What does the word chip mean?

Usage examples for chip

  1. In trying to remove the needles from her feet she had absolutely sealed her mouth; in the attempt to recover the chip she had made the movements that had attracted the boy's attention. – Captured by the Navajos by Charles A. Curtis
  2. I wouldn't mind seeing how you lads get up a thing of that sort, and if you'll give me an invite I'll chip in a dollar. – An Amateur Fireman by James Otis
  3. Wade picked up a tiny chip of the light- metal and headed for his own laboratory. – The Black Star Passes by John W Campbell