He added that last year, crunch year, had not adhered to this pattern.
It took me just two bites to crunch and pop and slurp and swallow the whole thing, and I was crying as I did so.
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A steady stream of Audis and BMW 4X4s crunch across the gravel in search of a spot.
The French fries arrive soggy, the chicken having long since lost its crunch.
She was in the bathroom; then she began to crunch down; then she fell on her face like a board and struck her head on the floor.
Every minute I expected to see a streak of fire, or hear the crunch of an ax.
She heard the crunch of wheels, a low murmur of voices; beyond this, nothing more.
From outside came the crunch of moccasined feet on the frozen snow.
There was a crunch of breaking bone, and the white dog faced him on three legs.
1814, from craunch (1630s), probably of imitative origin. Related: Crunched; crunching. The noun is 1836, from the verb; the sense of "critical moment" was popularized 1939 by Winston Churchill, who had used it in his 1938 biography of Marlborough.
: : It's Crunch Time in the Havens
3. The hash character. Used at XEROX and CMU, among other places.
4. To squeeze program source to the minimum size that will still compile or execute. The term came from a BBC Microcomputer program that crunched BBC BASIC source in order to make it run more quickly (apart from storing keywords as byte codes, the language was wholly interpreted, so the number of characters mattered). Obfuscated C Contest entries are often crunched; see the first example under that entry.