verb (used with object)
to crunch or make a crunching sound
, as with the teeth.
verb (used without object)
(of an artillery shell) to land and explode with a heavy, muffled sound.
to make a crunching sound, as in walking over snow, or as snow when trodden on.
a large explosive shell or bomb.
6. Also called bump. Mining.
a sudden ground movement
in underground workings.