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Synonyms for bump

Synonyms for bump

to come together or come up against with force


to proceed with sudden, abrupt movements


to lower in rank or grade

bump into: to find or meet by chance

bump off: to take the life of (a person or persons) unlawfully

violent forcible contact between two or more things

an unevenness or elevation on a surface

a small raised area of skin resulting from a light blow or an insect sting, for example

Synonyms for bump

a lump on the body caused by a blow

come upon, as if by accident

dance erotically or dance with the pelvis thrust forward

remove or force from a position of dwelling previously occupied


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The country is filled with random bumps, cracks, holes, patched roads and poor urban planning.
The researchers conclude that an increase in pain over speed bumps is associated with an increased likelihood of acute appendicitis.
The same applies from Skelton to Nunthorpe and Middlesbrough Golf Club - not a speed bump to be seen, only a "light up" speed sign going out of Nunthorpe.
The bump locations need to be entered into the design.
However, after a three-month monitoring project by Neath Port Talbot Council, it was decided that the bumps were having their desired effect - reducing the speed of passing motorists.
Their 1,800-square-foot living space and the remainder of that floor will be transformed into six separate loft apartments, which Bumps will rent.
Speed bumps can also cause structural damage - as the impact of vehicles going over the bump sends shockwaves through the ground.
Transcalm spokesman Steven Tyler said: "There are several councils looking at placing orders for the bump.
Bumps for Boomers is clearly appealing to CEOs who spend part of every winter on skis in Aspen, people like John Beinecke, a director of Antaeus Enterprises, a private investment company in New York.
Second, layout designers quickly learn to relax the spacing between PCI Express signal lines so that bumps can be easily added intermittently without impacting the fan-out of the overall PCI Express bus.
As fog wafts by, tiny water droplets gather on the top of a bump, merging into a drop big enough for the wind to nudge off the bump's summit.
Pimentel suffered various bumps and bruises but was otherwise uninjured, officials said.
The NSX Series is a flexible solution for 100% inspection of gold bumps, solder bumps both pre- and post-reflow, Under Bump Metal (UBM), in addition to active die area of whole wafers, sawn wafers on film frames and discrete die.
It collects all the measurements of defective bumps and can archive the bump images for side-by-side review in a browser with the wafer maps, bump measurement data and the automated defect classifications.
And, What kind of thinking woman would I be if I did not eventually wear these bumps myself?