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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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Some people with time to spare volunteer to be bumped.
Under Ontario's Environmental Assessment (EA) Act, it is possible to have a timber-class environmental assessment--required for all Crown timber land--"bumped up" from a class EA to a more thorough individual EA.
Figure 3 shows a die that has been "bumped." If subjected to a sideways shear force, these 4 mil diameter bumps can typically withstand up to 50 grams of force before the bond fails.
(NASDAQ:EGLS), Santa Clara, Calif., a leading supplier of essential process management tools for the semiconductor industry, has introduced QuickLook, a process visualization workstation for analyses of bumped wafer inspection data and images from QuickSilver Bump Inspection Systems on the production floor.
Down the street, Bumpelina bumped the side of a big, white house.