chip

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noun
1 (BrE) (usually chips) long thin piece of fried potato, eaten hot ⇨ See also ↑fry
ADJECTIVE
greasy
frozen, oven-ready
… OF CHIPS
bag, plate
VERB + CHIP
eat, have

All he'll eat is chips.

live on

I never cook anything grand—we live on chips and baked beans.

cook, fry
CHIP + NOUN
pan
shop
PHRASES
and chips, with chips

fish and chips

2 (usually chips) (AmE) thin round slice of fried potato, etc., dried and eaten cold ⇨ See also ↑crisp
ADJECTIVE
potato, tortilla (BrE, AmE)
… OF CHIPS
bag
PHRASES
chips and dip, chips and salsa
3 microchip
ADJECTIVE
computer, silicon
graphics, memory, microprocessor
embedded, integrated
VERB + CHIP
make, manufacture, produce
design, develop
implant, install

An electronic chip could be implanted in his brain.

use

This notebook uses a chip designed for mobile computing.

CHIP + VERB
contain sth

a chip containing the coding devices

run

The computer has an integrated graphics chip running at 333 MHz.

CHIP + NOUN
design, technology
set

a Pentium-compatible chip set

PREPOSITION
on a/the chip

Advances in technology have made it possible to pack even more circuits on a chip.

PHRASES
chip and PIN (BrE)
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verb
ADVERB
badly

She fell and chipped her tooth badly.

away

He was chipping away at the stone.

They chipped away at the power of the government. (figurative)

PREPOSITION
off

We chipped the paint off the wood.

Chip is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑paint
Chip is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ball, ↑bone

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