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chips Chipped potatoes; pieces of potato deep fried in fat or oil. Known in French as pommes frites or just frites; in the USA potato crisps are known as chips, and chips are called French fries or just fries. A 200‐g portion is a rich source of vitamins C and B1; a source of protein, niacin, and iron; fat content depends on the size of the chip and the process: commonly about 25 g, but can be 40 g in fine‐cut chips and as little as 8 g in frozen, oven‐baked chips. A 200‐g portion with an average of 25 g of fat supplies 500 kcal (2100 kJ); with 40 g of fat, supplies 700 kcal (2900 kJ); low‐fat, oven‐baked supplies 300 kcal (1260 kJ). See also crisps.

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chips

chips often in the sense of gambling chips with which a stake is placed.
have had one's chips be beaten, be finished.
when the chips are down when it comes to the point.

See also a carpenter is known by his chips.

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Chips

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CHIPS

CHIPS (tʃɪps) Clearing House Inter-Bank Payments System

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