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chunk
  • n  a compact mass
  • n  a substantial amount
    we won a chunk of money
  • v  put together indiscriminately
  • v  group or chunk together in a certain order or place side by side
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chunking
  • n  (psychology) the configuration of smaller units of information into large coordinated units
  • v  put together indiscriminately
  • v  group or chunk together in a certain order or place side by side
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chunnel
  • n  the railroad tunnel between France and England under the English Channel
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church
  • n  one of the groups of Christians who have their own beliefs and forms of worship
  • n  a place for public (especially Christian) worship
    the church was empty
  • n  a service conducted in a house of worship
    don't be late for church
  • n  the body of people who attend or belong to a particular local church
    our church is hosting a picnic next week
  • v  perform a special church rite or service for
    church a woman after childbirth
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church bell
  • n  a bell in a church tower (usually sounded to summon people to church)
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church bench
  • n  long bench with backs; used in church by the congregation
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church building
  • n  a place for public (especially Christian) worship
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church calendar
  • n  a calendar of the Christian year indicating the dates of fasts and festivals
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church doctrine
  • n  the written body of teachings of a religious group that are generally accepted by that group
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church father
  • n  (Christianity) any of about 70 theologians in the period from the 2nd to the 7th century whose writing established and confirmed official church doctrine; in the Roman Catholic Church some were later declared saints and became Doctor of the Church; the best known Latin Church Fathers are Ambrose, Augustine, Gregory the Great, and Jerome; those who wrote in Greek include Athanasius, Basil, Gregory Nazianzen, and John Chrysostom
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church hat
  • n  a fanciful hat of the kind worn by Black women for Sunday worship
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church key
  • n  can opener that has a triangular pointed end that pierces the tops of cans
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church member
  • n  a religious person who goes to church regularly
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church mode
  • n  any of a system of modes used in Gregorian chants up until 1600; derived historically from the Greek mode
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church music
  • n  genre of music composed for performance as part of religious ceremonies
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church of christ scientist
  • n  Protestant denomination founded by Mary Baker Eddy in 1866
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church of england
  • n  the national church of England (and all other churches in other countries that share its beliefs); has its see in Canterbury and the sovereign as its temporal head
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