There are 2 translations of chip in Spanish:

chip1

Pronunciation: /tʃɪp/

n

  • 1 1.1 (of wood) astilla (f); (of stone) esquirla (f) a chip off the old block de tal palo tal astilla to have a chip on one's shoulder ser* un resentido
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    • Jabbing at the wood, they remove chips three to six inches tong.
    • Nests are lined with bark chips or wood shavings or are a shallow cup made of roots, leaves and other plant fibers.
    • The landowner gets quick cash, the company gets wood for chips, and workers at local sawmills get laid off.
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    • There were no obvious tool marks, chips or defects, and the finish was perfectly consistent down to the sudden transition at the base of every fold.
    • If you're not prepared to rigorously keep up that pristine appearance, then the ensuing scuff marks, chips and cracks are sadly all too obvious.
    • It's a good way to discover scratches, chips and dents early.
    1.2 (crack, break) desportilladura (f), muesca (f) there's a chip in this cup esta taza está desportillada or descascarillada or (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) cascada or (Chile) saltada
  • 2 [Cookery/Cocina] 2.1 (wafer) banana chipsrodajas de plátano frito patacones (masculine plural) (Colombia) potato chips (American English/inglés norteamericano) papas (feminine plural) or (Spain/España) patatas (fpl) fritas, patatas (fpl) a la inglesa (Spain/España) , papas (feminine plural) chip (Uruguay) 2.2 (French fry) (British English/inglés británico) papa (feminine) or (Spain/España) patata (f) frita, papa (f) a la francesa (Colombia, Mexico/Colombia, México) to be as cheap as chips estar* tirados or regalados or (Andes) botados de precio (before noun/delante del nombre) [basket/pan] para freír papas or (Spain/España) patatas chip shop pescadería (feminine) (donde se vende pescado frito y papas fritas)
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    • Usually I don't eat potato but fish without chips by the sea would be silly and my son eats most of them.
    • Stir again then serve with potatoes, chips, rice or pasta.
    • Low-fat oven chips are both less hassle to cook and significantly lower in calories than conventional, deep-fried chips.
  • 3 (counter) [Games/Juegos] ficha (feminine) they used it as a bargaining chip in the negotiations lo usaron de baza en las negociaciones to be in the chips (American English/inglés norteamericano) estar* rico or boyante to cash in one's chips [colloquial, humorous/familiar, humorístico] estirar la pata [colloquial, humorous/familiar, humorístico], diñarla (Spain/España) [colloquial, humorous/familiar, humorístico] to have had one's chips (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] you've had your chips, mate la jodiste, hermano [vulgar] I thought I'd had my chips when the cable snapped creí que me había llegado la hora cuando se rompió el cable when the chips are down [colloquial/familiar] a la hora de la verdad
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    • That was a mercenary term for a poker game with fake chips, one just played for relaxation.
    • I thought maybe he'd taken a sudden interest in sewing but no - he intends to use them as gambling chips for poker games over at the other hotel.
    • A poker player with lots of chips can force the game.
  • 4 [Computing/Informática] [Electronics/Electrónica] chip (masculine) silicon chip pastilla (feminine) de silicio
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    • You find semiconductors at the heart of microprocessor chips as well as transistors.
    • Current integrated circuits, or computer chips, contain about 100 million transistors each.
    • The paper describes the proper structure for a new kind of metal electrode to accompany novel insulating materials in transistors on computer chips.
  • 5 [Sport/Deporte] 5.1 (in soccer) bombita (feminine) (pase o tiro corto por encima de un jugador contrario) 5.2chip (shot) (in golf) chip (masculine) (golpe corto y seco que permite acceder al green) (in tennis) toque (masculine)
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    • More often than not you'll leave the next shot short with your chip or putt, and you'll probably be long with the next.
    • He hit a poor tee shot, required two chips to find the green and then two-putted from 10 feet.
    • If a player gets too aggressive on a downhill putt on one of those greens, his next shot could be a chip or a pitch from the fairway.

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There are 2 translations of chip in Spanish:

chip2

vt (-pp-)

  • 1 1.1 (damage) [crockery] desportillar, cascar* (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) , saltar (Chile) ; [tooth] romper* un trocito de the paint got chipped la pintura se saltó or se desconchó 1.2 (cut, break) [hole] hacer*, abrir* I chipped off the old plaster quité el yeso viejo quebrándolo or rompiéndolo I chipped a piece (of wood/stone) off the block saqué un trozo (de madera/piedra) picando el bloque
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    • A small hand shovel was leaning against the dirt wall in front of him and Eron picked it up and began chipping away portions of the wall.
    • That afternoon I'd chipped my own pieces off the Wall.
    • A second test involves chipping small sections of concrete from the floor in several areas.
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    • Bollards look unsightly with their paints all chipped off.
    • The lock had the appearance of a half - rusted mailbox; the wall it belonged to also owned a door with most of the paint chipped off.
    • Tables were overturned, the wood chipped off in jagged points with their legs snapped off and gnawed on.
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    • This would be repeated until the rock was chipped down to the approximate size and shape of one of the few dozen letters in the flatumm alphabet.
    • Once cooled, the outer clay is chipped away and the carbonized core reamed out, with the casting filed and chased.
    • It took three or four weekends to chip enough stone for one weekend's block laying.
  • 3 (in golf, tennis, soccer)levantar la pelota mediante un golpe corto y preciso
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    • At the far end, Kanu shimmies outside the box, makes room for a shot and tries to chip the ball into the top left-hand corner.
    • The president was in the small putting green outside the Oval Office chipping golf balls and whining - he did this a lot - to his aides.
    • Beckham adroitly chips a dangerous ball into the box - who does he think he is, Zidane?

Phrasal verbs

chip away

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento (remove) [paint] descascarar, desconchar 1.1verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio 2.1 (destroy gradually) [colloquial/familiar]to chip away at sth they chipped away at his authority fueron minando or socavando su autoridad 2.2 (come off) [paint/varnish] descascararse, desconcharse

chip in

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio [colloquial/familiar]
1.1 (speak) intervenir*, meter (la) cuchara [colloquial/familiar] 1.2 (contribute) contribuir* if we all chip in si todos ponemos algo or contribuimos con algo

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