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English definition of “chip”

chip

noun [C]  /tʃɪp/ us  

chip noun [C] (PIECE)

a small piece of something or a piece that has broken off a larger object: chocolate chips wood chips Chips of paint from the peeling ceiling littered the floor. A chip is also the mark left on an object where a small piece has broken off. A chip is a plastic piece used in some games to represent money or points.

chip noun [C] (COMPUTER PART)

a very small piece of silicon used in a computer and containing electronic systems and devices that can perform particular operations

chip noun [C] (FOOD)

a small, flat piece of fried food, esp. a potato chip or tortilla chip: a bag of corn chips
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