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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
To form into chunks.
To make a dull clacking sound: listened to the rundown copier chunk along.
[Perhaps variant of chuck.]
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(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
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|Noun||1.||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"
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