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chip 1

(chĭp)
n.
1. A small broken or cut off piece, as of wood, stone, or glass.
2. A crack or flaw caused by the removal of a small piece.
3.
a. A small disk or counter used in poker and other games to represent money.
b. chips Slang Money.
4. See microchip.
5.
a. A thin, usually fried slice of food, especially a potato chip: ate chips with her sandwich.
b. A very small piece of food or candy: made cookies with chocolate chips.
c. chips Chiefly British French fries.
6. Wood, palm leaves, straw, or similar material cut and dried for weaving.
7. A fragment of dried animal dung used as fuel.
8. Something worthless.
9. Sports A chip shot.
v. chipped, chip·ping, chips
v. tr.
1. To chop or cut with an axe or other implement.
2.
a. To break a small piece from: chip a tooth.
b. To break or cut off (a small piece): chip ice from the window.
3. To shape or carve by cutting or chopping: chipped her name in the stone.
4. To implant a microchip in (an organism).
v. intr.
1. To become broken off into small pieces.
2. Sports To make a chip shot in golf.
Phrasal Verbs:
chip away
To reduce or make progress on something incrementally: We chipped away until the problem was solved.
chip in
1. To contribute money or labor: We all chipped in for beer.
2. To interrupt with comments; interject.
3. To put up chips or money as one's bet in poker and other games.
Idioms:
chip off the old block
A child whose appearance or character closely resembles that of one or the other parent.
chip on (one's) shoulder
A habitually hostile or combative attitude, especially in response to perceived slights.
when the chips are down
At a critical or difficult time.

[Middle English, from Old English cyp, beam, from Latin cippus.]

chip 2

 (chĭp)
intr.v. chipped, chip·ping, chips
To cheep, as a bird.

[Imitative.]

chip n.

chip 3

 (chĭp)
n. Sports
A trick method of throwing one's opponent in wrestling.

[Origin unknown.]

chipped

(tʃɪpt)
adj
1. damaged by having a small piece broken off
2. flaking; in bad condition
Translations

chipped

[ˈtʃɪpt] adj
[bone, tooth] → ébréché(e)
[mug, glass] → ébréché(e)
[enamel] → abîmé(e); [paint] → écaillé(e)

chipped

adj
cup, bone, tooth, enamel, stepangeschlagen, abgestoßen, beschädigt; paint, nail varnishabgesplittert; to be badly chippedstark angeschlagen sein
(Brit Cook) chipped potatoesPommes frites pl
References in classic literature ?
He was "soldiering" when we came upon him, but he hopped up and chipped out a couple of steps about big enough for a cat, and charged us a franc or two for it.
Delia Caruthers did things in six octaves so promisingly in a pine- tree village in the South that her relatives chipped in enough in her chip hat for her to go "North" and "finish.
On the table in the middle of the room was a kind of a lovely crockery basket that bad apples and oranges and peaches and grapes piled up in it, which was much redder and yellower and prettier than real ones is, but they warn't real because you could see where pieces had got chipped off and showed the white chalk, or whatever it was, under- neath.