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

 thump /ˈθʌmp/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Thump n.
 1. The sound made by the sudden fall or blow of a heavy body, as of a hammer, or the like.
    The distant forge's swinging thump profound.   --Wordsworth.
 With heavy thump, a lifeless lump,
 They dropped down, one by one.   --Coleridge.
 2. A blow or knock, as with something blunt or heavy; a heavy fall.
    The watchman gave so great a thump at my door, that I awaked at the knock.   --Tatler.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Thump, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Thumped p. pr. & vb. n. Thumping.] To strike or beat with something thick or heavy, or so as to cause a dull sound.
 These bastard Bretons; whom our hathers
 Have in their own land beaten, bobbed, and thumped.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Thump, v. i. To give a thump or thumps; to strike or fall with a heavy blow; to pound.
    A watchman at midnight thumps with his pole.   --Swift.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a heavy dull sound (as made by impact of heavy objects)
           [syn: thumping, clump, clunk, thud]
      2: a heavy blow with the hand
      v 1: move rhythmically; "Her heart was beating fast" [syn: beat,
      2: make a dull sound; "the knocker thudded against the front
         door" [syn: thud]
      3: hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument; "the
         salesman pounded the door knocker"; "a bible-thumping
         Southern Baptist" [syn: pound, poke]