Pronunciation: chĭp
v. t.1.To cut small pieces from; to diminish or reduce to shape, by cutting away a little at a time; to hew.
[imp. & p. p. Chipped (chĭpt); p. pr. & vb. n. Chipping.]
2.To break or crack, or crack off a portion of, as of an eggshell in hatching, or a piece of crockery.
3.To bet, as with chips in the game of poker.
To chip in
to contribute, as to a fund; to share in the risks or expenses of.
v. i.1.To break or fly off in small pieces.
n.1.A piece of wood, stone, or other substance, separated by an ax, chisel, or cutting instrument.
2.A fragment or piece broken off; a small piece.
3.Wood or Cuban palm leaf split into slips, or straw plaited in a special manner, for making hats or bonnets.
4.Anything dried up, withered, or without flavor; - used contemptuously.
5.One of the counters used in poker and other games.
6.(Naut.) The triangular piece of wood attached to the log line.
Buffalo chips
See under Buffalo.
Chip ax
a small ax for chipping timber into shape.
Chip bonnet
a bonnet or a hat made of Chip. See Chip, n., 3.
A chip off the old block
a child who resembles either of his parents.
Potato chips
thin slices of raw potato fried crisp.
- Milton.
Noun1.chip - a small fragment of something broken off from the whole; "a bit of rock caught him in the eye"
Synonyms: fleck, scrap, bit, flake
2.chip - a triangular wooden float attached to the end of a log line
3.chip - a piece of dried bovine dung
4.Chipchip - a thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat
5.chip - a mark left after a small piece has been chopped or broken off of something
Synonyms: check
6.Chipchip - a small disk-shaped counter used to represent money when gambling
Synonyms: poker chip
7.Chipchip - electronic equipment consisting of a small crystal of a silicon semiconductor fabricated to carry out a number of electronic functions in an integrated circuit
8.chip - a low running approach shot
Synonyms: chip shot
9.chip - the act of chipping something
Verb1.chip - break off (a piece from a whole); "Her tooth chipped"
2.chip - cut a nick into
Synonyms: nick
3.chip - play a chip shot
4.chip - form by chipping; "They chipped their names in the stone"
5.chip - break a small piece off from; "chip the glass"; "chip a tooth"
Synonyms: knap, break off, cut off
1.CHIP - 1. A early system on the IBM 1103 or 1103A.

[Listed in CACM 2(5):16 (May 1959)].
2.chip - integrated circuit
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-- Chip --
chip at
chip away
chip away at
Chip ax
Chip bonnet
chip box
chip in
Chip Jewelry
chip off
Chip Scale Packaging
chip set
chip shot
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