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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.]

chunk

(tʃʌŋk)
n
1. a thick solid piece, as of meat, wood, etc
2. a considerable amount
[C17: variant of chuck2]

chunk1

(tʃʌŋk)

n.
1. a thick mass or lump of anything; hunk.
2. a strong and stoutly built horse or other animal.
3. a substantial amount of something.
[1685–95; perhaps alter. of chuck2]

chunk3

(tʃʌŋk)
v.i.
to make a dull throbbing or explosive sound.
[1885–90; imitative]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chunk - a compact masschunk - a compact mass; "a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder"
clot, coagulum - a lump of material formed from the content of a liquid
agglomeration - a jumbled collection or mass
gob - a lump of slimy stuff; "a gob of phlegm"
clew - a ball of yarn or cord or thread
2.chunk - a substantial amount; "we won a chunk of money"
large indefinite amount, large indefinite quantity - an indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude
Verb1.chunk - put together indiscriminately; "lump together all the applicants"
collect, compile, accumulate, amass, roll up, hoard, pile up - get or gather together; "I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife"; "She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis"; "She rolled up a small fortune"
2.chunk - group or chunk together in a certain order or place side by side
group - arrange into a group or groups; "Can you group these shapes together?"

chunk

noun piece, block, mass, portion, lump, slab, hunk, nugget, wad, dollop (informal), wodge (Brit. informal) Cut the melon into chunks.

chunk

noun
An irregularly shaped mass of indefinite size:
Informal: hunk.
Translations
قِطْعَة كَبِيرَةقِطْعَة مِنَ اللحْم
kuspolenopořádný kus
lunshumpel
kimpale
komad
bútur, stórt stykki
厚く切ったもの
큰 덩어리
su gabalais
gabalsrikašķēle
kusisko
bit
ก้อน
iri/kalınparça
khúc

chunk

[tʃʌŋk] N [of bread, cheese etc] → pedazo m, trozo m [of land, time, money] → cantidad f considerable

chunk

[ˈtʃʌŋk] n [meat] → gros morceau m; [bread] → quignon m
Cut the meat into chunks → Coupez la viande en gros morceaux.

chunk

ngroßes Stück; (of meat)Batzen m; (of stone)Brocken m

chunk

[tʃʌŋk] n(bel) pezzo; (of bread) → tocco

chunk

(tʃaŋk) noun
a thick piece of anything, as wood, bread etc. chunks of meat.
ˈchunky adjective
1. solid and strong. a chunky body.
2. containing chunks.

chunk

قِطْعَة كَبِيرَة kus luns Brocken χοντρό κομμάτι pedazo kimpale morceau komad pezzo 厚く切ったもの 큰 덩어리 brok klump kloc pedaço глыба bit ก้อน parça khúc 大块
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