Associations to the word «Chip»

Wiktionary

CHIP, noun. A small piece broken from a larger piece of solid material.
CHIP, noun. A damaged area of a surface where a small piece has been broken off.
CHIP, noun. (games) (gambling) A token used in place of cash.
CHIP, noun. (electronics) A circuit fabricated in one piece on a small, thin substrate.
CHIP, noun. (electronics) A hybrid device mounted in a substrate, containing electronic circuitry and miniaturised mechanical, chemical and/or biochemical devices.
CHIP, noun. (UK) (Ireland) (Australia) (New Zealand) (especially in the plural) A fried strip of potato of square or rectangular cross-section; a french fry.
CHIP, noun. (US) (Australia and New Zealand) (especially in the plural) A thin, crisp, fried slice of potato, or sometimes another vegetable.
CHIP, noun. (sports) A shot during which the ball travels more predominantly upwards than in a regular shot, as to clear an obstacle.
CHIP, noun. (curling) A takeout that hits a rock at an angle.
CHIP, noun. A dried piece of dung used as fuel.
CHIP, noun. (New Zealand) (northern) A receptacle, usually for strawberries or other fruit.
CHIP, noun. (gastronomy) A small, near-conical piece of food added in baking.
CHIP, noun. A small rectangle of colour printed on coated paper for colour selection and matching. A virtual equivalent in software applications.
CHIP, noun. (nautical) The triangular piece of wood attached to the log line.
CHIP, noun. (historical) Wood or Cuban palm leaf split into slips, or straw plaited in a special manner, for making hats or bonnets.
CHIP, noun. (archaic) (derogatory) Anything dried up, withered, or without flavour.
CHIP, noun. (golf) A low shot that travels further along the ground than it does in the air.
CHIP, verb. (transitive) To break into small pieces.
CHIP, verb. (transitive) To break small pieces from.
CHIP, verb. (transitive) (sports) To play a shot hitting the ball predominately upwards rather than forwards.
CHIP, verb. (transitive) (automotive) to upgrade an engine management system, usually to increase power.
CHIP, verb. (intransitive) To become chipped.
CHIP, verb. (intransitive) (card games) (often with "in") To ante (up).
CHIP, verb. (transitive) (informal) To fit (an animal) with a microchip.
CHIP, verb. (UK) (transitive) (often with "in") to contribute.
CHIP, proper noun. A diminutive of the male given names Christopher and Charles.
CHIP, noun. Acronym of children's health insurance program.
CHIP, noun. Chromatin immunoprecipitation
CHIP AND CHARGE, noun. (tennis) A weak groundstroke followed immediately by an advance towards the net.
CHIP AND CHARGE, verb. (tennis) To hit a weak groundstroke and advance towards the net.
CHIP AND PIN, noun. A system for verifying that the bearer of a debit card or credit card is the owner, involving cards that contain a silicon chip storing the PIN of the card; the bearer confirms ownership of the card by inserting it into a machine and entering the PIN, which is compared with the one stored on the chip.
CHIP AWAY, verb. (idiomatic) (intransitive) To reduce or weaken bit by bit.
CHIP IN, verb. (intransitive) (idiomatic) To make a contribution; help in a small way; especially, to pay for a part of something.
CHIP IN, verb. (intransitive) (idiomatic) (British) (informal) To interrupt a discussion for the purpose of making a comment.
CHIP IN, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) To contribute
CHIP IN, verb. (intransitive) (golf) To put a chip shot in the hole.
CHIP IN, verb. (intransitive) (cards) To put into the pot the amount of chips or money required to continue.
CHIP LEADER, noun. (poker) A player who has more chips than any other in a poker tournament.
CHIP LEADERS, noun. Plural of chip leader
CHIP LOG, noun. (nautical) A simple device for measuring the speed of a vessel, consisting of a wooden board (drag) attached to a line on a reel.
CHIP OFF THE BLOCK, noun. Alternative form of chip off the old block
CHIP OFF THE OLD BLOCK, noun. (idiomatic) Someone who takes after one of his or her parents.
CHIP ON ONE'S SHOULDER, noun. A form of challenge, in the same spirit as a medieval knight throwing down his gauntlet.
CHIP ON ONE'S SHOULDER, noun. (idiomatic) A habitually combative attitude, usually because of a harboured grievance, sense of inferiority, or having something to prove.
CHIP ON ONE'S SHOULDER, noun. (idiomatic) A tendency to take offence quickly.
CHIP SHOP, noun. (British) A fast food outlet which sells fish and chips.
CHIP SHOT, noun. (golf) An approach shot made from a location a short distance from the golf green in which the ball is launched into the air with only low or moderate force, so that it will land on the green and roll toward the hole.
CHIP SHOT, noun. (American football) A relatively easy field goal, made from a short distance.
CHIP SHOT, noun. (soccer) A shot in which the ball is kicked from underneath with accuracy but with less than maximum force, to launch it high into the air in order either to pass it over the heads of opponents or to score a goal.
CHIP SHOT, noun. (curling) A takeout shot aimed at hitting a rock at an angle.
CHIP SHOT, noun. (some other sports) The achievement of a goal or the striking of a target with a ball or other projectile in relatively nonchallenging or routine circumstances, by throwing (as in basketball) or by discharging a firearm (as in hunting).
CHIP SHOT, noun. (idiomatic) (by extension) Something that is easy to do or to achieve.
CHIP UP, verb. (idiomatic) (transitive) To cause something to have cracks or dents.
CHIP WAGON, noun. A mobile cantina truck or cantina trailer or cantina wagon, that primarily serves greasy spoon cuisine, such as french fries (chips)
CHIP WAGONS, noun. Plural of chip wagon

Dictionary definition

CHIP, noun. A small fragment of something broken off from the whole; "a bit of rock caught him in the eye".
CHIP, noun. A triangular wooden float attached to the end of a log line.
CHIP, noun. A piece of dried bovine dung.
CHIP, noun. A thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat.
CHIP, noun. A mark left after a small piece has been chopped or broken off of something.
CHIP, noun. A small disk-shaped counter used to represent money when gambling.
CHIP, noun. 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, noun. (golf) a low running approach shot.
CHIP, noun. The act of chipping something.
CHIP, verb. Break off (a piece from a whole); "Her tooth chipped".
CHIP, verb. Cut a nick into.
CHIP, verb. Play a chip shot.
CHIP, verb. Form by chipping; "They chipped their names in the stone".
CHIP, verb. Break a small piece off from; "chip the glass"; "chip a tooth".

Wise words

A word carries far, very far, deals destruction through time as the bullets go flying through space.
Joseph Conrad