Definition of Chunk

1. Noun. A compact mass. "A ball of mud caught him on the shoulder"

Exact synonyms: Ball, Clod, Clump, Glob, Lump
Specialized synonyms: Clot, Coagulum, Gob, Clew
Generic synonyms: Agglomeration
Derivative terms: Chunky, Lumpy



2. Verb. Put together indiscriminately. "Lump together all the applicants"
Exact synonyms: Lump
Generic synonyms: Accumulate, Amass, Collect, Compile, Hoard, Pile Up, Roll Up
Derivative terms: Lump

3. Noun. A substantial amount. "We won a chunk of money"

4. Verb. Group or chunk together in a certain order or place side by side.
Exact synonyms: Collocate, Lump
Generic synonyms: Group
Derivative terms: Chunking, Collocation, Lump, Lumper

Definition of Chunk

1. n. A short, thick piece of anything.

Definition of Chunk

1. Noun. A part of something that has been separated. ¹

2. Noun. A representative of a substance at large, often large and irregular. ¹

3. Noun. (computing) A discrete segment of a file, stream, etc. (especially one that represents audiovisual media); a block. ¹

4. Verb. To break into large pieces or chunks. ¹

5. Verb. (slang especially Southern US) To throw. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Chunk

1. to make a dull explosive sound [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chunk

chumped
chumpier
chumpiest
chumping
chumps
chumpy
chums
chumship
chumships
chunam
chunder
chundered
chundering
chunders
chunga
chunk (current term)
chunked
chunker
chunkers
chunkier
chunkiest
chunkily
chunkiness
chunking
chunklike
chunks
chunky
chunky monkey
chunky monkeys
chunnel

Literary usage of Chunk

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Early Western Travels, 1748-1846: A Series of Annotated Reprints of Some of by Reuben Gold Thwaites (1905)
"MAUCH chunk is a village of about 200 houses, in the deep and narrow Lehigh Valley. The houses form almost one row only, and a small street in the lateral ..."

2. Early Western Travels, 1748-1846: A Series of Annotated Reprints of Some of by Reuben Gold Thwaites (1905)
"MAUCH chunk is a village of about 200 houses, in the deep and narrow Lehigh Valley. The houses form almost one row only, and a small street in the lateral ..."

3. The Traveller's Guide Through the Middle and Northern States, and the by Gideon Miner Davison (1840)
"From Pottsville, a stage can bo taken to Mauch chunk, it the Lehigh coal mines, a distance of 32 miles in a northeasterly direction. ..."

4. History of the Lehigh Valley: Containing a Copious Selection of the Most by Mathew Schropp Henry (1860)
"MAUCH chunk, the seat of justice of Carbon County, was incorporated as a ... The town occupies a small area at the confluence of the Mauch chunk Creek and ..."

5. Garrett County by Maryland Geological Survey, Geological Survey (U.S.) (1902)
"The Mauch chunk formation consists of a series of thinly bedded green ... The Mauch chunk formation of Maryland is the tax- onomic equivalent of the upper ..."

6. Results of Primary Triangulation and Primary Traverse: Fiscal Year 1904-05 by Samuel Stinson Gannett (1905)
"It is overlain by a great thickness of Manch chunk red shale, and this in turn is overlain by the heavy conglomerates of the Pottsville formation. ..."

7. The History of the Great Riots: Being a Full and Authentic Account of the by James Dabney McCabe (1877)
"... forming itself some distance eastward from Mauch chunk, takes, under the name of the ' Second Mountain,' a southwesterly course to the Susquehanna river ..."

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