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blow chunks

slang To vomit, especially violently or in great amount. I felt like I was going to blow chunks from seasickness out on that boat.
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throw chunks

To vomit, especially violently or in great quantity. Everyone bought John so many drinks on his 21st birthday that he was throwing chunks before midnight. I felt like I was going to throw chunks from seasickness out on that boat.
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a chunk of change

A lot of money. I can't wait to file my taxes because I know I'm getting a chunk of change back this year. Wow, nice car! That must have cost a chunk of change!
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chunk of change

Fig. a lot of money. Tom's new sports car cost a real big chunk of change!
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chunk something

Rur. to throw something. The kids were out chunking rocks into the lake. Somebody chunked a snowball at me!

a chunk of change

AMERICAN, INFORMAL
A chunk of change is an amount of money, usually a large amount. $2.5 billion would be a fair chunk of change out of the state's health or education budget. Lately they've been making quite a chunk of change.
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blow ˈchunks

(American English, slang) vomit (= bring food from the stomach back out through the mouth): Harry is green — looks like he’s going to blow chunks.
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blow chunks

and blow chow and blow grits and blow lunch
tv. to vomit. She drank too much and left the room to blow chunks. Oh my God! She’s blowing grits on my sofa!
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chunk

1. in. to empty one’s stomach; to vomit. (Collegiate.) The cat chunked all over the carpet.
2. in. to do badly; to blunder. Sorry. I really chunked on that last deal.
3. n. a gun considered as a chunk of iron. (Underworld.) You carrying a chunk?
4. n. a fat or stout person. Billie’s getting to be such a chunk!

chunk someone

tv. to beat someone up. Maurice threatened to chunk me.
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Meyer and Bolosky [12] compared the de-duplication ratio of chunking algorithms implementing unlike average chunk sizes.
content material based totally or content defined chunking is the system of manufacturing bite from the huge data based on the materials.
A framework for analyzing and improving content-based chunking algorithms," Hewlett Packard Labs.
Since I was the designated chunking person, Bob gave me a few pointers: "You don't want to throw too many chunks, you want to throw a handful and then slow down.
As soon as we stopped and turned off the motors, we started chunking.
We were lightly chunking and that was enough to keep a nice school around us for the duration of my fight.
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In addition, Comparison Group C received a five minute imagery treatment prior to the immediate posttest The Control Group received neither a chunking technique nor a imagery treatment.
To assess the impact of chunking and imagery on Latin acquisition, immediate posttest means were compared using the ANOVA statistical procedure.
Pairwise comparisons revealed the following: 1) a significant difference was found in the mean achievement scores of students who received related chunking and students who received no treatment 2) a significant difference was found in the mean achievement of scores from students who received related chunking and imagery and those who received random chunking and students who received no treatment.
Important execution-time parameters, which determine the chunking strategy that works best, include granularity, scalability, and iteration-length variance.
The schedulers for the four chunking schemes make use of this primitive, described as follows.
The total execution costs for all benchmarks and all chunking schemes are displayed graphically in Figures 4 through 7.