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English definition of “chip”

chip

noun [C] (COMPUTER PART)    /tʃɪp/ (also microchip)
B2 a very small piece of semiconductor, especially in a computer , that contains extremely small electronic circuits and devices , and can perform particular operations : a silicon chipElectrical components and circuitryComputer hardware
(Definition of chip noun (COMPUTER PART) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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