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Definition of "chunking" [chunking]

  • A strategy for making more efficient use of short-term memory by recoding information. (noun)
  • A method of presenting information which splits concepts into small pieces or "chunks" of information to make reading and understanding faster and easier, using such methods as bulleted lists, short subheadings, or short sentences with one or two ideas per sentence. (noun)
  • The process of reducing something to short, thick pieces of its former self, usually using a hammer or a crowbar. (noun)
  • Present participle of chunk. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "chunking" in a sentence
  • "If students have developed some proficiency with phonemes, they can begin chunking unfamiliar words."
  • "This strategy - a long-time practice sometimes called "chunking" - allows underwriters to place "chunks" of shares with the investors who will pay the most."
  • "The key to responding to overwhelm is a process called chunking down which is breaking down your "everything" into small, manageable parts."
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