1. [ noun ] (nautical) a triangular wooden float attached to the end of a log line
Related terms: float seafaring
2. [ verb ] cut a nick into
Synonyms: nick
Related terms: cut crack
3. [ verb ] break off; of a piece from a whole
Synonyms: break_off break_away come_off chip_off

"Her tooth chipped"

Related terms: separate peel_off exfoliate bit
4. [ noun ] a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
Synonyms: bit scrap fleck flake

"a bit of rock caught him in the eye"

Related terms: fragment splinter matchwood scale scurf peel_off
5. [ noun ] (games) a small disk-shaped counter used to represent money when gambling
Synonyms: poker_chip
Related terms: counter blue_chip
6. [ verb ] break a small piece off from
Synonyms: cut_off break_off knap

"chip the glass" "chip a tooth"

Related terms: cut carve bit
7. [ noun ] (sport,golf) a low running approach shot
Synonyms: chip_shot
Related terms: approach
8. [ noun ] a piece of dried bovine dung
Synonyms: buffalo_chip cow_dung cow_chip
Related terms: droppings
9. [ noun ] a mark left after a small piece has been chopped or broken off of something
Synonyms: check crack
Related terms: blemish nick
10. [ noun ] (food) a thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat
Synonyms: crisp Saratoga_chip potato_chip
Related terms: snack_food toast
11. [ noun ] (computer science,physics,electronics,electricity) electronic equipment consisting of a small crystal of a silicon semiconductor fabricated to carry out a number of electronic functions in an integrated circuit
Synonyms: micro_chip silicon_chip microchip
Related terms: electronic_equipment semiconductor_device integrated_circuit microprocessor biochip memory_chip dna_chip computer integrated_circuit
12. [ verb ] form by chipping

"They chipped their names in the stone"

Related terms: shape bit
13. [ verb ] (sport,golf) play a chip shot, in golf
Related terms: shoot golf
14. [ noun ] the act of chipping something
Synonyms: splintering chipping
Related terms: breakage sliver
Similar spelling:   chop