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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 crunch /ˈkrʌnʧ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Crunch v. i. [imp. & p. p. Crunched p. pr. & vb. n. Crunching.]
 1. To chew with force and noise; to craunch.
    And their white tusks crunched o'er the whiter skull.   --Byron.
 2. To grind or press with violence and noise.
    The ship crunched through the ice.   --Kane.
 3. To emit a grinding or craunching noise.
    The crunching and ratting of the loose stones.   --H. James.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Crunch, v. t. To crush with the teeth; to chew with a grinding noise; to craunch; as, to crunch a biscuit.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the sound of something crunching; "he heard the crunch of
           footsteps on the gravel path"
      2: 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"
      3: the act of crushing [syn: crush, compaction]
      v 1: make crunching noises; "his shoes were crunching on the
           gravel" [syn: scranch, scraunch, crackle]
      2: press or grind with a crunching noise [syn: cranch, craunch,
      3: chew noisily; "The children crunched the celery sticks"
         [syn: munch]
      4: reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading;
         "grind the spices in a mortar"; "mash the garlic" [syn: grind,
          mash, bray, comminute]