chip chip  /ˈtʃɪp/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
  2. (n) a triangular wooden float attached to the end of a log line
  3. (n) a piece of dried bovine dung
  4. (n) a thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat
  5. (n) a mark left after a small piece has been chopped or broken off of something
  6. (n) a small disk-shaped counter used to represent money when gambling
  7. (n) electronic equipment consisting of a small crystal of a silicon semiconductor fabricated to carry out a number of electronic functions in an integrated circuit
  8. (n) (golf) a low running approach shot
  9. (n) the act of chipping something
  10. (v) break off (a piece from a whole)
  11. (v) cut a nick into
  12. (v) play a chip shot
  13. (v) form by chipping
  14. (v) break a small piece off from

Usage(s):

  1. Recession and an industrywide supply glut threatens to decimate manufacturers of memory chips, a key component of consumer electronics products.
  2. Hong Kong's stock exchange: Investors should stick to value in blue chips and select carefully among the red-hot red chips.

News

  1. DeSean Jackson: Naming top QB is Chip Kelly's decision

    After urging his coach, Chip Kelly, to pick a starting quarterback sooner than later, Philadelphia Eagles receiver DeSean Jackson has softened his stance. Maybe because he has no say in the matter.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: NFL.com

  2. The Chip Rebound Continues

    The Chip Rebound Continues        
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Motley Fool

  3. Chip seal work starts on Highway 14

    Chip seal work starts this week on Highway 14 from the Interstate 94 junction north to Wing.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Bismarck Tribune

Quotes

  1. "This is not a Republican problem or a Democratic problem at this stage," Obama said. "It is an American problem and we're going to all have to chip in and do what the American people expect."
    on Jan 4, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: FOXNews

  2. "I couldn't chip it over the keeper, so I just tried to hit it under him — hit it hard," Dempsey said.
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: Clint Dempsey Source: The Associated Press

  3. In dissent, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said the ruling "cannot be understood as anything other than an effort to chip away at a right declared again and again by this court."
    on Apr 18, 2007 By: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Source: Canada.com

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