Definitions for crunch

Definitions for (noun) crunch

Main entry: crunch, crush, compaction

Definition: the act of crushing

Main entry: crunch

Definition: the sound of something crunching

Usage: he heard the crunch of footsteps on the gravel path

Main entry: crunch

Definition: a critical situation that arises because of a shortage (as a shortage of time or money or resources)

Usage: an end-of-the year crunch; a financial crunch

Definitions for (verb) crunch

Main entry: bray, comminute, grind, crunch, mash

Definition: reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading

Usage: grind the spices in a mortar; mash the garlic

Main entry: crackle, crunch, scranch, scraunch

Definition: make a crushing noise

Usage: his shoes were crunching on the gravel

Main entry: munch, crunch

Definition: chew noisily

Usage: The children crunched the celery sticks

Main entry: grind, crunch, cranch, craunch

Definition: press or grind with a crushing noise

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