- Chip creep
hardware Gradual loosening of an integrated circuit (“chip”) in its socket as a result of expansion and contraction during the normal heating and cooling cycles of an electronic system, combined with vibration, e.g. due to cooling fans. The chip can loosen to the point that poor electrical contact between chip and socket reduces the signal […]
[chip-uh-wahy-uh n] /ˌtʃɪp əˈwaɪ ən/ noun, plural Chipewyans (especially collectively) Chipewyan for 1. 1. a member of a North American Indian tribe that inhabits northwestern Canada between Hudson Bay and the Rocky Mountains. 2. the Athabaskan language spoken by the Chipewyan.
- Chip graffiti
- Chip graft
chip graft n. A graft in which small pieces of cartilage or bone are packed into a bone defect.