To cut small pieces from; to diminish or reduce to shape, by cutting away a little at a time; to hew.
To break or fly off in small pieces.
A fragment or piece broken off; a small piece.
a tiny piece of silicon with electronic circuits. The chip is the most important part of the computer.
A thin silicon wafer that contains integrated electronic circuits. Chips perform many computer functions including serving as the computer memory.
microchip: a small piece of semi-conductor (usually silicon) used to carry electronic circuits.
Integrated circuit; a multi-pinned device consisting of many circuits encapsulated in plastic.
Common name for sensor, actually a silicon wafer with circuit paths etched or printed in layers.
Common term for very small silicon wafers upon which electronic circuits have been created for use in computers. Used for microprocessors, electronic memory, and other internal computer electronic components.
Also known as "Microchip." It is a very small slice of semiconducting material, usually square, on which a transistor or an entire IC is formed. It is cut from a large wafer of the same material.
Also called a die. Popular term describing a section of a wafer that contains a discrete component
The location on a piece where a small portion of porcelain or ceramic has been broken off.
An integral part of the PC. These are very tiny, square or rectangular slivers of material (usually silicon) with electrical components built in. Some of the chips in a computer aid in memory, but the most important chip is the microprocessor. This is the "8088", "286", "386", or "486" that is referred to when talking about a specific machine's features.
A thermistor configuration derived from cutting out small pieces from a much larger flat square thermistor billet.
(sc) die or device, one of the individual integrated circuits or discrete devices on a wafer.
thin silicon wafer on which electronic components are deposited
A small silicon wafer containing thousands of microscopic components.
Piece out of face of sleeve
a piece of dried bovine dung
a mark left after a small piece has been chopped or broken off of something
break a small piece off from; "chip the glass"; "chip a tooth"
a die made of doped semi-conducting material in a plastic casing
a flat silicon rectangle upon which a semiconductor element has been etched
a kind of gene analysis equipment that has high-density integration of hundreds or thousands of gene segments
a member of Lucent's growing wireless-communications integrated circuit family and can be used for GSM, CDMA, and TDMA wireless standards
a silicon crystal or other material that performs like a transistor, resistor, etc
a tiny piece of silicon (the substance sand is made of) with an electronic circuit and components embedded into it
A (possibly large) collection of related circuits designed to work together on a set of tasks. These circuits reside on a wafer of semiconductor material (typically silicon).
A tiny device made of material such as silicon consisting of thousands of circuits and transistors that when installed in computer housing provides computer memory space for data.
A silicon wafer with millions of tiny circuits engraved on it - what computers are made of..
Abbreviation of Silicon Chip.
A set of microminiaturized, electronic circuits that are designed for use as processors and memory in computers and countless consumer and industrial products.
Small piece of semiconducting material, usually no bigger than one-half-inch square, on which integrated circuits are etched. 1.6, 4.4 CMOS, 4.21 flaws, 4.22 RAM, 4.18-20 ROM, 4.20
A wafer element containing a complete semiconductor device circuit.
A very small square of semi-conducting material. Also known as a "die," it is the "active" light-emitting component of an LED.
They may be small, but chipsâ€”made of silicon, hence the Silicon Valleyâ€”pack quite a punch; these miniature electric circuits store millions of bits of information.
wafer of silicon containing miniature electric circuits that can store millions of bits of information.
An integrated circuit (e.g. for use in a payment card).
The individual device, or integrated circuit, cut from a semiconductor wafer.
An integrated circuit in which all the components are micro-fabricated on a tiny piece of silicon or similar material. Chroma crawl. An artifact of encoded video, also known as dot crawl or cross-luminance, Occurs in the video picture around the edges of highly saturated colors as a continuous series of crawling dots and is a result of color information being confused as luminance information by the decoder circuits.
An alternative name for an integrated circuit.
An integrated circuit. A thin piece of silicon that contains all of the components of an electric circuit.
The electronic chip consists of an integrated circuit and a capacitor that is attached to two ends of a coil.
See Integrated circuit.
Another term for an integrated circuit, microchip or semiconductor.
The transition time for individual bits in the pseudo-random sequence. Also, an integrated circuit. Also a snack food. Also a betting marker.
A rectangular piece of a semiconductor material such as silicon in which are formed all the electronic components of an integrated circuit and its interconnections.
The uncased and normally leadless form of an electronic component part, either passive or active, discrete or integrated. Also referred to as a die.
Common term for a computer integrated circuit.
The length of time to transmit either a "0" or a "1" in a binary pulse code. Also, an integrated circuit.
Commonly used to refer to integrated circuits used as components in computers, telephone systems, etc. In actuality, it is the physical structure upon which the integrated circuits are fabricated.
A wafer of semiconductor material used in an electronic circuit.
An integrated circuit; The transition time for individual bits in the pseudo-random sequence.
Slang expression for a very small component or an integrated circuit.
This is the physical structure of an integrated circuit.
hardware: That truly amazing and remarkably tiny piece of silicon that has an entire electronic circuit embedded in its surface.
A microelectronic device that will form part of a functional electronic circuit within an electronic product.
Popular name for an integrated circuit.
