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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 bump /ˈbʌmp/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bump v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bumped p. pr. & vb. n. Bumping.]  To strike, as with or against anything large or solid; to thump; as, to bump the head against a wall.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bump, v. i. To come in violent contact with something; to thump. Bumping and jumping.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bump n.
 1. A thump; a heavy blow.
 2. A swelling or prominence, resulting from a bump or blow; a protuberance.
 It had upon its brow
 A bump as big as a young cockerel's stone.   --Shak.
 3. Phren. One of the protuberances on the cranium which are associated with distinct faculties or affections of the mind; as, the bump of “veneration;”  the bump of  “acquisitiveness.” [Colloq.]
 4. The act of striking the stern of the boat in advance with the prow of the boat following. [Eng.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bump, v. i.  To make a loud, heavy, or hollow noise, as the bittern; to boom.
    As a bittern bumps within a reed.   --Dryden.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bump, n. The noise made by the bittern.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a lump on the body caused by a blow
      2: something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from
         a form [syn: bulge, hump, gibbosity, gibbousness,
         jut, prominence, protuberance, protrusion, extrusion,
      3: an impact (as from a collision); "the bump threw him off the
         bicycle" [syn: blow]
      v 1: knock against with force or violence; "My car bumped into
           the tree" [syn: knock]
      2: come upon, as if by accident; meet with; "We find this idea
         in Plato"; "I happened upon the most wonderful bakery not
         very far from here"; "She chanced upon an interesting book
         in the bookstore the other day" [syn: find, happen, chance,
      3: dance erotically or dance with the pelvis thrust forward;
         "bump and grind"
      4: assign to a lower position; reduce in rank; "She was demoted
         because she always speaks up"; "He was broken down to
         Sargeant" [syn: demote, relegate, break, kick
         downstairs] [ant: promote]
      5: remove or force from a position of dwelling previously
         occupied; "The new employee dislodged her by moving into
         her office space" [syn: dislodge, displace]