crumb

  • 1 CRUMB (R.) — CRUMB ROBERT (1943 ) La quasi totalité de la bande dessinée américaine obéit à des impératifs commerciaux qui ne laissent aux auteurs qu’une marge de manœuvre très réduite, mais il existe, en dehors des éditeurs et diffuseurs traditionnels, une… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 Crumb — may refer to: Crumb (film), 1994 documentary Crumb, the component of bread inside the crust CRUMB – Curatorial Resource for Upstart Media Bliss, a research institute Crumb (surname) Crumb (computing), a name value pair in an HTTP cookie, not to… …

    Wikipedia

  • 3 Crumb — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: George Crumb (* 1929), US amerikanischer Komponist Robert Crumb (* 1943), Künstler, Illustrator und Comic Künstler Crumb steht außerdem für: Crumb (Band) Crumb (Film), 1994, Regie: Terry Zwigoff eine sehr… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 4 Crumb — (kr[u^]m), n. [AS. cruma, akin to D. kruim, G. krume; cf. G. krauen to scratch, claw.] [Written also {crum}.] 1. A small fragment or piece; especially, a small piece of bread or other food, broken or cut off. [1913 Webster] Desiring to be fed… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Crumb — Crumb, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Crumbed} (kr[u^]md); p. pr. & vb. n. {Crumbing} (kr[u^]m [i^]ng).] To break into crumbs or small pieces with the fingers; as, to crumb bread. [Written also {crum}.] [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 crumb — [krʌm] n [: Old English; Origin: cruma] 1.) a very small piece of dry food, especially bread or cake ▪ She stood up to brush the crumbs off her uniform. ▪ Coat with bread crumbs and bake. 2.) a very small amount of something crumb of… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 7 crumb — [ krʌm ] noun count 1. ) usually plural a very small piece that falls off a dry food such as bread or cake: He brushed the crumbs from his jacket. a ) usually singular INFORMAL a very small amount of food: She hasn t touched a single crumb of her …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 8 crumb — O.E. cruma crumb, fragment, from a W.Gmc. root of obscure origin (Cf. M.Du. crume, Du. kruim, Ger. krume). The b appeared mid 15c., in part by analogy with words like dumb, in part from CRUMBLE (Cf. crumble). Slang meaning lousy person is 1918,… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 crumb|y — «KRUHM ee», adjective, crumb|i|er, crumb|i|est. 1. full of crumbs. 2. soft like the inside part of bread. 3. Informal …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 10 Crumb —   [krʌm],    1) George Henry, amerikanischer Komponist, * Charleston (West Virginia) 24. 10. 1929; studierte u. a. bei B. Blacher und wurde 1965 Dozent an der University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. In seine stark von der Klangfarbe… …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 11 crumb — crumb·i·ness; crumb; …

    English syllables

  • 12 crumb — [krum] n. [ME crome < OE cruma, lit., scraping from bread crust, akin to Ger krume < IE * gr eu, to scratch, scrape (> Ger krauen, to scratch) < base * ger , to turn, twist] 1. a very small piece broken off something; small particle… …

    English World dictionary

  • 13 crumb — index iota Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 14 crumb — [n] tiny bit, morsel atom, dab, dash, dram, drop, grain, iota, jot, mite, ounce, particle, pinch, scrap, seed, shred, sliver, smidgen, snippet, soupçon, speck; concept 831 …

    New thesaurus

  • 15 crumb — ► NOUN 1) a small fragment of bread, cake, or biscuit. 2) the soft inner part of a loaf of bread. 3) informal, chiefly N. Amer. an objectionable or contemptible person. ► VERB ▪ cover (food) with breadcrumbs. ORIGIN Old English …

    English terms dictionary

  • 16 crumb — UK [krʌm] / US noun [countable] Word forms crumb : singular crumb plural crumbs [usually plural] a very small piece that falls off a dry food such as bread or cake He brushed the crumbs from his jacket. a) [usually singular] informal a very small …

    English dictionary

  • 17 crumb — I. noun Etymology: Middle English crumme, from Old English cruma; akin to Middle High German krume crumb Date: before 12th century 1. a. a small fragment especially of something baked (as bread) b. a porous aggregate of soil particles 2. bit < a… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 18 Crumb — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. George Crumb est un compositeur américain de musique contemporaine. Robert Crumb est un auteur de bande dessinée underground américain. Crumb est un film… …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 19 Crumb — Recorded in a number of spelling forms including Crum, Crumb, Crome, Croom, Croome, and the diminutives Cromett and Crommett, this is an English medieval surname. It has at least three possible origins. The first being a metonymic occupational… …

    Surnames reference

  • 20 crumb — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ biscuit (esp. BrE), bread (usually breadcrumbs), cake, cookie (AmE), cracker, food VERB + CRUMB ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary


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