HyperDic: chunk

English > 4 senses of the word chunk:
NOUNgroupchunk, ball, clod, glob, lump, clumpa compact mass
quantitychunka substantial amount
VERBcontactchunk, lumpput together indiscriminately
cognitionchunk, collocate, lumpgroup or chunk together in a certain order or place side by side
chunk > pronunciation
Soundschah'ngk
Rhymesbunk ... trunk: 19 rhymes with ahngk...
English > chunk: 4 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningA compact mass.
Synonymsball, clod, glob, lump, clump
NarrowerclewA ball of yarn or cord or thread
clot, coagulumA lump of material formed from the content of a liquid / liquid
gobA lump of slimy stuff
BroaderagglomerationA jumbled collection or mass
Spanishbodoque, bola, bultito, bulto, pella, terrón, trozo
Catalanbocí, terròs, tros
Adjectiveschunkylike or containing small sticky lumps
Verbschunkgroup or chunk together in a certain order or place side by side
English > chunk: 4 senses > noun 2, quantity
MeaningA substantial amount.
Example"we won a chunk of money"
Broaderlarge indefinite quantity, large indefinite amountAn indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude
English > chunk: 4 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningPut together indiscriminately.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
Synonymlump
Broaderroll up, collect, accumulate, pile up, amass, compile, hoardGet or gather together
Spanishaglomerar, amontonar, apelotonar, reunir
Catalanamuntegar, apilotar
English > chunk: 4 senses > verb 2, cognition
Meaninggroup or chunk together in a certain order or place side by side.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymscollocate, lump
BroadergroupArrange into a group or groups
Spanishamontonar, mezclar
Catalanajuntar, apilonar
Nounschunka compact mass
chunking(psychology) the configuration of smaller units of information into large coordinated units

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