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Chunk vs. Chink

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Wikipedia
  • Chunk (noun)

    A part of something that has been separated.

    "The statue broke into chunks."

  • Chunk (noun)

    A representative portion of a substance, often large and irregular.

    "a chunk of granite"

  • Chunk (noun)

    A sequence of two or more words that occur in language with high frequency but are not idiomatic; a bundle or cluster.

    "examples of chunks would include "in accordance with", "the results of", and "so far""

  • Chunk (noun)

    A discrete segment of a file, stream, etc. (especially one that represents audiovisual media); a block.

  • Chunk (noun)

    A segment of a comedian's performance

  • Chunk (verb)

    To break into large pieces or chunks.

  • Chunk (verb)

    To break down (language, etc.) into conceptual chunks of manageable size.

  • Chunk (verb)

    To throw.

  • Chink (noun)

    A narrow opening such as a fissure or crack.

  • Chink (noun)

    A chip or dent (in something metallic).

  • Chink (noun)

    A vulnerability or flaw in a protection system or in any otherwise formidable system.

  • Chink (noun)

    A slight sound as of metal objects touching each other; a clink.

  • Chink (noun)

    Ready money, especially in the form of coins.

  • Chink (verb)

    To fill an opening such as the space between logs in a log house with chinking; to caulk.

    "to chink a wall"

  • Chink (verb)

    To crack; to open.

  • Chink (verb)

    To cause to open in cracks or fissures.

  • Chink (verb)

    To make a slight sound like that of metal objects touching.

    "The coins were chinking in his pocket."

  • Chink (verb)

    To cause to make a sharp metallic sound, as coins, small pieces of metal, etc., by bringing them into collision with each other.

Wiktionary
  • Chunk (noun)

    A short, thick piece of anything.

  • Chink (noun)

    A small cleft, rent, or fissure, of greater length than breadth; a gap or crack; as, the chinks of a wall.

  • Chink (noun)

    a chinaman; a chinese person; - disparaging and offensive.

  • Chink (noun)

    A short, sharp sound, as of metal struck with a slight degree of violence.

  • Chink (noun)

    Money; cash.

  • Chink (verb)

    To crack; to open.

  • Chink (verb)

    To make a slight, sharp, metallic sound, as by the collision of little pieces of money, or other small sonorous bodies.

  • Chink

    To cause to open in cracks or fissures.

  • Chink

    To fill up the chinks of; as, to chink a wall.

  • Chink

    To cause to make a sharp metallic sound, as coins, small pieces of metal, etc., by bringing them into collision with each other.

Webster Dictionary
  • Chunk (noun)

    a compact mass;

    "a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder"

  • Chunk (verb)

    put together indiscriminately;

    "lump together all the applicants"

  • Chunk (verb)

    group or chunk together in a certain order or place side by side

  • Chink (noun)

    offensive terms for a person of Chinese descent

  • Chink (noun)

    a narrow opening as e.g. between planks in a wall

  • Chink (noun)

    a short light metallic sound

  • Chink (verb)

    make or emit a high sound;

    "tinkling bells"

  • Chink (verb)

    fill the chinks of, as with caulking

  • Chink (verb)

    make cracks or chinks in;

    "The heat checked the paint"

Princeton's WordNet

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