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1. silicon

noun. ['ˈsɪləkən'] a tetravalent nonmetallic element; next to oxygen it is the most abundant element in the earth's crust; occurs in clay and feldspar and granite and quartz and sand; used as a semiconductor in transistors.

Synonyms

  • semiconductor
  • element
  • Si
  • sand
  • chemical element
  • atomic number 14
  • clay
  • semiconducting material
  • quartz
  • silicone
  • silicone polymer
  • felspar
  • granite

Antonyms

  • software
  • curve
  • roughen
  • unsteadiness

Etymology

  • silex (Latin)
  • silica (English)
  • silex (Irish)

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Rhymes with Silicon Chip

  • roundtrip
  • microchip
  • outstrip
  • unzip
  • strip
  • scripp
  • scrip
  • equip
  • whipp
  • whip
  • trippe
  • tripp
  • trip
  • stipp
  • snip
  • slip
  • skipp
  • skip
  • quipp
  • quip
  • klipp
  • gripp
  • grip
  • flip
  • drip
  • crip
  • clip
  • blip
  • zipp
  • zip

Sentences with silicon-chip


1. Noun Phrase
Synthetic quartz crystal controls the time and operates by a silicon chip.

2. Noun Phrase
Discrete devices, like transistors and LEDs, are made of individual silicon chips.

3. Noun Phrase
Today, silicon chip fabricators use high-powered ultraviolet light to etch their chips.

4. Noun Phrase
The plastic package protects the silicon chip inside.

2. chip

verb. ['ˈtʃɪp'] cut a nick into.

Synonyms

  • cut

Antonyms

  • recede
  • sharpness

Etymology

  • chip (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. chip

noun. ['ˈtʃɪp'] a triangular wooden float attached to the end of a log line.

Antonyms

  • wholly

Etymology

  • chip (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. chip

noun. ['ˈtʃɪp'] a small fragment of something broken off from the whole.

Synonyms

  • scale
  • bit
  • flake
  • scrap
  • fragment
  • matchwood
  • exfoliation
  • fleck
  • scurf
  • sliver

Antonyms

  • common
  • desegregate
  • advantage
  • converge

Etymology

  • chip (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. chip

verb. ['ˈtʃɪp'] break off (a piece from a whole).

Synonyms

  • peel
  • come off
  • part
  • flake
  • flake off
  • peel off
  • exfoliate
  • break away
  • break off
  • separate
  • chip off

Antonyms

  • straightness
  • ill health
  • unfitness
  • studio

Etymology

  • chip (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. chip

noun. ['ˈtʃɪp'] (golf) a low running approach shot.

Synonyms

  • chip shot
  • approach

Antonyms

  • unite
  • multiply
  • agreement

Etymology

  • chip (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. chip

noun. ['ˈtʃɪp'] a piece of dried bovine dung.

Synonyms

  • cow dung
  • cow chip
  • muck
  • dung
  • droppings

Antonyms

  • connected
  • clean
  • dispose
  • indispose

Etymology

  • chip (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. chip

verb. ['ˈtʃɪp'] play a chip shot.

Antonyms

  • plural

Etymology

  • chip (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. chip

noun. ['ˈtʃɪp'] the act of chipping something.

Synonyms

  • chipping
  • breakage
  • breaking
  • break

Antonyms

  • software
  • join
  • connect
  • attach

Etymology

  • chip (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. chip

verb. ['ˈtʃɪp'] form by chipping.

Synonyms

  • forge
  • shape
  • work
  • mould
  • form

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • fail
  • malfunction
  • type

Etymology

  • chip (Middle English (1100-1500))
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