Chunk vs Cutting - What's the difference?

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Chunk is a related term of cutting.

As nouns the difference between chunk and cutting

is that chunk is a part of something that has been separated while cutting is (countable|uncountable) the action of the verb to cut .

As verbs the difference between chunk and cutting

is that chunk is to break into large pieces or chunks while cutting is .

As an adjective cutting is

(not comparable) that is used for cutting.



(wikipedia chunk)


(en noun)
  • A part of something that has been separated.
  • The statue broke into chunks .
  • *
  • A representative of a substance at large, often large and irregular.
  • A chunk of granite .
  • (computing) A discrete segment of a file, stream, etc. (especially one that represents audiovisual media); a block.
  • * 1994 , Paul J Perry, Multimedia developer's guide
  • The first DWORD of a chunk data in the RIFF chunk is a four character code value identifying the form type of the file.

    See also

    * piece * bit * lump * chuck * hunk


    (en verb)
  • To break into large pieces or chunks.
  • (slang, chiefly, Southern US) To throw.
  • cutting



  • Noun

  • (countable, uncountable) The action of the verb to cut .
  • How many different cuttings can this movie undergo?
  • (countable) A section removed from the larger whole.
  • (countable) A newspaper clipping.
  • (countable) A leaf, stem, branch, or root removed from a plant and cultivated to grow a new plant.
  • (countable) An abridged selection of written work, often intended for performance.
  • The actor had to make his ''cutting'' shorter to fit the audition time.
  • (uncountable) The editing of film or other recordings.
  • (uncountable) Self-harm; the act of cutting one's own skin.
  • (countable) A narrow passage, dug for a road, railway or canal to go through.
  • *1876 , , Journey by Train :
  • *:WE flash across the level.
  • *:We thunder thro' the bridges.
  • *:We bicker down the cuttings .
  • *:We sway along the ridges.
  • Synonyms

    * (narrow passage for a transportation route) cut


    (en adjective)
  • (not comparable) That is used for cutting.
  • I need some sort of cutting utensil to get through this shrink wrap.
  • Of remarks, criticism, etc., potentially hurtful.
  • The director gave the auditioning actors cutting criticism.