Translation of microchip in Spanish:

microchip

(micro)chip, n.

Pronunciation /ˈmʌɪkrə(ʊ)tʃɪp//ˈmaɪkroʊˌtʃɪp/

noun

Computing

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    (micro)chip masculine
    pastilla de silicio feminine
    • The tiny microchips were developed abroad for intensified monitoring of international terrorists.
    • Obviously, there is no such thing as a GPS transceiver that can be implanted with a hypodermic needle as a tiny microchip.
    • Components such as transistors on microchips are made of inorganic materials, primarily silicon and silicon dioxide.
    • Our understanding of its workings is so good that we are able to use it to develop lasers, transistors, microchips, and computers; the whole of our technological society is built upon it in a thousand different ways.
    • The worldwide market for silicon wafers and microchips has collapsed and the hi-tech chips which were to secure their future will instead be produced at NEC's Japanese plants.
    • These tiny cylindrical capsules contain microchips with copper coils.
    • But first, researchers must perfect schemes for creating spin-aligned currents inside semiconductors, the materials used to make microchips.
    • The tiny microchip, thinner than a human hair, will initially be used in patients suffering from eye diseases, potentially saving the sight of thousands of people.
    • But now, scientists have developed a way to make the materials for genes on a microchip in mass quantities, for a fraction of the current cost.
    • Tiny microchips, like the one pictured between two fingers, can be implanted under a pet's skin.
    • Tiny microchips are making people on a huge estate feel more secure by putting burglars off raiding their homes.
    • The microchip is so tiny that it's just injected into them, and I guess it just lives under the skin.
    • It is inserted in a microchip on which the research engineers have also integrated most of the evaluation electronics.
    • Greatly miniaturized robots made of hydrogel might someday shimmy across the surfaces of microchips, acting as tiny delivery carts or movable barriers.
    • Nanowires fashioned into billions of transistors on a microchip could someday drive tiny, ultra-fast computers.
    • He envisions the device that would accomplish this as one that would contain mixed-signal (analog and digital) very large-scale integrated microchips.
    • It is a simple procedure whereby a tiny microchip, about the size of a grain of rice, is inserted under the skin of your pet's shoulder blades by a vet.
    • The system works due to hundreds of tiny microchips - invisible to the naked eye - which are contained in a solution painted on the back of a mobile.
    • They'll also examine how humidity affects the surface of silicon, which is used to make microchips and other electronic devices.
    • The device was, in essence, a tiny sphere with a microchip inside that produced a specific sound.

transitive verb

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    (pet/animal)
    microchip a cat ponerle un microchip a un gato
    • We do not want to devote a huge amount of time and attention to expensive databases and microchipping every dog that is with a responsible owner.
    • The next issue I wish to talk about is the proposal to microchip dogs.
    • By neutering and microchipping their dogs, owners can ensure that they do not add to a situation where so many dogs are unwanted.
    • The charity urges owners to be responsible in helping to prevent the stray dog problem, by neutering and microchipping their dogs.
    • Make sure your cat is microchipped to ensure it can be returned to you if it escapes and becomes lost.
    • These days we microchip our pets so that they can be tracked and brought swiftly to justice.
    • A licence is only £5 a year and then to tag or microchip your dog doesn't cost much either.
    • Horses should be microchipped or freeze branded, and owners should make regular checks.
    • Scarborough donkey owner Guy Smith said all his donkeys were microchipped three years ago.
    • I note the Minister was saying that in a few years' time New Zealand will be glad that all our dogs are microchipped.
    • Most animals can be microchipped, but it is commonly used on dogs, cats and horses.
    • The SPCA's rationale for microchipping cats is, that those that are lost could be reunited with their owners.
    • While NSW pets are microchipped, for the last year the US has been trialling a waterproof bracelet on released inmates which continually tracks them to an accuracy of 1.5 metres.
    • Dog wardens return first-time strays free of charge if the dog is microchipped or wearing a tag.
    • Ronda said dog owners can get their pets microchipped by local vets for a one-off payment of £20 to £25.
    • They had been easier to identify than many of the others as all had been microchipped, the investigating officer said this week.
    • The SPCA can also organise for animals to be microchipped or tagged.
    • Cats Protection in Swindon is urging pet owners to realise the benefits of microchipping their feline friends.
    • Permanently identify your dog - although the law states a dog must wear a collar and tag, these can get lost or taken off and it is advisable to microchip your pet.
    • If we need to microchip dangerous dogs, so be it.