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chips

1. n. money. (see also chip.) She saved some chips over the years and bought herself a little place on the beach.
2. n. a carpenter. (Also a term of address.) Tell me, Chips, how fast can you build a coffin?
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You'll have to turn the chips to counter the unevenness of the heat, but you will get a really unique flavor.
The Korean government's game plan in the SoC area is to develop multimedia chips for mobile phones, PDAs and other communications devices and make Korea one of the world leaders in the field by the end of 2007.
One of the challenges to establishing optimum size distribution is that a higher percentage of wood chips are coming from sawmill residuals.
Because scientists working with other chips add the compound to be tested directly to the circulating fluid, they explore the effects of what you might call a shot or an IV [intravenous administration], Shuler says.
Current scanners cannot read the passive chips from more than a few feet away, but design advances or the addition of a separate power source for the chip could expand those ranges and make possible the tracking of individuals with the chips.
As the industry's leading hardware/software co-verification environment, we value Toshiba's selection of the Mentor Graphics Seamless technology for its SoCMosaic custom chip strategy," said Serge Leef, general manager of Mentor Graphics SoC Verification division.
The contenders in our ``Chip Bowl'' included newly introduced Tostitos Scoops, a white corn tortilla chip that refers to itself as the ``the dip lover's chip''; Fritos Scoops, which laud themselves as specially made for dipping; and classics including Mission Premium White Corn Tortilla Triangles and Ruffles Original Potato Chips.
5GHz chips, which should be available in systems by the time you read this.
Because chip mills employ very few people--an average of six to 15 employees--and an increasing number of wood chips are being exported, local economies are losing out on much-needed processing jobs.
CHIP was founded in 1966 by a group of owners who were facing similar plights, meeting in courthouse halls and through their attorneys to discuss their problems and help each other.
While the NexGen chip offers the compatibility that users are looking for, it uses a slightly different process than AMD and Cyrix chips.
The last time we looked (May 1989), the lowest-fat potato chip (six grams per ounce-- about 17 chips) was Ruffles Light.
To increase the number of chips stacked vertically, the need for further wafer thinning was a critical design obstacle.
Today complementary metal oxide semiconductor (CMOS) chips are the foundation for computing applications; silicon germanium (SiGe) bipolar chips provide radio frequency communications and analog functions.