parts of a motor vehicle, at the front and the rear, that are designed to crumple in a collision, thereby absorbing the impact
[kruhnch] /krʌntʃ/ verb (used with object) 1. to crush with the teeth; chew with a crushing noise. 2. to crush or grind noisily. 3. to tighten or squeeze financially: The administration’s policy seems to crunch the economy in order to combat inflation. verb (used without object) 4. to chew with a crushing sound. 5. to […]
- Cruncha cruncha cruncha
jargon /kruhn’ch* kruhn’ch* kruhn’ch*/ An encouragement sometimes muttered to a machine bogged down in a serious grovel. Also describes a notional sound made by grovelling hardware. See grind (sense 3). (2003-06-02)
[kruhn-cher] /ˈkrʌn tʃər/ noun 1. a person or thing that . 2. Informal. a decisive blow, argument, event, or the like. noun a computer used for complex numerical calculations or data processing Related Terms number cruncher
- Cruciate muscle
cruciate muscle n. A muscle in which the bundles of muscle fibers cross in an x-shaped configuration.