An individual integrated circuit that has not yet been packaged. Also used as a generic term for semiconductor devices.
A piece of silicon etched with an electronic circuit.
Slang for integrated circuit; it is used for a packaged die.
An individual integrated circuit built in a tiny, layered square on a silicon wafer.
A common synonym for an integrated circuit, usually the one used for the main processor. Return
a very small piece of silicon containing an electronic circuit.
Another name for Integrated Circuit or the piece of silicon on which semiconductors are created.
An integrated circuit usually made of silicon that contains a very large number of electronic components. The chip is the "brains" of the computer.
Chip refers to the tiny circuit board that performs the functions and calculations that make your computer run. A chip is also referred to as the CPU or the processor. Common types of processors include Pentiums and Celerons. Source: TechSoup.org
electronic equipment consisting of a small crystal of a silicon semiconductor fabricated to carry out a number of electronic functions in an integrated circuit. http://www.cogsci.princeton.edu/cgi-bin/webwn2.1?s=silicon+chip
Also called an "Integrated Circuit" or "IC". It is a tiny semiconductor that consists of interconnected transistors and other components. They are constructed on a rectangle cut from a silicon wafer. As integrated circuit technology developed, more and more transistors were packed in. The ability to create a microprocessor on a single chip allowed for the development of small, inexpensive computers.
A silicon chip on which is etched a microcircuit. May perform a variety of functions from amplification to signal processing.
A small piece of a silicon wafer that contains a complete integrated circuit.
Synonymous for Integrated Circuit.
A small piece of semiconducting material (usually silicon) on which an integrated circuit is embedded.
An integrated circuit etched onto a thin slice of silicon.
An integrated circuit. The physical structure upon which integrated circuits are fabricated as components of telephone systems, computers, memory systems, etc. Typically a chip refers an integrated circuit has been "packaged" in insulating plastic.
The individual circuit or component of a silicon wafer, the leadless form of an electronic component.
Small electronic device at the heart of every PC. A chip is a small thin piece of silicon crystal on to which is etched a tiny circuits with hundreds of thousands of components. These components will do simple mathematical operations such as adding and subtracting numbers (in a memory chip). If ever you open your PC you'll see a mass of small black boxes with tens of metal legs on each side, they are the chips
One integrated circuit. Also called Die, Circuit, Unit, etc. Many chips are made on one wager then separated and packaged individually.
There are different types of chips, such as a CPU chip (i.e. a microchip/microprocessor), or a memory chip. Chips are made out of semi-conducting material, usually silicon, and have an integrated circuit embedded into them. A typical chip contains millions of transistors, and is no bigger than a quarter of an inch squared. Computers contain numerous chips.
General description of integrated circuits whose components (e.g. transistors, diodes, resistors) are mounted on a small plate of the semi-conducting material silicon.
An integrated circuit, so called because it usually is a small piece of silicon chipped off a larger â€œwaferâ€ that may contain hundreds of other circuits. In a video camera the term applies to the image-sensing charge-coupled device, of which there can be as many as three.
A miniature electronic circuit that performs a computer operation such as graphics, sound and input/output.
(Puce) : Integrated electronic circuit, engraved on one silicon slice.
a layman's term for a semiconductor die.
Microchip, microcircuit, and integrated circuit, IC). The term for a small wafer of silicon or similar material on which various circuit elements, such as transistors, diodes and resistors, are produced. These circuit elements are connected to form complete (thus 'integrated') electronic circuits.
Abbreviation of microchip. A small piece of semiconductor material (usually silicon) soldered onto printed circuit boards, used to carry electronic circuits
A piece of silicon etched with electronic circuits (synonym: Integrated Circuit)
An integrated circuit manufactured on a semiconductor substrate and then cut or etched away from the silicon wafer.
Another name for an IC, or integrated circuit. Housed in a plastic or ceramic carrier device with pins for making electrical connections.
Slang for microprocessor. Actually a very thin slice of semi-conductor material of which microscopic electronic components are photo-etched to make circuits. It becomes an 'integrated circuit' when connection tags and a plastic case are added. Complete microcomputers on chips are now possible, usually measuring only a quarter or an inch square.
Short for integrated circuit chip, a collection of interconnected microminiature electronic components.
A small square of thin semiconductor material, such as silicon, that has been chemically processed to have a specific set of electrical characteristics such as circuits storage, and/or logic elements.
Generally, an integrated circuit with all circuits fabricated on one small piece, or chip, of silicon. It may also be made of other materials, and could also apply to discrete capacitors or resistors.
A small, thin square piece of silicon processed to contain an electronic circuit, to store and process information. Also known as Integrated Circuit (IC).
Any integrated circuit, which is several electronic components packaged together, can be called a chip. Though the circuits themselves are often only a fraction of a square inch in size, the grey or black ceramic material that houses them is far larger, even 4 square inches, in a modern CPU. If someone askes "What kind of chip does your computer have?", they usually mean "Which CPU..." A Macintosh G4 is named for it's chip, the G4 processor. Typically, the components in a chip work together as a unit, to provide standard functions, like amplification or switching, in a larger device, like a modem or mainboard.