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English noun: chip

1. chip (object) a small fragment of something broken off from the whole


SamplesA bit of rock caught him in the eye.


Synonymsbit, flake, fleck, scrap


Broader (hypernym)fragment


Narrower (hyponym)exfoliation, matchwood, scale, scurf, scurf, sliver, splinter

2. chip (artifact) a triangular wooden float attached to the end of a log line


Broader (hypernym)float


Domain categorynavigation, sailing, seafaring

3. chip (object) a piece of dried bovine dung


Synonymsbuffalo chip, cow chip, cow dung


Broader (hypernym)droppings, dung, muck

4. chip (food) a thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat


Synonymscrisp, potato chip, Saratoga chip


Broader (hypernym)snack food

5. chip (attribute) a mark left after a small piece has been chopped or broken off of something


Synonymscheck


Broader (hypernym)blemish, defect, mar

6. chip (artifact) a small disk-shaped counter used to represent money when gambling


Synonymspoker chip


Broader (hypernym)counter


Narrower (hyponym)blue chip

7. chip (artifact) electronic equipment consisting of a small crystal of a silicon semiconductor fabricated to carry out a number of electronic functions in an integrated circuit


Synonymsmicro chip, microchip, microprocessor chip, silicon chip


Broader (hypernym)semiconductor, semiconductor device, semiconductor unit


Narrower (hyponym)biochip, DNA chip, gene chip, memory chip, microprocessor


Part holonymintegrated circuit, microcircuit


Part meronymcomputer, computing device, computing machine, data processor, electronic computer, information processing system

8. chip (act) (golf) a low running approach shot


Synonymschip shot


Broader (hypernym)approach, approach shot


Domain categorygolf, golf game

9. chip (act) the act of chipping something


Synonymschipping, splintering


Broader (hypernym)break, breakage, breaking


English verb: chip

1. chip (contact) break off (a piece from a whole)


SamplesHer tooth chipped.


ExamplesThe glass tubes chip, These glasses chip easily


Synonymsbreak away, break off, chip off, come off


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)divide, part, separate


Narrower (hyponym)exfoliate, flake, flake off, peel, peel off

2. chip (contact) cut a nick into


Synonymsnick


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cut

3. chip (contact) play a chip shot


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)shoot


Domain categorygolf, golf game

4. chip (contact) form by chipping


SamplesThey chipped their names in the stone.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)forge, form, mold, mould, shape, work

5. chip (contact) break a small piece off from


SamplesChip the glass.
Chip a tooth.


ExamplesThey chip the glass tubes


Synonymsbreak off, cut off, knap


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cut









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