Munch



[muhnch] /mʌntʃ/

verb (used with object)
1.
to chew with steady or vigorous working of the jaws, often audibly.
verb (used without object)
2.
to chew steadily or vigorously, often audibly.
noun
3.
Informal. a snack.
Verb phrases
4.
munch out, Slang. to snack especially extensively or frequently.
[moo ngk] /mʊŋk/
noun
1.
Edvard
[ed-vahrd] /ˈɛd vɑrd/ (Show IPA), 1863–1944, Norwegian painter and graphic artist.
[mynsh] /münʃ/
noun
1.
Charles, 1891–1968, French conductor in the U.S.
/mʌntʃ/
verb
1.
to chew (food) steadily, esp with a crunching noise
/mʊŋk/
noun
1.
Edvard (ˈɛdvard). 1863–1944, Norwegian painter and engraver, whose works, often on the theme of death, include The Scream (1893); a major influence on the expressionists, esp on die Brücke
v.

late 14c., mocchen, imitative (cf. crunch), or perhaps from Old French mangier “to eat, bite,” from Latin manducare “to chew.” Related: Munched; munching.

To transform information in a serial fashion, often requiring large amounts of computation. To trace down a data structure. Related to crunch and nearly synonymous with grovel, but connotes less pain.
Often confused with mung.
[Jargon File]
(1995-01-10)

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