chip (Meaning)

Wordnet

chip (n)

a small fragment of something broken off from the whole

a triangular wooden float attached to the end of a log line

a piece of dried bovine dung

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

a small disk-shaped counter used to represent money when gambling

electronic equipment consisting of a small crystal of a silicon semiconductor fabricated to carry out a number of electronic functions in an integrated circuit

(golf) a low running approach shot

the act of chipping something

Wordnet

chip (v)

break off (a piece from a whole)

cut a nick into

play a chip shot

form by chipping

break a small piece off from

Webster

chip (v. t.)

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.

Webster

chip (v. i.)

To break or fly off in small pieces.

Webster

chip (n.)

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.

chip Sentence Examples

  1. Dipped the potato chips in salsa for a satisfying afternoon snack.
  2. The tiny chip in her phone case made it difficult to press the buttons.
  3. The new graphics card boasts a powerful new graphics processing chip.
  4. The squirrel playfully chased a rogue chip across the park.
  5. We carefully placed a poker chip on the winning square.
  6. The gambler nervously checked his chip stack before the next hand.
  7. The carpenter meticulously glued the chipped wood piece back in place.
  8. The scientist carefully examined the microscopic chip under a powerful lens.
  9. The casino uses high-tech chips to prevent counterfeiting.
  10. My dog loves to chase after the satisfying crunch of a potato chip.

FAQs About the word chip

a small fragment of something broken off from the whole, a triangular wooden float attached to the end of a log line, a piece of dried bovine dung, a thin crisp

flake, fragment, shard,sliver, splinter,sheet, disk, leaf, shred, portion

slab, chunk, lump, slab, lump, chunk, hunk,hunk,

Dipped the potato chips in salsa for a satisfying afternoon snack.

The tiny chip in her phone case made it difficult to press the buttons.

The new graphics card boasts a powerful new graphics processing chip.

The squirrel playfully chased a rogue chip across the park.