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flip chip

Syllabification: flip chip

Definition of flip chip in English:

noun

A computer chip that is installed on a circuit board face-down, with connections formed by solder bumps rather than wires.
Example sentences
  • The last few years witnessed an explosive growth in the research and development efforts devoted to the solder bumped flip chip as a direct result of the rapid growth of surface mount technology and miniaturization.

Origin

1990s: from the fact that the chip is rotated 180 degrees from the traditional mode of attachment.

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