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Synonyms for clump

Synonyms for clump

an irregularly shaped mass of indefinite size

a number of individuals making up or considered a unit

to move heavily

to make a dull sound by or as if by striking a surface with a heavy object

Synonyms for clump

a grouping of a number of similar things

a heavy dull sound (as made by impact of heavy objects)

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make or move along with a sound as of a horse's hooves striking the ground

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walk clumsily

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gather or cause to gather into a cluster

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"The true nature of the clump is still not clear," says Takashi Tsukagoshi at the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan and the lead author of the research paper.
If you need more plants quickly, take a clump and break it down into smaller pieces, each with the stump of an old flowering stem, new shoots and new roots.
Astronomers have taken a behind-the-scenes look at a set of dense gas clumps, catching a quadruple star system in the fleeting act of formation.
If the red blood cells clump together, it shows that the two samples of blood are of incompatible types.
It is hugely satisfying to lift an enormous clump and see it, through your own efforts, broken down into chunks – something seemingly destructive that is positive.
With a big clump - and most are - plunge a border fork vertically into the centre and another one of similar size in behind it so the two are back to back.
With new CoverGirl Clump Crusher Volumizing Mascara, you get super-volumized, beautifully defined lashes without the clumps.
In each sample plot, altitude from sea level, dominant slope, dominant aspect, land form including crest, valley and range (table 1), species, the number of sprout clump (altitude of highest sprout clump), big and small diameters of sprout clump's crown (to calculate crown surface of sprout clump) and sprout clumps section surface (using collar diameter of sprouts existing in sprout clump with 2.5 cm diameter counting limit) were recorded in demographic form.
After 3 years of testing my husband's blood for low platelets, doctors discovered that chemicals in the purple blood collecting tube made my husband's platelets clump together.
Comparison of pre-vortex and post-vortex automatic complete blood count (CBC) and histogram in addition to examination pre-vortex and post-vortex smears will help to determine if there is platelet clump disaggregation and if there is vortex-induced red-blood-cell (RBC) fragmentation.
1 : a group of things clustered together <a clump of bushes>
Once confined to a clump at the far edge of the yard and valued only for fishing poles, bamboo is beginning to find its place in the southern garden.
The critical point at which a product will cake or clump is product-specific.
We consider a component of the word statistics known as clump; starting from a finite set of words, clumps are maximal overlapping sets of these occurrences.