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crump



Pronunciation: (krump, kroomp), [key]
v.t.
to crunch or make a crunching sound, as with the teeth.

v.i.
1. (of an artillery shell) to land and explode with a heavy, muffled sound.
2. to make a crunching sound, as in walking over snow, or as snow when trodden on.

n.
1. a crunching sound.
2. a large explosive shell or bomb.
3. Also called bump. Mining.a sudden ground movement in underground workings.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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