HyperDic: chip

English > 14 senses of the word chip:
NOUNobjectchip, bit, flake, fleck, scrapa small fragment of something broken ... / broken off from the whole
artifactchipa triangular / triangular wooden float attached to the end of a log line
objectchip, cow chip, cow dung, buffalo chipa piece of dried bovine dung
foodchip, crisp, potato chip, Saratoga chipa thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat
attributechip, checka mark left after a small piece has been chopped or broken ... / broken off of something
artifactchip, poker chipa small disk-shaped counter used to represent money when gambling
artifactchip, microchip, micro chip, silicon chip, microprocessor chipelectronic equipment consisting of a small crystal of a silicon semiconductor fabricated to carry out a number of electronic functions in an integrated circuit
actchip, chip shot(golf) a low running approach shot
actchip, chipping, splinteringthe act of chipping something
VERBcontactchip, chip off, come off, break away, break offbreak off (a piece from a whole)
contactchip, nickcut a nick into
contactchipplay a chip shot
contactchipform by chipping
contactchip, knap, cut off, break offbreak a small piece off from
chip > pronunciation
Soundschih'p
Rhymesacquaintanceship ... zip / ZIP: 103 rhymes with ihp...
English > chip: 14 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningA small fragment of something broken ... / broken off from the whole.
Synonymsbit, flake, fleck, scrap
Narrowermatchwoodfragments of wood
scale, scurf, exfoliationA thin flake of dead epidermis shed from the surface of the skin
scurf(botany) a covering that resembles scales or bran that covers some plant parts
splinter, sliverA small thin sharp bit or wood or glass or metal
BroaderfragmentA piece broken ... / broken off or cut ... / cut off of something else
Spanishátomo, brizna, copo, fragmento, jirón, miaja, migaja, parte, pedazo, pizca, retazo, triza, trocito
Catalanàtom, bocí, gota, mica, miqueta, tros, trosset
Verbschipbreak a small piece off from
chipbreak off (a piece from a whole)
chipform by chipping
English > chip: 14 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA triangular / triangular wooden float attached to the end of a log line.
Categoryseafaring, navigation, sailingThe work of a sailor / sailor
BroaderfloatSomething that floats on the surface of water
English > chip: 14 senses > noun 3, object
MeaningA piece of dried bovine dung.
Synonymscow chip, cow dung, buffalo chip
Broaderdroppings, dung, muckfecal matter of animals
English > chip: 14 senses > noun 4, food
MeaningA thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat.
Synonymscrisp, potato chip, Saratoga chip
Broadersnack foodFood for light meals or for eating between meals
Spanishchip, patata frita
Catalanpatata fregida, patata xip, patates xips
English > chip: 14 senses > noun 5, attribute
MeaningA mark left after a small piece has been chopped or broken ... / broken off of something.
Synonymcheck
Broaderblemish, defect, marA mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body)
Verbschipcut a nick into
English > chip: 14 senses > noun 6, artifact
MeaningA small disk-shaped counter used to represent money when gambling.
Synonympoker chip
Narrowerblue chipA blue poker chip with the highest value
Broadercountergame equipment (as a piece of wood, plastic, or ivory) used for keeping a count or reserving a space in various card or board games
Spanishficha
Catalanfitxa
English > chip: 14 senses > noun 7, artifact
Meaningelectronic equipment consisting of a small crystal of a silicon semiconductor fabricated to carry out a number of electronic functions in an integrated circuit.
Synonymsmicrochip, micro chip, silicon chip, microprocessor chip
Part ofcomputer, computing machine, computing device, data processor, electronic computer, information processing systemA machine for performing calculations automatically
Partsintegrated circuit, microcircuitA microelectronic computer circuit incorporated into a chip or semiconductor
NarrowerbiochipA microchip that uses tiny strands of DNA to latch onto and quickly recognize thousands of genes at a time
gene chip, DNA chipA microchip that holds DNA probes that form half of the DNA double helix and can recognize DNA from samples being tested
memory chipA RAM microchip that can be plugged into a computer to provide additional memory
microprocessorintegrated circuit semiconductor chip that performs the bulk of the processing and controls the parts of a system
Broadersemiconductor device, semiconductor unit, semiconductorA conductor made with semiconducting material
Spanishchip, micro chip, microchip, microplaqueta, microprocesador
Catalanmicroprocessador, microxip, xip
English > chip: 14 senses > noun 8, act
Meaning(golf) a low running approach shot.
Synonymchip shot
Categorygolf, golf gameA game / game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes
Broaderapproach, approach shotA relatively short golf shot intended to put the ball onto the putting green
Spanishchip
Verbschipplay a chip shot
English > chip: 14 senses > noun 9, act
MeaningThe act of chipping something.
Synonymschipping, splintering
Broaderbreakage, break, breakingThe act of breaking something
Verbschipbreak a small piece off from
chipbreak off (a piece from a whole)
English > chip: 14 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningbreak off (a piece from a whole).
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
ModelThe glass tubes chip; These glasses chip easily
Example"Her tooth chipped"
Synonymschip off, come off, break away, break off
Narrowerexfoliatecome off in a very thin piece
peel off, peel, flake off, flakecome off in flakes or thin small pieces
Broaderseparate, divide, partcome apart
Spanishastillarse, astillar, picar, resquebrajar
Catalanasclar, esquerdar, esquerdissar, estellar, picolar
Nounschip, chippingthe act of chipping something
chipa small fragment of something broken ... / broken off from the whole
English > chip: 14 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningcut a nick into.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymnick
Broadercutseparate with or as if with an instrument
Spanishmellar, muescar
Catalandescantellar, escantellar, oscar
Nounschipa mark left after a small piece has been chopped or broken ... / broken off of something
English > chip: 14 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningPlay a chip shot.
PatternSomebody ----s
Categorygolf, golf gameA game / game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes
BroadershootThrow or propel in a specific direction or towards a specific objective
Nounschip(golf) a low running approach shot
English > chip: 14 senses > verb 4, contact
Meaningform by chipping.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"They chipped their names in the stone"
Broadershape, form, work, mold, mould, forgemake something, usually for a specific function
Spanishastillar
Nounschipa small fragment of something broken ... / broken off from the whole
English > chip: 14 senses > verb 5, contact
Meaningbreak a small piece off from.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThey chip the glass tubes
Examples
  • "chip the glass"
  • "chip a tooth"
Synonymsknap, cut off, break off
Broadercutseparate with or as if with an instrument
See alsochip atengrave / engrave / engrave or cut by chipping away at a surface
Spanishastillar
Catalanasclar, estellar
Nounschip, chippingthe act of chipping something
chipa small fragment of something broken ... / broken off from the whole

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