[chip-uh-wahy-uh n] /ˌtʃɪp əˈwaɪ ən/
noun, plural Chipewyans (especially collectively) Chipewyan for 1.
a member of a North American Indian tribe that inhabits northwestern Canada between Hudson Bay and the Rocky Mountains.
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.
noun computer science engineer Usage Note slang noun A computer enthusiast: I’m not a chiphead, but if you don’t keep up with the new developments, you’re not going to have the competitive edge [1980s+ Computer; fr silicon chip plus head, ”addict”]
- Chip heater
noun 1. (Austral & NZ) a domestic water heater that burns chips of wood