Word:

Bump

Pronunciation: bŭmp; 215
v. t.1.To strike, as with or against anything large or solid; to thump; as, to bump the head against a wall.
[imp. & p. p. Bumped (bŭmpt); p. pr. & vb. n. Bumping.]
v. i.1.To come in violent contact with something; to thump.
n.1.A thump; a heavy blow.
2.A swelling or prominence, resulting from a bump or blow; a protuberance.
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."
4.The act of striking the stern of the boat in advance with the prow of the boat following.
v. i.1.To make a loud, heavy, or hollow noise, as the bittern; to boom.
n.1.The noise made by the bittern.
Noun1.Bumpbump - a lump on the body caused by a blow
2.Bumpbump - something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from a form
3.bump - an impact (as from a collision); "the bump threw him off the bicycle"
Synonyms: blow
Verb1.bump - knock against with force or violence; "My car bumped into the tree"
Synonyms: knock
2.bump - 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"
3.bump - dance erotically or dance with the pelvis thrust forward; "bump and grind"
4.bump - assign to a lower position; reduce in rank; "She was demoted because she always speaks up"; "He was broken down to Sargeant"
5.bump - remove or force from a position of dwelling previously occupied; "The new employee dislodged her by moving into her office space"
Synonyms: dislodge, displace
bump - Increment. E.g. C's ++ operator. It is used especially of counter variables, pointers and index dummies in "for", "while", and "do-while" loops.
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