- A small piece of something removed from the edge or surface.
- A small piece of wood, stone, or similar material, typically one removed by chipping.
- A small piece of semiconductor material used in electronic devices.
Middle english: from old english cipp "block, lump", of germanic origin.
- He got a chip in his windshield.
- She made a chip in the china cup.
- The wood chipped easily.
- The computer chip was damaged.
- The chip controlled the device's functions.