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chip

noun

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1 a small flat piece separated from a whole
  • wood chips were spread over the ground between the plants

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2 a V-shaped cut usually on an edge or a surface
  • watch out for the chip on the rim of that drinking glass

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3 chips plural something (as pieces of stamped metal or printed paper) customarily and legally used as a medium of exchange, a measure of value, or a means of payment
  • was in the chips after hitting it big in the lottery

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chip

verb

Synonyms of chip (Entry 2 of 2)

as in slice, grind

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The first known use of chip was in the 14th century

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“Chip.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/chip. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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