Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling or characteristic of a chip (fragment of stone etc.).
  • adj. Resembling or characteristic of a chip (damaged area of a surface where a small piece has broken off).
  • adj. Resembling or characteristic of a chip (thin, crisp, baked piece of vegetable).
  • adj. Resembling or characteristic of a chip (wedge of fried potato).
  • adj. Resembling or characteristic of a chip (electronic circuit fabricated on substrate).

Etymologies

From chip +‎ -like. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Another way to scrutinize DNA uses microarrays, chiplike devices that, instead of reading the DNA sequence letter by letter, spot genetic variants known as single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs).

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