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Chiv vs. Chip

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Chivnoun

The scooped out portion at the end of a stave used to make a cask, where the croze will be incised.

Chipnoun

A small piece broken from a larger piece of solid material.

Chivnoun

A cooper's tool used to make that section.

Chipnoun

A damaged area of a surface where a small piece has been broken off.

‘This cup has a chip in it.’;

Chipnoun

A token used in place of cash.

Chipnoun

A sovereign the coin.

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Chipnoun

(electronics) A circuit fabricated in one piece on a small, thin substrate.

Chipnoun

(electronics) A hybrid device mounted in a substrate, containing electronic circuitry and miniaturised mechanical, chemical and/or biochemical devices.

Chipnoun

A fried strip of potato of square or rectangular cross-section; a french fry.

‘Do you want sauce or mayonnaise on your chips?’;

Chipnoun

A thin, crisp, fried slice of potato, or sometimes another vegetable.

‘they made their own potato chips from scratch, he ate a tortilla chip, served with a side of apple chips’;

Chipnoun

(sports) A shot during which the ball travels more predominantly upwards than in a regular shot, as to clear an obstacle.

Chipnoun

(curling) A takeout that hits a rock at an angle.

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Chipnoun

A dried piece of dung used as fuel.

Chipnoun

A receptacle, usually for strawberries or other fruit.

Chipnoun

(gastronomy) A small, near-conical piece of food added in baking.

‘chocolate chip’;

Chipnoun

A small rectangle of colour printed on coated paper for colour selection and matching. A virtual equivalent in software applications.

Chipnoun

(nautical) The triangular piece of wood attached to the log line.

Chipnoun

(historical) Wood or Cuban palm leaf split into slips, or straw plaited in a special manner, for making hats or bonnets.

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Chipnoun

Anything dried up, withered, or without flavour.

Chipnoun

(golf) A low shot that travels further along the ground than it does in the air.

Chipverb

(transitive) To chop or cut into small pieces.

‘The workers chipped the dead branches into mulch.’;

Chipverb

(transitive) To break small pieces from.

‘Be careful not to chip the paint.’;

Chipverb

To play a shot hitting the ball predominantly upwards rather than forwards.

Chipverb

In association football, specifically, to play a shot on goal by kicking the ball in an arc, over the goalkeeper's reach. (Such shots are often played in a mostly horizontal direction, particularly when taken from distance). In this usage, the opposing goalkeeper is often the direct object of the verb.

Chipverb

to upgrade an engine management system, usually to increase power.

Chipverb

(intransitive) To become chipped.

‘This varnish chips easily.’;

Chipverb

To ante (up).

Chipverb

To fit (an animal) with a microchip.

Chipverb

to contribute.

‘Everyone needs to chip in £1 for George's leaving collection’;

Chipverb

(also, to chip at) to make fun of

Chipverb

To cut small pieces from; to diminish or reduce to shape, by cutting away a little at a time; to hew.

Chipverb

To break or crack, or crack off a portion of, as of an eggshell in hatching, or a piece of crockery.

Chipverb

To bet, as with chips in the game of poker.

Chipverb

To break or fly off in small pieces.

Chipnoun

A piece of wood, stone, or other substance, separated by an ax, chisel, or cutting instrument.

Chipnoun

A fragment or piece broken off; a small piece.

Chipnoun

Wood or Cuban palm leaf split into slips, or straw plaited in a special manner, for making hats or bonnets.

Chipnoun

Anything dried up, withered, or without flavor; - used contemptuously.

Chipnoun

One of the counters used in poker and other games.

Chipnoun

The triangular piece of wood attached to the log line.

Chipnoun

a small fragment of something broken off from the whole;

‘a bit of rock caught him in the eye’;

Chipnoun

a triangular wooden float attached to the end of a log line

Chipnoun

a piece of dried bovine dung

Chipnoun

a thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat

Chipnoun

a mark left after a small piece has been chopped or broken off of something

Chipnoun

a small disk-shaped counter used to represent money when gambling

Chipnoun

electronic equipment consisting of a small crystal of a silicon semiconductor fabricated to carry out a number of electronic functions in an integrated circuit

Chipnoun

a low running approach shot

Chipnoun

the act of chipping something

Chipverb

break off (a piece from a whole);

‘Her tooth chipped’;

Chipverb

cut a nick into

Chipverb

play a chip shot

Chipverb

form by chipping;

‘They chipped their names in the stone’;

Chipverb

break a small piece off from;

‘chip the glass’; ‘chip a tooth’;

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