a log for measuring the speed of a vessel.
(nautical) a log for determining a vessel’s speed, consisting of a wooden chip tossed overboard at the end of a line that is marked off in lengths of 47 feet 3 inches; the speed is calculated by counting the number of such intervals that pass overboard in a 28-second interval
[chip-mey-ker] /ˈtʃɪpˌmeɪ kər/ noun 1. a manufacturer of electronic .
[chip-muhngk] /ˈtʃɪp mʌŋk/ noun 1. any of several small, striped, terrestrial squirrels of the genera Tamias, of North America, and Eutamia, of Asia and North America, especially T. striatus, of eastern North America. /ˈtʃɪpˌmʌŋk/ noun 1. any burrowing sciurine rodent of the genera Tamias of E North America and Eutamias of W North America and […]
[chi-poht-ley; Spanish chee-pawt-le] /tʃɪˈpoʊt leɪ; Spanish tʃiˈpɔt lɛ/ noun, plural chipotles [chi-poht-leyz; Spanish chee-pawt-les] /tʃɪˈpoʊt leɪz; Spanish tʃiˈpɔt lɛs/ (Show IPA). Mexican Cookery. 1. a pungent red pepper, often pickled and eaten as an appetizer or added to meat stews, sauces, etc. n. “smoke-dried jalapeño chili,” from Mexican Spanish, ultimately a Nahuatl (Aztec) word, said […]
/ˌtʃɪpəˈlɑːtə/ noun 1. (mainly Brit) a small sausage in a narrow casing noun very small thin Italian pork sausages flavored with chives, cloves, coriander, thyme, and sometimes red pepper; also called chippolata Word Origin Italian ‘little fingers’ Usage Note cooking