1 (usually chips) long thin piece of fried potato
ADJ. greasy | frozen, oven-ready
QUANT. 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/with chips fish and chips > Special page at FOOD
ADJ. computer, silicon | graphics, memory, microprocessor
VERB + CHIP make, manufacture, produce | design, develop | use This computer uses the DX chip.
CHIP + VERB contain sth a chip containing the coding devices
CHIP + NOUN design, technology | set a Pentium-compatible chip set
PREP. on a/the ~ Advances in chip technology have made it possible to pack even more circuits on a chip. > Special page at COMPUTER
ADV. badly She fell and chipped her tooth quite badly. | away He was chipping away at the stone. (figurative) They chipped away at the power of the government (= gradually made it weaker).
PREP. off We chipped the paint off the wood.