subchunk

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Etymology[edit]

sub- +‎ chunk

Noun[edit]

subchunk (plural subchunks)

  1. (computing) A chunk (block of data) forming part of a larger chunk.
    • 1996, Michael Morrison, Randy Weems, Windows 95 game developer's guide using the game SDK‎
      GetData goes down into the data subchunk as well, as can be seen in Listing 14.7.
    • 1999, Michael D Root, James R Boer, DirectX complete
      A LIST chunk is another parent chunk that may include several subchunks as well.