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chunk

 (chŭngk)
n.
1. A thick mass or piece: a chunk of ice.
2. Informal A substantial amount: won quite a chunk of money.
3. A strong stocky horse.
v. chunked, chunk·ing, chunks
v.tr.
To form into chunks.
v.intr.
To make a dull clacking sound: listened to the rundown copier chunk along.

[Perhaps variant of chuck.]

chunking

(ˈtʃʌŋkɪŋ)
n
(Psychology) psychol the grouping together of a number of items by the mind, after which they can be remembered as a single item, such as a word or a musical phrase
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chunking - (psychology) the configuration of smaller units of information into large coordinated units
configuration, constellation - an arrangement of parts or elements; "the outcome depends on the configuration of influences at the time"
psychological science, psychology - the science of mental life
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In general the data de-duplication is accomplished by splitting the input data into minor fragments and chunking the fragments, using data de-duplication algorithm the redundant data is detected and further duplication process is continued.
This difference is crucial because if it takes someone a measurable amount of time to read a note, know a harmony, or identify what key they're in, chunking doesn't happen.
For two days of chunking, we loaded a large box of squid, 50-plus pounds of frozen sardines, 8 dozen ballyhoo and as much ice as we could fit on the boat.
The eBook, titled Best Practices for Content Chunking to Create Cogent E-learning Courses, is a very useful resource for instructional designers and training managers.
A benefit of this book is that it has added to the language of prefabrication and offsite manufacturing, quilting and chunking their way to substantive and durable architecture.
ROADWHEELS, IDLER WHEELS AND SUPPORT ROLLERS SHOULD BE INSPECTED FOR WEATHER CRACKING, CHUNKING AND TREAD SEPARATION.
This study investigated the effects of chunking and imagery, two information-processing techniques, on Latin vocabulary acquisition and memory retention.
If we naively schedule the iterations in P processors in chunks of N/P iterations, a strategy called static chunking (SC), a chunk of one processor may consist of iterations that are all LONG, while a chunk of another processor may consist of iterations that are all SHORT.
For your chunking gear, I'd use 20- to 30-pound conventional gear equipped with a 5-to 6-foot fluorocarbon leader.
Stemming from whole versus part practicing, chunking practice is essentially "part practice"--taking chunks of a piece and working them out individually.