chunk
[tʃʌŋk]
NOUN
chunks (plural noun)
  1. a thick, solid piece of something.
    "huge chunks of masonry littered the street"
    synonyms:
    lump · hunk · wedge · block · slab · square · nugget · nub · brick ·
    cube · bar · cake · loaf · knob · ball · piece · portion · bit · mass · wodge · gob
    • a significant amount of something.
      "she invested a chunk of her inheritance in the stock market"
    • computing
      a section of information or data.
VERB
chunks (third person present) · chunked (past tense) · chunked (past participle) · chunking (present participle)
  1. NORTH AMERICAN
    divide (something) into chunks.
    "chunk four pounds of pears"
    • informal
      throw (something).
      "chunk a piece of wood on the fire, will you?"
  2. (in psychology or linguistic analysis) group together (connected items or words) so that they can be stored or processed as single concepts.
    "pupils are able to chunk phrases or propositions into units" ·
    "the chunking of information"
    • computing
      divide (data) into separate sections.
      "to prepare hypertext, information is chunked into small, manageable units"
Origin
late 17th century: apparently an alteration of chuck3.
chunk
[tʃʌŋk]
VERB
NORTH AMERICAN
chunks (third person present) · chunked (past tense) · chunked (past participle) · chunking (present participle)
  1. move with or make a muffled, metallic sound.
    "the door chunked behind them"
Origin
late 19th century: imitative.
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How to use chunk in a sentence?
to prepare hypertext, information is chunked into small, manageable units.
she invested a chunk of her inheritance in the stock market.
pupils are able to chunk phrases or propositions into units.
a chunk of the cliff had cracked off in a storm.
chunk a piece of wood on the fire, will you?.
huge chunks of masonry littered the street.
the door chunked behind them.
the chunking of information.
chunk four pounds of pears.
How to say chunk in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans hap
Arabic (NOUN)قطعة, قسما, القطعة
Bangla অংশ
Bosnian (Latin) komad
Bulgarian (NOUN)парче, частите
Cantonese (Traditional)
Catalan (NOUN)tros, fragment
Chinese Simplified
Chinese Traditional
Croatian (NOUN)Chank, komad, bloku
Czech (NOUN)kus, bloku, kusu
Danish (NOUN)luns, bid, klump
Dutch (NOUN)Brok, stuk, prop, blok
Estonian (NOUN)kärjetükkidega, patakas, tüki, kogumi
Filipino lapang
Finnish (NOUN)kimpale, murikka, möhkäle, järkäle, lohkon
French (NOUN)morceau, segment
German (NOUN)Batzen, Stück, Brocken, Klumpen, Klotz
Greek (NOUN)κομμάτι
Haitian Creole ti
Hebrew (NOUN)צ'אנק, בקטע, חתיכה
Hindi (NOUN)हिस्सा
Hmong Daw thooj
Hungarian (NOUN)adattömb, darab
Icelandic (NOUN)klumpur
Indonesian (NOUN)bongkahan, potongan, sepotong
Italian (NOUN)pezzo, fetta, blocco, frammento
Japanese (NOUN)チャンク, 塊, 固まり, まとまり, かたまり
Kiswahili fungu
Korean (NOUN)청크, 덩어리
Latvian (NOUN)rieciens, porciju, gabalu, Rika, bloka
Lithuanian (NOUN)riekė, çkrovos, segmentų
Malay (Latin) sebahagian
Norwegian Bokmål del
Persian (NOUN)چانک, تکه
Polish (NOUN)fragment, klocek, kawałek, segment
Portuguese (NOUN)pedaço, bolão, naco, fatia, fragmento
Romanian (NOUN)bucată, Umflatul, blocul
Russian (NOUN)кусок, лометь, Чанк, блока, фрагмента, порции, Нуса
Serbian (Cyrillic) комад
Serbian (Latin) komad
Slovak (NOUN)kus, Cvaldo, skýva
Slovenian (NOUN)kos, razdelek
Spanish (NOUN)trozo, Gordi, pedazo, fragmento, cacho
Swedish (NOUN)bit, segmentet, burken, tjockt
Tamil துண்டின்
Telugu దొరకలేదు
Thai ก้อน
Turkish (NOUN)öbek, Dobiş, yığın, öbekte, öbeği, duyulur
Ukrainian (NOUN)шматок, блоці
Urdu ٹکڑے
Vietnamese (NOUN)đoạn
Welsh darn
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