noun. (psychology) the configuration of smaller units of information into large coordinated units.
Example sentences of the word chunking
1. Noun, singular or mass
The theory behind chunking is that you can store more information in your short-term memory by bundling or "chunking" several items into a single group or category.
2. Verb, gerund or present participle
Sawing or chunking up the food is not proper etiquette.