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chip

noun [C]
 
 
/tʃɪp/
POTATO UK ( US French fry) A1 a long, thin piece of potato that is cooked in oil: [usually plural] fish and chips Forms of potatoes as food
IN BAG US ( UK crisp) a very thin, dry, fried slice of potato: [usually plural] barbecue-flavoured potato chips Forms of potatoes as food
COMPUTER B2 a microchip (= very small part of a computer that stores information) Computer hardware
SMALL PIECE a small piece that has broken off something: wood chipsWords meaning small pieces and amounts
HOLE a place where a small piece has broken off something: This cup has a chip in it.Holes, hollows and dips
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