Meaning of CHIP in English

CHIP

I.

noun

1 ( BrE ) ( usually chips ) long thin piece of fried potato, eaten hot ⇨ See also ↑ fry

ADJECTIVE

▪ greasy

▪ frozen , oven-ready

… OF CHIPS

▪ bag , plate

VERB + CHIP

▪ eat , have

All he'll eat is ~s.

▪ live on

I never cook anything grand—we live on ~s and baked beans.

▪ cook , fry

CHIP + NOUN

▪ pan

▪ shop

PHRASES

▪ and ~s , with ~s

fish and ~s

2 ( usually chips ) ( AmE ) thin round slice of fried potato, etc., dried and eaten cold ⇨ See also ↑ crisp

ADJECTIVE

▪ potato , tortilla ( BrE , AmE )

… OF CHIPS

▪ bag

PHRASES

▪ ~s and dip , ~s and salsa

3 microchip

ADJECTIVE

▪ computer , silicon

▪ graphics , memory , microprocessor

▪ embedded , integrated

VERB + CHIP

▪ make , manufacture , produce

▪ design , develop

▪ implant , install

An electronic ~ could be implanted in his brain.

▪ use

This notebook uses a ~ designed for mobile computing.

CHIP + VERB

▪ contain sth

a ~ containing the coding devices

▪ run

The computer has an integrated graphics ~ running at 333 MHz.

CHIP + NOUN

▪ design , technology

▪ set

a Pentium-compatible ~ set

PREPOSITION

▪ on a/the ~

Advances in technology have made it possible to pack even more circuits on a ~.

PHRASES

▪ ~ and PIN ( BrE )

II.

verb

ADVERB

▪ badly

She fell and chipped her tooth badly.

▪ away

He was chipping away at the stone.

They chipped away at the power of the government. ( figurative )

PREPOSITION

▪ off

We chipped the paint off the wood.

Chip is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑ paint

Chip is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ ball , ↑ bone

Oxford Collocations English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний .