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Entry Word: chip
Function: noun
Text: 1 a small flat piece separated from a whole <wood chips were spread over the ground between the plants>
Synonyms flake, sliver, splint, splinter
Related Words bit, disk (or disc), fragment, particle, scrap, shard; shiver, smithereens; shred, tatter; clipping, paring, shaving, snippet; leaf, sheet, slice; chunk, hunk, lump, slab
2 a V-shaped cut usually on an edge or a surface <watch out for the chip on the rim of that drinking glass> -- see NOTCH 1
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 buying a winning lottery ticket> -- see MONEY