chip a tooth"
A small piece broken from a larger piece of solid material.
A damaged area of a surface where a small piece has been broken off.
This cup has a chip in it.
A token used in place of cash.
A circuit fabricated in one piece on a small, thin substrate.
A hybrid device mounted in a substrate, containing electronic circuitry and miniaturised mechanical, chemical and/or biochemical devices.
A fried strip of potato of square or rectangular cross-section; a french fry.
Do you want sauce or mayonnaise on your chips?
A thin, crisp, baked piece of vegetable, usually potato.
potato chip, tortilla chip
A shot during which the ball travels more predominantly upwards than in a regular shot, as to clear an obstacle.
A takeout that hits a rock at an angle.
To break into small pieces.
The workers chipped the dead branches into mulch.
To break small pieces from.
Be careful not to chip the paint.
To play a shot hitting the ball predominately upwards rather than forwards.
to upgrade an engine management system, usually to increase power.
To become chipped.
This varnish chips easily.
To ante (up).
To fit (an animal) with a microchip.
Anyone got u00A31? Ill chip 50p.
A dried piece of dung used as fuel.
A receptacle, usually for strawberries or other fruit.
A small, near-conical piece of food added in baking.
A diminutive of the male given names Christopher and Charles.
Etymology: chip from ċipp "log, beam, small piece of wood" from kip(p)az. Akin to kip "post", kipfa, chipfa "axle, stave", keppr "cudgel, club". Non-Germanic cognates include Albanian cifël.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
CHIP, Cheap, Chipping
in the names of places, imply a market; from the Sax. cyppan ceapan , to buy. Edmund Gibson Cam.
Etymology: from the verb.
Cucumbers do extremely affect moisture, and over-drink themselves, which chaff or chips forbideth. Francis Bacon, Nat. Hist.
That chip made the iron swim, not by any natural power. Jeremy Taylor, Worthy Communicant.
The straw was laid below;
Of chips and serewood was the second row. John Dryden, Fables.
The manganese lies in the vein in lumps wrecked, in an irregular manner, among clay, coarse spar, and chips of stone. John Woodward, on Fossils.
To cut into small pieces; to diminish, by cutting away a little at a time.
Etymology: probably corrupted from chop.
To return to our statue in the block of marble, we see it sometimes only begun to be chipped; sometimes rough hewn, and just sketched into an human figure. Joseph Addison, Spectat.
The critick strikes out all that is not just;
And ’tis ev’n so the butler chips his crust. William King, Cookery.
Taught him to chip the wood, and hew the stone. James Thomson.
to cut small pieces from; to diminish or reduce to shape, by cutting away a little at a time; to hew
to break or crack, or crack off a portion of, as of an eggshell in hatching, or a piece of crockery
to bet, as with chips in the game of poker
to break or fly off in small pieces
a piece of wood, stone, or other substance, separated by an ax, chisel, or cutting instrument
a fragment or piece broken off; a small piece
wood or Cuban palm leaf split into slips, or straw plaited in a special manner, for making hats or bonnets
anything dried up, withered, or without flavor; -- used contemptuously
one of the counters used in poker and other games
the triangular piece of wood attached to the log line
Etymology: [Cf. G. kippen to cut off the edge, to clip, pare. Cf. Chop to cut.]
CHIP is a computer and communications magazine published by the CHIP Holding in 15 countries of Europe and Asia. The German edition of CHIP was launched in September 1978 and is one of Germany's oldest and largest computer magazines with 418.019 copies sold in average each month of the 4th quarter 2008. Competitors in its German home market include Computer Bild, PC-Welt and c't.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
chip, v.t. to chop or cut into small pieces: to hew: of chickens, to break the shell of the egg in hatching: to pare away the crust of bread, &c.: to bet:—pr.p. chip′ping; pa.p. chipped.—n. a small piece of wood or other substance chopped off: (slang) a sovereign.—n. Chip′-hat, a cheap kind of hat, made of what is popularly called Brazilian grass, but really consisting of strips of the leaves of a palm (Chamærops argentea) imported from Cuba.—adj. Chip′py, abounding in chips: dry as a chip: seedy from an overdose of liquor.—Chip in, to supply one's part.—A chip of the old block, one with the characteristics of his father. [M. E. chippen, to cut in pieces. Conn. with Chop.]
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Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Chip is ranked #107669 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Chip surname appeared 165 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Chip.
39.3% or 65 total occurrences were White.
29.7% or 49 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
23% or 38 total occurrences were Asian.
4.2% or 7 total occurrences were Black.
3.6% or 6 total occurrences were of two or more races.
British National Corpus
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'chip' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3048
Rank popularity for the word 'chip' in Nouns Frequency: #1208
The numerical value of chip in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of chip in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Examples of chip in a Sentence
Jordan hits this chip shot that skips through the rough, goes up, checks on the hill and then basically goes Mach3 and just slams into the back of the hole and goes in, then he follows it up with a 30- or 40-footer on the next hole. This is just Jordan.
I think any successful public pressure campaign works because it changes public perception, as you chip away at their reputation, they can make a course correction and say, ‘We need to drop this stuff, it’s actually hurting our company.’.
These broad restrictions on commercial chip sales will bring significant disruption to the Edison Lee semiconductor industry.
It's crazy if India thinks it can compete with China on something like chip manufacturing when our electronics industry is a shambles.
But the end game of this all, George, is going to be to get people vaccinated, india is the largest vaccine producing country in the world, they’ve got to get their resources not only from within but also from without and that’s the reason why other countries need to chip in to be able to get either supplies to the Indians to make their own vaccines or to get vaccines donated.
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Translations for chip
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- skyfie, aartappelskyfieAfrikaans
- счупено парче, чипс, отломка, жетон, треска, чип, отчупвам, нащърбвам се, чупяBulgarian
- chip, čipCzech
- Chip, Pommes frites, Fritte, Pommes, KartoffelchipGerman
- μάρκα, θραύσμα, τηγανιτή πατάτα, πελεκούδι, τσιπάκι, πατατάκι, πλακίδιο ολοκληρωμένου κυκλώματος, ροκανίδιGreek
- desconchado, papa frita, chip, patata frita, ficha, astilla, desconcharse, astillar, desconcharSpanish
- kolo, siru, chippi, lastu, piisiru, pelimerkki, ranskalainen, nirhama, kolhu, lantakakku, sipsi, lohjeta, chipata, silputa, kolhiintua, kolhia, pilkkoa, korottaaFinnish
- croustille, micropuce, chips, brisure, frite, briser, cocherFrench
- patatina, chip, scheggia, fiche, frammento, gettoneItalian
- rutunga, paopaoMāori
- чип, интегрално колоMacedonian
- żetony, odłamki, frytki, odłamek, frytka, żetonPolish
- ficha, lasca, chip, batata frita, CI, circuito integrado, microchipPortuguese
- cip, așchie, fragment, surceaRomanian
- чипс, микросхема, обломок, кизяк, стружка, щепка, осколок, ломтик, лучина, чип, фишкаRussian
- tjhipiseSouthern Sotho
- chips, pjäs, flisa, pommes frites, ruka, krets, marker, brickaSwedish
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