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  6  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chip  \Chip\  (ch[i^]p),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Chipped}  (ch[i^]pt); 
  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Chipping}.]  [Cf.  G.  kippen  to  cut  off  the 
  edge,  to  clip,  pare.  Cf  {Chop}  to  cut.] 
  1.  To  cut  small  pieces  from  to  diminish  or  reduce  to  shape, 
  by  cutting  away  a  little  at  a  time;  to  hew.  --Shak. 
 
  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. 
 
  {To  chip  in},  to  contribute,  as  to  a  fund;  to  share  in  the 
  risks  or  expenses  of  [Slang.  U.  S.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chip  \Chip\,  v.  i. 
  To  break  or  fly  off  in  small  pieces. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chip  \Chip\,  n. 
  1.  A  piece  of  wood,  stone,  or  other  substance,  separated  by 
  an  ax  chisel,  or  cutting  instrument. 
 
  2.  A  fragment  or  piece  broken  off  a  small  piece. 
 
  3.  Wood  or  Cuban  palm  leaf  split  into  slips,  or  straw  plaited 
  in  a  special  manner,  for  making  hats  or  bonnets. 
 
  4.  Anything  dried  up  withered,  or  without  flavor;  --  used 
  contemptuously. 
 
  5.  One  of  the  counters  used  in  poker  and  other  games. 
 
  6.  (Naut.)  The  triangular  piece  of  wood  attached  to  the  log 
  line 
 
  {Buffalo  chips}.  See  under  {Buffalo}. 
 
  {Chip  ax},  a  small  ax  for  chipping  timber  into  shape. 
 
  {Chip  bonnet},  {Chip  hat},  a  bonnet  or  a  hat  made  of  Chip. 
  See  {Chip},  n.,  3. 
 
  {A  chip  off  the  old  block},  a  child  who  resembles  either  of 
  his  parents.  [Colloq.]  --Milton. 
 
  {Potato  chips},  {Saratoga  chips},  thin  slices  of  raw  potato 
  fried  crisp. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  chip 
  n  1:  a  small  fragment  of  something  broken  off  from  the  whole;  "a 
  bit  of  rock  caught  him  in  the  eye"  [syn:  {bit},  {flake}, 
  {fleck},  {scrap}] 
  2:  (nautical)  a  triangular  piece  of  wood  attached  to  the  end  of 
  a  log  line 
  3:  a  piece  of  dried  dung  [syn:  {cow  chip},  {buffalo  chip}] 
  4:  a  thin  crisp  slice  of  potato  fried  in  deep  fat  [syn:  {crisp}, 
  {potato  chip},  {Saratoga  chip}] 
  5:  a  mark  left  after  a  small  piece  has  been  chopped  or  broken 
  off  of  something  [syn:  {crack},  {check}] 
  6:  a  small  disk-shaped  counter  used  to  represent  money  when 
  gambling  [syn:  {poker  chip}] 
  7:  a  small  crystal  of  a  silicon  semiconductor  fabricated  to 
  carry  out  a  number  of  electronic  functions  in  an 
  integrated  circuit  [syn:  {microchip},  {micro  chip},  {silicon 
  chip}] 
  8:  a  low  running  approach  shot  [syn:  {chip  shot}] 
  9:  the  act  of  chipping  something  [syn:  {chipping},  {splintering}] 
  v  1:  break  off  of  a  piece  from  a  whole;  "Her  tooth  chipped" 
  [syn:  {chip  off},  {come  off},  {break  away},  {break  off}] 
  2:  cut  a  nick  into  [syn:  {nick}] 
  3:  play  a  chip  shot,  in  golf 
  4:  form  by  chipping;  "They  chipped  their  names  in  the  stone" 
  5:  break  a  small  piece  off  from  "chip  the  glass";  "chip  a 
  tooth"  [syn:  {knap},  {cut  off},  {break  off}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  CHIP 
 
  1.  A  early  system  on  the  {IBM  1103}  or  1103A. 
 
  [Listed  in  CACM  2(5):16  (May  1959)]. 
 
  (1994-11-15) 
 
  2.  {Constraint  Handling  In  Prolog}. 
 
 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  chip 
 
  {integrated  circuit} 
 
 




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