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Definition of Chip


  1. To cut small pieces from; to diminish or reduce to shape, by cutting away a little at a time; to hew.
  2. To break or crack, or crack off a portion of, as of an eggshell in hatching, or a piece of crockery.
  3. To bet, as with chips in the game of poker.
  4. To break or fly off in small pieces.
  5. A piece of wood, stone, or other substance, separated by an ax, chisel, or cutting instrument.
  6. A fragment or piece broken off; a small piece.
  7. Wood or Cuban palm leaf split into slips, or straw plaited in a special manner, for making hats or bonnets.
  8. Anything dried up, withered, or without flavor; -- used contemptuously.
  9. One of the counters used in poker and other games.
  10. The triangular piece of wood attached to the log line.

Chip Quotations

I may be only a fish and chip shop lady, but some of these economists need to get their heads out of the textbooks and get a job in the real world. I would not even let one of them handle my grocery shopping.
Pauline Hanson

Remember, a chip on the shoulder is a sure sign of wood higher up.
Brigham Young

When we think of classic American desserts, we tend to imagine apple pie and ice cream. However, the most classic American dessert of all might be the chocolate chip cookie.
Homaro Cantu

I don't think that I would consider myself a feminist. I think that I certainly believe in equal rights, I believe that women are just as capable, if not more so in a lot of different dimensions, but I don't, I think have, sort of, the militant drive and the sort of, the chip on the shoulder that sometimes comes with that.
Marissa Mayer

Number one, I absolutely love making chocolate chip cookies. I mean, it's fun. It's exciting. Beyond the fact that I love making them, I love eating them.
Debbi Fields
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Chip Translations

chip in Dutch is bikken, afbikken
chip in German is Chip, integr. Schaltkreis
chip in Portuguese is microplaqueta
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