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Chip

Chip

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noun


(1)   The act of chipping something
(2)   A low running approach shot
(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
(4)   A small disk-shaped counter used to represent money when gambling
(5)   A triangular wooden float attached to the end of a log line
(6)   A mark left after a small piece has been chopped or broken off of something
(7)   A thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat
(8)   A small fragment of something broken off from the whole
"A bit of rock caught him in the eye"
(9)   A piece of dried bovine dung

verb


(10)   Cut a nick into
(11)   Break a small piece off from
"Chip the glass"
"Chip a tooth"
(12)   Break off (a piece from a whole)
"Her tooth chipped"
(13)   Form by chipping
"They chipped their names in the stone"
(14)   Play a chip shot
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Quotations

  • 1993 Jonathan Kellerman, Devil's Waltz, Random House 1998, ISBN 0345460715, page 26:
    "What else? Anyway, here's the genealogy: Charles Junior's only son is Charles the Third - like royalty. He goes by Chip - Cassie's daddy. The mom is Cindy. The dead son was Chad - Charles the Fourth."
    "All Cs," I said. "Sounds like they like order."