What does chunk mean?

Definitions for chunk
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word chunk.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ball, clod, glob, lump, clump, chunk(noun)

    a compact mass

    "a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder"

  2. chunk(verb)

    a substantial amount

    "we won a chunk of money"

  3. lump, chunk(verb)

    put together indiscriminately

    "lump together all the applicants"

  4. collocate, lump, chunk(verb)

    group or chunk together in a certain order or place side by side

Wiktionary

  1. chunk(Noun)

    A part of something that has been separated.

    The statue broke into chunks.

    Etymology: Variant of chuck.

  2. chunk(Noun)

    A representative of a substance at large, often large and irregular.

    A chunk of granite.

    Etymology: Variant of chuck.

  3. chunk(Noun)

    A discrete segment of a file, stream, etc. (especially one that represents audiovisual media); a block.

    Etymology: Variant of chuck.

  4. chunk(Verb)

    To break into large pieces or chunks.

    Etymology: Variant of chuck.

  5. chunk(Verb)

    To throw.

    Etymology: Variant of chuck.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chunk(noun)

    a short, thick piece of anything

    Etymology: [Cf. Chump.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Chunk

    chungk, n. a thick piece of anything, as wood, bread, &c. [Perh. related to Chuck.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. chunk

    A coarse slice of meat or bread; more properly junk. Also, the negro term for lumps of firewood.

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How to pronounce chunk?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
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    Indian

How to say chunk in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of chunk in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of chunk in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of chunk in a Sentence

  1. Leonard Cohen:

    Seven to eleven is a huge chunk of life, full of dulling and forgetting. It is fabled that we slowly lose the gift of speech with animals, that birds no longer visit our windowsills to converse. As our eyes grow accustomed to sight they armor themselves against wonder.

  2. Adam Symson:

    This is the way that a big chunk of millenials watch news.

  3. Debra Milke:

    I live with an abiding sense of loss and a chunk of my heart is gone, but Christopher's spirit is with me always.

  4. John Canally:

    Oil is a pretty big intra-day driver for stock prices because the energy sector is a big chunk of earnings.

  5. Fatih Birol:

    We have to think carefully about the oil security implications of a very few number of countries exporting a big chunk to the global markets alone.

Images & Illustrations of chunk

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