Definitions and translations for "crunch"

Definition of crunch

Pronunciation
Verb
1. To crush something, especially food, with a noisy crackling sound.
When I came home, Susan was watching TV with her feet up on the couch, crunching a piece of celery.
2. To be crushed with a noisy crackling sound.
Beetles crunched beneath the men's heavy boots as they worked.
3. To calculate or otherwise process (e.g. to crunch numbers: to perform mathematical calculations).
That metadata makes it much easier for the search engine to crunch the data for queries.
4. To grind or press with violence and noise.
5. To emit a grinding or crunching noise.
6. To compress (data) using a particular algorithm, so that it can be restored by decrunching.
Noun
7. A noisy crackling sound; the sound usually associated with crunching.
8. A critical moment or event.
9. A form of abdominal exercise, based on a sit-up but in which the lower back remains in contact with the floor.
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English - English - crunch

Pronunciation
n. chewing with the teeth; sound made by crunching; pressured situation
v. munch, chew with the teeth; crush

English - Spanish - crunch

Pronunciation
s. masticación
v. triturar, machacar; masticar ruidosamente, crujir, curruscar, roznar

English - French - crunch

Pronunciation
n. mastication, craquement
v. mâcher, mastiquer; écraser, broyer

English - German - crunch

Pronunciation
n. Knirschen
v. zermalmen, zerquetschen

English - Indonesian - crunch

Pronunciation
n. gersik, kernyau, kegentingan
v. mengerkah, memijak dgn keras, berjalan dgn menimbulkan bunyi berderak

English - Italian - crunch

Pronunciation
s. lo sgranocchiare; scricchiolio; (fig) crisi
v. sgranocchiare, masticare rumorosamente; far scricchiolare

English - Polish - crunch

Pronunciation
n. chrupnięcie, skrzyp, chrzęst
v. schrupać, chrupać, skrzypieć, chrzęścić, trzeszczeć, skrzypnąć

English - Portuguese - crunch

Pronunciation
s. o ato de mastigar
v. mastigar; triturar

English - Romanian - crunch

Pronunciation
n. ronţăit, scârţâit, sfărâmare, zdrobire
v. roade, ronţăi, crănţăi, scârţâi, sfărâma, face: îşi face drum zdrobind cu piciorul, zdrobi

English - Russian - crunch

Pronunciation
с. хруст, скрип, треск
г. грызть, хрустеть, скрипеть

English - Turkish - crunch

Pronunciation
f. çıtırdamak, kıtır kıtır yemek; hışırdamak; çiğnemek, ezmek
i. çatırtı, hışırtı, çıtırtı; çıkmaz, zor durum

English - Ukrainian - crunch

Pronunciation
n. хрускіт, тріск, скрип
v. хрустіти, хрумкати, гризти, захрумкати, розгризати

English - Dutch - crunch

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zn. knarsend geluid, geknerp, geknars
ww. (doen) knerpen, knauwen (op)

English - Greek - crunch

Pronunciation
ουσ. τραγάνισμα
ρήμ. τρίζω, τραγανίζω

English - Arabic - crunch

Pronunciation
‏مضغ، سحق‏
‏طحن بأسنانه، سحق بجلبة، مضغ بصوت عال، إنسحق بجلبة‏

English - Chinese - crunch

Pronunciation
(名) 咬碎; 扎扎地踏; 咬碎声
(动) 嘎吱作响地咬嚼; 嘎扎嘎扎地碾过; 嘎吱作响地咀嚼; 嘎扎嘎扎地碾过

English - Chinese - crunch

Pronunciation
(名) 咬碎; 紮紮地踏; 咬碎聲
(動) 嘎吱作響地咬嚼; 嘎紮嘎紮地碾過; 嘎吱作響地咀嚼; 嘎紮嘎紮地碾過

English - Hindi - crunch

Pronunciation
n. खुर

English - Japanese - crunch

Pronunciation
(動) ガリガリかむ; ザクザクと踏む
(名) ガリガリかむこと; ザクザク踏むこと; 危機

English - Korean - crunch

Pronunciation
명. 이빨로 아삭아삭 깨물기; 아삭아삭 깨무는 소리; 곤란, 곤경
동. 오독오독 깨물다, 아삭아삭 깨물다; 밟아 뭉개다, 눌러 부수다

English - Vietnamese - crunch

Pronunciation
v. nhai rạo rạo, nghiền đá, kêu lạo xạo, kêu rắc rắc
a. nhai lạo ngạo, tiếng nghiền rắc rắc, lạo xạo
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Synonyms for crunch
pulverise: pulverize, grind, crush, break, mush, crumble, pulp, disintegrate
Verb forms for crunch
Present participle: crunching
Present: crunch (3.person: crunches)
Past: crunched
Future: will crunch
Present conditional: would crunch
Present Perfect: have crunched (3.person: has crunched)
Past Perfect: had crunched
Future Perfect: will have crunched
Past conditional: would have crunched