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potato chip

noun [C] uk   US ( also chip, UK crisp) us  
A2 a very thin, often round piece of fried potato, sometimes with a flavour added, sold especially in plastic bags
Translations of “potato chip”
in Korean 감자 튀김, 포테이토칩…
in Arabic رُقاقة بَطاطس…
in Portuguese batatas fritas (cortadas em fatias bem finas)…
in Catalan patata fregida…
in Japanese ポテトチップス…
in Italian patatina fritta…
in Chinese (Traditional) 油炸薯片…
in Russian картофельные чипсы…
in Turkish patates gevreği…
in Chinese (Simplified) 油炸薯片…
in Polish chips…
(Definition of potato chip from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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