Meaning of CHIP in English


I. noun Etymology: Middle English; akin to Old English -cippian Date: 14th century 1. a small usually thin and flat piece (as of wood or stone) cut, struck, or flaked off, a small piece of food: as, a small thin slice of food, french fry , a small cone-shaped bit of food often used for baking , something small, worthless, or trivial, 3. one of the counters used as a token for money in poker and other games, money , something valuable that can be used for advantage in negotiation or trade , a piece of dried dung, a flaw left after a ~ has been broken off, 6. integrated circuit , a small wafer of semiconductor material that forms the base for an integrated circuit, ~ shot 1, II. verb (~ped; ~ping) Etymology: Middle English ~pen, from Old English -cippian (as in forcippian to cut off); akin to Old English cipp beam, Old High German ~fa stave Date: 15th century transitive verb 1. to cut or hew with an edged tool, b. to cut or break (a small piece) from something, to cut or break a fragment from , to cut into ~s , chaff , banter , to hit (a return in tennis) with backspin, intransitive verb to break off in small pieces, to play a ~ shot

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