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Chia vs Chip - What's the difference?

chia | chip |

As nouns the difference between chia and chip

is that chia is chia while chip is chromatin immunoprecipitation.



(wikipedia chia)


  • a Mexican plant, , related to mint; it has blue flowers and seeds from which an edible oil may be derived.
  • , a similar plant.
  • Anagrams

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    (wikipedia chip)


    (en noun)
  • A small piece broken from a larger piece of solid material.
  • A damaged area of a surface where a small piece has been broken off.
  • This cup has a chip in it.
  • (games, gambling) A token used in place of cash.
  • * 2002 , Albert H. Moorehead, Hoyle?s Rules of Games , page 46,
  • If the second player does raise three chips', and all the other players drop, the player who opened may stay in by putting three more '''chips''' in the pot, for then he will have put in precisely as many ' chips as the second player.
  • (electronics) A circuit fabricated in one piece on a small, thin substrate.
  • * 1986' September 1, Tom Moran, Lisa L. Spiegelman, ''New '''Chip''' Said to Contain Seven PC AT '''Chip Functions'', , page 5,
  • But sources close to the company said the chip contains two direct memory access controllers, two interrupt controllers, a timer, a memory mapper from Texas Instruments, and a Motorola Inc. real-time clock.
  • (electronics) A hybrid device mounted in a substrate, containing electronic circuitry and miniaturised mechanical, chemical and/or biochemical devices.
  • * 2002', Koji Ikuta, Atsushi Takahashi, Kota Ikeda, Shoji Maruo, ''User-Assembly Fully Integrated Micro Chemical Laboratory Using Biochemical IC '''Chips for Wearable/Implantable Applications'', Yoshinobu Baba, Shuichi Shoji, Albert van den Berg (editors), ''Micro Total Analysis Systems 2002: Proceedings of the ?TAS 2002 Symposium , Volume 1, page 38,
  • Fig. 4(a) shows a schematic design of the micropump chip .
  • * 2007 , Elisabeth S. Papazoglou, Aravind Parthasarathy, Bionanotechnology , page 6,
  • Fig. 0.3 is an image of the front and back views of a drug delivery microchip made of silicon and painted with gold, with a U.S. dime (10 cents). The chip' in the picture consists of 34 nano-sized wells each of which is capable of housing 24 nl (nano liters) of drug. It is possible to make at least 400 wells or even 1000 or more in these ' chips which are very inexpensive, costing less tham $20 [22, 23].
  • (UK, Ireland, Australia, and, New Zealand) A fried strip of potato of square or rectangular cross-section; a french fry.
  • Do you want sauce or mayonnaise on your chips ?
  • (US, Australia, and, New Zealand) A crisp, fried, thin slice of vegetable, usually potato.
  • potato chip'', ''tortilla chip
  • (sports) A shot during which the ball travels more predominantly upwards than in a regular shot, as to clear an obstacle.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=September 28 , author=Tom Rostance , title=Arsenal 2 - 1 Olympiakos , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=Oxlade-Chamberlain saw his attempted chip well blocked by goalkeeper Costanzo at the start of the second half.}}
  • (curling) A takeout that hits a rock at an angle.
  • A dried piece of dung used as fuel.
  • (New Zealand, northern) A receptacle, usually for strawberries or other fruit.
  • (gastronomy) A small, near-conical piece of food added in baking.
  • chocolate chip
  • A small rectangle of colour printed on coated paper for colour selection and matching. A virtual equivalent in software applications.
  • (nautical) The triangular piece of wood attached to the log line.
  • (historical) Wood or Cuban palm leaf split into slips, or straw plaited in a special manner, for making hats or bonnets.
  • (archaic, derogatory) Anything dried up, withered, or without flavour.
  • Synonyms

    * (small piece broken off) flake * (circuit) IC, integrated circuit, microchip, silicon chip * (baked piece of vegetable) crisp (qualifier) * (fried strip of potato) fry]] (mainly US), French fries (mainly US), [[freedom fries, freedom fry (US) * (a receptacle for strawberries) punnet (qualifier) * (a receptacle for strawberries) pottle (qualifier)

    Derived terms

    * anti-chip * basket of chips * biochip * blue chip * cash in one's chips * chip butty * chip off the old block * chippy * chip-shop * chip shot * chip and PIN * chipboard * chip leader * chipmaker * a chip off the old block * chippy * chipset * chip shop * chocolate chip * Clipper chip * fish and chips * have a chip on one's shoulder * lab on a chip * let the chips fall where they may * memory chip * microchip * potato chip * silicon chip * system on chip * tortilla chip * when the chips are down * woodchip

    See also

    * French fries * fries * potato wedge * woodchip


  • To break into small pieces.
  • The workers chipped the dead branches into mulch.
  • *
  • To break small pieces from.
  • Be careful not to chip the paint.
  • (transitive, golf, sports) To play a shot hitting the ball predominately upwards rather than forwards.
  • * 2014 , , " Southampton hammer eight past hapless Sunderland in barmy encounter", The Guardian , 18 October 2014:
  • Koeman identified Southampton’s third as their finest goal of the game. Jack Cork, the most underrated player at a much-lauded club, swept the ball out wide to Tadic, who waited for Cork to run to the back post before chipping the ball across to him to slam in a deserved goal from close range, despite an attempted block by Vito Mannone.
  • (automotive) to upgrade an engine management system, usually to increase power.
  • To become chipped.
  • This varnish chips easily.
  • To ante (up).
  • (informal) To fit (an animal) with a microchip.
  • to contribute.
  • Everyone needs to chip in £1 for George's leaving collection

    Derived terms

    * chip in * chipped * chipping