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chunk

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In neurology, informatics, and psychology, a single unit of memory. A chunk is typically a number, name, fact, or other discrete informational element.
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Analyses of some of the larger chunks reveal details about how the comet is falling apart.
Hot Briquetted Iron (HBI)--A form of direct-reduced iron (DRI) formed into the shape of bricks, chunks or ingots.
Both law firms and financial companies, the workhorse space takers in midtown, have seriously considered taking some of that, but Novoa said an entertainment/media company the firm is currently in talks with, could snatch up the entire chunk.
Rendering suet, the next step in making bird treats, is done by simply melting the fat chunks over slow heat until the fat liquefies and can be strained and separated from the now-crispy adipose tissue.
Hash-based solutions suffer from an inherent risk that the same hash might be assigned to two data chunks that are not in fact identical.
Again, the depth of the chunking doesn't matter and a collection of smaller chunks that cover more than 20 percent of the tread surface make the support roller unserviceable.
If each term is divided by 10 instead of 26, a sequence emerges in which each chunk of five terms ends in either a 5 or a 10, and the whole sequence repeats after 60 terms.
Scatter the chunks in the roast tray pour in the hot chicken/veg stock and cook for another 20 minutes until liquids have been absorbed.
Chunk cheese, or bars of cheese, account for nearly 30 percent of packaged cheese sales, totaling $6.
This giant chunk of rock and ice has gotten little respect since its discovery in 1930.
Like all of Scharffen Berger's chocolate products, Chocolate Chunks are made from cacao beans from the tropics of South America, Africa, and the Far East.
While most conventional granulators run at 300 to 500 rpm, several suppliers introduced single-shaft shredders that run at only 80 to 150 rpm for digesting big chunks like purgings.