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noun [countable] chip pronunciation in American English /tʃɪp/
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  1. 1
    [usually plural] American a very thin round piece of potato cooked in hot oil and eaten cold. The British word is crisp
    Would you like some chips with your sandwich?
    1. a.
      British a French fry
      fish/sausage/egg and chips
  2. 3
    [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.
    1. a.
      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.



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