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Meaning of crunch

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: the sound of something crunching; "he heard the crunch of
           footsteps on the gravel path"
      2: a critical situation that arises because of a shortage (as a
         shortage of time or money or resources); "an end-of-the year
         crunch"; "a financial crunch"
      3: the act of crushing [syn: {crush}, {crunch}, {compaction}]
      v 1: make a crushing noise; "his shoes were crunching on the
           gravel" [syn: {crunch}, {scranch}, {scraunch}, {crackle}]
      2: press or grind with a crushing noise [syn: {crunch},
         {cranch}, {craunch}, {grind}]
      3: chew noisily; "The children crunched the celery sticks" [syn:
         {crunch}, {munch}]
      4: reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading;
         "grind the spices in a mortar"; "mash the garlic" [syn:
         {grind}, {mash}, {crunch}, {bray}, {comminute}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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