the sound of something crunching
"he heard the crunch of footsteps on the gravel path"
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"
crush, crunch, compaction(verb)
the act of crushing
crunch, scranch, scraunch, crackle(verb)
make a crushing noise
"his shoes were crunching on the gravel"
crunch, cranch, craunch, grind(verb)
press or grind with a crushing noise
"The children crunched the celery sticks"
grind, mash, crunch, bray, comminute(verb)
reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading
"grind the spices in a mortar"; "mash the garlic"
flirt, craunch, crackle, dig, travail, squelch, cranch, dally, labour, coquet, chat up, romance, comminute, crush, coquette, scraunch, butterfly, scranch, squeeze, munch, grind, grate, toil, bray, labor, hee-haw, mash, squash, moil, philander, drudge
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How to use crunch in a sentence?
Approximately 500-600 pistols that were deemed unserviceable can be demilitarized in a day using Captain Crunch.
It is undeniable that vaping companies are deliberately using flavors like bubblegum, Captain Crunch and cotton candy to get young people hooked on e-cigarettes - it's a public health crisis and it ends today.
I really believe that the traditional, antiquated crunch has seen better days, and it’s time to make a change.
We are delighted to have treated our fans to such a splendid win against the defending European champions, i want to thank the supporters for lifting us at crunch time. The players also showed great character when the match seemed to be slipping away from us and in the end it was a morale-boosting performance.
In Ukraine we could see a path forward for the country. They just needed some financial engineering to get though a liquidity crunch, venezuela is about solvency.
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- критичен момент, хрускане, хрускамBulgarian
- Krise, knirschenGerman
- ronzar, crujirSpanish
- ratista, rouske, ratina, narskua, murskata, rouskuttaaFinnish
- spiaccicarsi, masticare, sgranocchiare, scricchiolareItalian
- хрустеть, хрустRussian
- chrúmať, pučiťSlovak
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