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|Noun||1.||micro chip - electronic equipment consisting of a small crystal of a silicon semiconductor fabricated to carry out a number of electronic functions in an integrated circuit|
biochip - a microchip that uses tiny strands of DNA to latch onto and quickly recognize thousands of genes at a time; intended for use in a biological environment
computer, computing device, computing machine, data processor, electronic computer, information processing system - a machine for performing calculations automatically
DNA chip, gene chip - a microchip that holds DNA probes that form half of the DNA double helix and can recognize DNA from samples being tested
integrated circuit, microcircuit - a microelectronic computer circuit incorporated into a chip or semiconductor; a whole system rather than a single component
memory chip - a RAM microchip that can be plugged into a computer to provide additional memory
microprocessor - integrated circuit semiconductor chip that performs the bulk of the processing and controls the parts of a system; "a microprocessor functions as the central processing unit of a microcomputer"; "a disk drive contains a microprocessor to handle the internal functions of the drive"