Chip refers a fixed-sized element of data broadcast over a single frequency using the spread spectrum radio networking technology called direct-sequence modulation.

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Chip
- A piece of wood, stone, or other substance, separated by an ax, chisel, or cutting instrument.
- A fragment or piece broken off; a small piece.
- Wood or Cuban palm leaf split into slips, or straw plaited in a special manner, for making hats or bonnets.
- Anything dried up, withered, or without flavor; -- used contemptuously.
- One of the counters used in poker and other games.
- The triangular piece of wood attached to the log line.
2. Chip
- To break or fly off in small pieces.
3. Chip
- To cut small pieces from; to diminish or reduce to shape, by cutting away a little at a time; to hew.
- To break or crack, or crack off a portion of, as of an eggshell in hatching, or a piece of crockery.
- To bet, as with chips in the game of poker.
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