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Definition 1: the act of chipping something - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for chip in the sense of this definition

(chip is a kind of ...) the act of breaking something

"the breakage was unavoidable"

Definition 2: (golf) a low running approach shot - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for chip in the sense of this definition

(chip is a kind of ...) a relatively short golf shot intended to put the ball onto the putting green

"he lost the hole when his approach rolled over the green"

(chip belongs to category ...) a game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes; the object is use as few strokes as possible in playing all the holes

Definition 3: electronic equipment consisting of a small crystal of a silicon semiconductor fabricated to carry out a number of electronic functions in an integrated circuit - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for chip in the sense of this definition

(chip is a kind of ...) a conductor made with semiconducting material

(... is a kind of chip ) a microchip that uses tiny strands of DNA to latch onto and quickly recognize thousands of genes at a time; intended for use in a biological environment

(... is a kind of chip ) a microchip that holds DNA probes that form half of the DNA double helix and can recognize DNA from samples being tested

(... is a kind of chip ) a RAM microchip that can be plugged into a computer to provide additional memory

(... is a kind of chip ) integrated circuit semiconductor chip that performs the bulk of the processing and controls the parts of a system

"a microprocessor functions as the central processing unit of a microcomputer" "a disk drive contains a microprocessor to handle the internal functions of the drive"

(chip is a part of ...) a microelectronic computer circuit incorporated into a chip or semiconductor; a whole system rather than a single component

(... is part of chip) a machine for performing calculations automatically

Definition 4: a small disk-shaped counter used to represent money when gambling - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for chip in the sense of this definition

(chip is a kind of ...) game equipment (as a piece of wood, plastic, or ivory) used for keeping a count or reserving a space in various card or board games

(... is a kind of chip ) a blue poker chip with the highest value

Definition 5: a triangular wooden float attached to the end of a log line - [noun denoting artifact]

(chip is a kind of ...) something that floats on the surface of water

(chip belongs to category ...) the work of a sailor

Definition 6: a mark left after a small piece has been chopped or broken off of something - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for chip in the sense of this definition

(chip is a kind of ...) a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body)

"a facial blemish"

Definition 7: a thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat - [noun denoting food]

Synonyms for chip in the sense of this definition

(chip is a kind of ...) food for light meals or for eating between meals

Definition 8: a small fragment of something broken off from the whole - [noun denoting object]

Samples where chip or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a bit of rock caught him in the eye

Synonyms for chip in the sense of this definition

(chip is a kind of ...) a piece broken off or cut off of something else

"a fragment of rock"

(... is a kind of chip ) fragments of wood

"it was smashed into matchwood"

(... is a kind of chip ) a thin flake of dead epidermis shed from the surface of the skin

(... is a kind of chip ) (botany) a covering that resembles scales or bran that covers some plant parts

(... is a kind of chip ) a small thin sharp bit or wood or glass or metal

"he got a splinter in his finger" "it broke into slivers"

Definition 9: a piece of dried bovine dung - [noun denoting object]

Synonyms for chip in the sense of this definition

(chip is a kind of ...) fecal matter of animals

Definition 10: break a small piece off from - [verb of contact]

Samples where chip or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • chip the glass
  • chip a tooth

Synonyms for chip in the sense of this definition

(chip is a kind of ...) separate with or as if with an instrument

"Cut the rope"

Definition 11: break off (a piece from a whole) - [verb of contact]

Samples where chip or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Her tooth chipped

Synonyms for chip in the sense of this definition

(chip is a kind of ...) come apart

"The two pieces that we had glued separated"

(... is a kind of chip ) come off in flakes or thin small pieces

"The paint in my house is peeling off"

(... is a kind of chip ) come off in a very thin piece

Definition 12: form by chipping - [verb of contact]

Samples where chip or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • They chipped their names in the stone

(chip is a kind of ...) make something, usually for a specific function

"She molded the rice balls carefully" "Form cylinders from the dough" "shape a figure" "Work the metal into a sword"

Definition 13: cut a nick into - [verb of contact]

Synonyms for chip in the sense of this definition

(chip is a kind of ...) separate with or as if with an instrument

"Cut the rope"

Definition 14: play a chip shot - [verb of contact]

(chip is a kind of ...) throw or propel in a specific direction or towards a specific objective

"shoot craps" "shoot a golf ball"

(chip belongs to category ...) a game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes; the object is use as few strokes as possible in playing all the holes

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