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

 lump /ˈlʌmp/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 lump /ˈləmp/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lump n.
 1. A small mass of matter of irregular shape; an irregular or shapeless mass; as, a lump of coal; a lump of iron ore.  A lump of cheese.” --Piers Plowman. This lump of clay.”
 2. A mass or aggregation of things.
 3. Firearms A projection beneath the breech end of a gun barrel.
 In the lump, In a lump, the whole together; in gross.
    They may buy them in the lump.   --Addison.
 -- Lump coal, coal in large lumps; -- the largest size brought from the mine.
 Lump sum, (a) a gross sum without a specification of items; as, to award a lump sum in satisfaction of all claims and damages. (b) a single sum paid once in satisfaction of a claim, as contrasted with the alternate choice of several payments over a period of time; -- sometimes allowed, e.g., as an alternative to periodical pension payments for a lifetime.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lump, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Lumped p. pr. & vb. n. Lumping.]
 1. To throw into a mass; to unite in a body or sum without distinction of particulars.
    The expenses ought to be lumped together.   --Ayliffe.
 2. To take in the gross; to speak of collectively.
    Not forgetting all others, . . . whom for brevity, but out of no resentment to you, I lump all together.   --Sterne.
 3. To get along with as one can, although displeased; as, if he doesn't like it, he can lump it. [Low]
 2. Zool. The European eelpout; -- called also lumper.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a large piece of something without definite shape; "a hunk
           of bread"; "a lump of coal" [syn: hunk]
      2: a compact mass; "a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder"
         [syn: ball, clod, glob, clump, chunk]
      3: abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement [syn: swelling,
      4: an awkward stupid person [syn: lout, clod, stumblebum,
          goon, oaf, lubber, lummox, gawk]
      v 1: put together indiscriminately; "lump together all the
           applicants" [syn: chunk]
      2: group or chunk together in a certain order or place side by
         side [syn: collocate, chunk]