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Spanish translation of 'chip'

Word Frequency


[tʃɪp ]
(piece) pedacito m
[of glass, wood] astilla f
(stone) lasca f
▪ idiom: he's a chip off the old block de tal palo tal astilla
▪ idiom: to have a chip on one's shoulder ser un resentido
(Cookery) chips
(British) (French fries) patatas fpl fritaspapas fpl fritas (esp Latin America)
(US) (crisps) patatas fpl (fritas) de bolsachips mpl
3.  (break, mark) mella f
(on rim of vessel) desportilladura f
4.  (Gambling) ficha f
▪ idiom: he's had his chips (informal) se le acabó la suerte
▪ idiom: to hand or cash in one's chips (informal) palmarla (inf)
▪ idiom: when the chips are down cuando llega el momento de la verdad
5.  (Computing) chip m
6.  (Golf)
(chip shot) chip m
transitive verb
[cup, plate] desconchardesportillar
[furniture] desportillar
[surface] picar
[paint, varnish] desconchardesprender
intransitive verb
[pottery] desconcharsedesportillarse
[paint, varnish] desconcharse
See chip basket
phrasal verbs
See chip in

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Example Sentences Including 'chip'

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Britain's blue chips increasingly favour diversity and independence over expertise and industry experience.
Times, Sunday Times (2017)
Only one blue chip managed to gain ground.
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Drain the fried chips on a piece of clean kitchen roll.
The Sun (2016)
Identity chipping is to become mandatory within the next two years.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Not that I've got a chip on my shoulder.
Times, Sunday Times (2017)
Public bodies will chip in the rest.
Times, Sunday Times (2014)
She ran her car on chip fat until her supplier closed down.
Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The waiter explained they had no burger and chips.
The Sun (2010)
They lay their eggs on the wood chips.
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
They must not become a bargaining chip.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Whether you are planting in a container or in the ground, don't forget a good acidic mulch of pine needles or wood chip.
Times, Sunday Times (2017)
He's still got the chips, the kicks and the natural skills.
The Sun (2012)
Struggled a shade when tested by high and chipped kicks.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The chip on their shoulder continues to grow.
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Wales also went out for burger and chips without fear of criticism.
The Sun (2016)
No one is eating fish and chips for the first time.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Serve the chicken with salads and chips or potatoes.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Serve with chips on the side.
Times, Sunday Times (2008)
You just chip away at the drawing board.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Europe will have to chip in more.
The Sun (2017)
JUST one meal of burger and chips contains enough fat to have an impact on the liver, according to a study.
The Sun (2017)
The ice cream and chips were good.
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The medic suffered cuts and bruises to his face and a chipped tooth.
The Sun (2011)
The silly people who make these ridiculous comments must have a chip on their shoulders.
The Sun (2014)
They have chipped away at us enough.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
We will not be reduced to subsistence farming and exporting fish and chips if the banks leave.
Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Why do you insist you must make support of the police a bargaining chip?
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The problem is that the actual electronic components imprinted on silicon chips cannot get much smaller.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
There is certainly a slightly dull look about many of our own dear British blue chips.
Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The corners were often entirely of brick, since the larger blocks chip easily.
Richard Fortey THE EARTH: An Intimate History (2004)

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'chip' in Other Languages

British English: chip /tʃɪp/ NOUN
small piece A chip is a small piece which has been broken off something.
...wood chips.
  • American English: chip small piece
  • Arabic: رُقَاقَة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: lasca
  • Chinese: 碎片
  • Croatian: komadić
  • Czech: úlomek
  • Danish: flis
  • Dutch: spaander
  • European Spanish: astilla
  • Finnish: siru
  • French: fragment
  • German: Splitter
  • Greek: θραύσμα
  • Italian: scheggia
  • Japanese: かけら small piece
  • Korean: 조각
  • Norwegian: flis
  • Polish: odłamek
  • European Portuguese: lasca
  • Romanian: așchie
  • Russian: осколок
  • Spanish: esquirla
  • Swedish: flisa
  • Thai: เศษที่แตกออกไป
  • Turkish: parça
  • Ukrainian: скіпка
  • Vietnamese: mảnh vỡ
British English: chip /tʃɪp/ NOUN
electronic A chip is a very small part that controls a piece of electronic equipment.
...an electronic card containing a chip.
  • American English: chip electronic
  • Arabic: شَرِيحَةُ السِّيلِيكُون
  • Brazilian Portuguese: chip
  • Chinese: 芯片
  • Croatian: čip
  • Czech: čip
  • Danish: chip
  • Dutch: chip
  • European Spanish: chip
  • Finnish: mikrosiru
  • French: puce électronique
  • German: Chip Elektronik
  • Greek: τσιπ
  • Italian: chip
  • Japanese: チップ 電子
  • Korean:
  • Norwegian: brikke
  • Polish: chip
  • European Portuguese: chip
  • Romanian: cip
  • Russian: микросхема
  • Spanish: chip
  • Swedish: chips elektronik
  • Thai: แผ่นไมโครชิป
  • Turkish: çip elektronik
  • Ukrainian: чип
  • Vietnamese: vi mạch
British English: chip /tʃɪp/ VERB
If you chip something, you break a small piece off it by accident.
I chipped my tooth when I fell.
  • American English: chip
  • Arabic: يَكْسِرُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: lascar
  • Chinese: 碰掉一小部分
  • Croatian: okrznuti
  • Czech: ulomitnechtěně
  • Danish: slå et stykke af
  • Dutch: afbreken
  • European Spanish: desportillar
  • Finnish: lohkaista
  • French: ébrécher
  • German: abbrechen
  • Greek: σπάζω
  • Italian: scheggiarsi
  • Japanese: ・・・を欠く
  • Korean: 잘게 썰다
  • Norwegian: flise
  • Polish: ułamać
  • European Portuguese: lascar
  • Romanian: a ciobi
  • Russian: отломить
  • Spanish: romper
  • Swedish: slå sönder (en flisa)
  • Thai: ทำให้เป็นรอยแหว่ง
  • Turkish: kırmak
  • Ukrainian: надколювати
  • Vietnamese: vô tình làm vỡ vụn


Translation of chip from the Collins English to Spanish
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