chip

I UK [tʃɪp] / US noun [countable]
Word forms "chip":
singular chip plural chips
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1)
a) [usually plural] British a long thin piece of potato cooked in hot oil. The American word is French fry

fish/sausage/egg and chips

b) American a crisp II, 1)
2) a very small piece of silicon marked with electronic connections that is used in computers and other machines
3)
a) [usually plural] a small piece of something such as wood or glass, especially when it has broken off something

There were chips of glass all over the floor.

wood chips:

Use wood chips as mulch around trees.

b) a place on a plate, cup etc where a small piece of it has broken off
chip in:

The cup had a tiny chip in it.

4) a small piece of plastic used instead of money when gambling (= playing games for money)
5) in sport, the action of hitting or kicking a ball so that it goes high into the air for a short distance
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II UK [tʃɪp] / US verb
Word forms "chip":
present tense I/you/we/they chip he/she/it chips present participle chipping past tense chipped past participle chipped
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1) [intransitive/transitive] if something hard chips, or if you chip it, a small piece of it breaks off

Try not to chip these cups when you wash them.

2) [transitive] to hit or kick a ball so that it goes high into the air for a short distance

Beckham chipped a superb shot over the goalkeeper's head.

3) [transitive] British to cut potatoes into long thin pieces so that you can cook them in hot oil
Phrasal verbs:

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