edvard munch

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munch (mʌntʃ)
 
vb
to chew (food) steadily, esp with a crunching noise
 
[C14 monche, of imitative origin; compare crunch]
 
'muncher
 
n

Munch (mʊŋk)
 
n
Edvard (ˈɛdvard). 1863--1944, Norwegian painter and engraver, whose works, often on the theme of death, include The Scream (1893); a major influence on the expressionists, esp on die Brücke

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munch
late 14c., mocchen, imitative (cf. crunch), or perhaps from O.Fr. mangier, from L. manducare "to chew." Related: Munched; munching. Munchies "food or snack" is first attested 1959; sense of "craving for food after smoking marijuana" is first attested 1971.
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munch

vt. [often confused with mung, q.v.] To transform information in a serial fashion, often requiring large amounts of computation. To trace down a data structure. Related to crunch and nearly synonymous with grovel, but connotes less pain.
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