potato chip


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potato chip

n.
A thin slice of potato fried in deep fat until crisp and then usually seasoned: ate potato chips while we watched the movie.
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potato chip

n
1. (Cookery) (usually plural) another name for chip4
2. (Cookery) (usually plural) US and Canadian a very thin slice of potato fried and eaten cold as a snack. Also called (in eg Britain): crisp
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pota′to chip`


n.
a thin slice of potato fried until crisp and usu. salted.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.potato chip - a thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fatpotato chip - a thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat
snack food - food for light meals or for eating between meals
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