a bowl or plate for holding potato chips or crackers with a smaller bowl, often placed in the center, for holding dip: usually sold as a set.
Also, chip’n dip. A snack food or an appetizer consisting of potato chips, crackers, or raw vegetables (like carrot sticks) that are used to scoop up a dip, a savory creamy mixture. For example, There wasn’t much to eat; all they served was a chip and dip. The term is also used for the utensils employed for this dish—a plate for the crackers and a small bowl for the dip. [ Mid-1900s ]
- Chip and pin
- Chip art
/ˈtʃɪpˌbeɪst/ adjective 1. (of electronic equipment or components) using or incorporating microchips
- Chip basket
noun 1. a wire basket for holding potato chips, etc, while frying in deep fat 2. a basket made of thin strips of wood, used esp for packing fruit