Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope

Dip may refer to any of the following:

DIP or Dual In-line Package1. Short for dual in-line package, a DIP is a chip encased in hard plastic with pins running along the outside. The picture to the right is an example of a DIP found on a computer motherboard that has been soldered into place. Below is an illustration of a comparison between a DIP and a SIP not connected to a circuit board.

Illustration of a DIP and SIP

2. A dip may refer to a voltage drop.

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