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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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A controversial speed bump in Callander was knocked loose this week as calls to get rid of it mounted.
I think if the bumps were lower them then drivers might be forced to slow down more."
The study was conducted by ChannelMum.com, whose founder Siobhan Freegard said: "Choosing a bump nickname is a modern rite of passage where the child really starts to feel like an individual person.
Christopher Byrne, a certified physician assistant with Advanced Dermatology PC in New York, says if you have recurring bumps, it's important to see a dermatologist.
Simulation model was used to study effect of driveline system such as axle shaft and propeller shaft stiffness on double bump. In few cases such as north-south gearbox layout and mechanical shift linkage where double bump is inevitable, masking double bump is the only solution.
"Speed bumps can lead to increased air pollution, they can also create a lot of noise as cars go over them, which can be a real nuisance to nearby homes; and they can damage cars and other vehicles.
June Connell: "If I had my way I'd remove all speed bumps."
Razor bumps, which sometimes appear after shaving, are ingrown hairs that curl back on themselves and grow into the skin.
Last year, another study published in the Journal of Hospital Infection found that the fist bump is a healthier alternative to the handshake within health care settings.
LIFESTYLES NOW OFFERS ITS LATEST INNOVATION to the studded condom, the Fun Bumps condom.
-- Ansell Healthcare, makers of LifeStyles condoms, has debuted the Fun Bumps condom.
No, they're not adorned with beads, but punctuated instead with all kinds of makeshift speed bumps: horizontal, vertical, short, tall, fat, skinny--bumps that satisfy all tastes.
Speed bumps installed on Minda Drive since Tucker Bowman was nearly killed have reduced - but not eliminated - speeding on the street, residents say.