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Clump Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    clump n
  1. a grouping of a number of similar things; "a bunch of trees"; "a cluster of admirers" [syn: bunch, cluster, clustering]
  2. a compact mass; "a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder" [syn: ball, clod, glob, lump, chunk]
  3. a heavy dull sound (as made by impact of heavy objects) [syn: thump, thumping, clunk, thud] v
  4. make or move along with a sound as of a horse's hooves striking the ground [syn: clop, clunk, plunk]
  5. come together as in a cluster or flock; "The poets constellate in this town every summer" [syn: cluster, constellate, flock]
  6. walk clumsily [syn: clomp]
  7. gather or cause to gather into a cluster; "She bunched her fingers into a fist"; "The students bunched up at the registration desk" [syn: bunch, bunch up, bundle, cluster]
Clump Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Clump \Clump\ (kl[u^]mp), n. [Cf. D. klomp lump, G. klump, klumpen, Dan. klump, Sw. klump; perh. akin to L. globus, E. globe. Cf. Club.]
  1. An unshaped piece or mass of wood or other substance.
  2. A cluster; a group; a thicket. A clump of shrubby trees. --Hawthorne.
  3. The compressed clay of coal strata. --Brande & C.
Clump Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Clump \Clump\, v. t. To arrange in a clump or clumps; to cluster; to group.

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  • Wittenham Clumps: Wittenham Clumps is the commonly used name for a set of small hills in the flat Thames Valley , in the civil parish of Little Wittenham ...
  • Red clump: The red clump is a feature in the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram of star s. The red clump is considered the metal -rich counterpart to the ...
  • Nile Clumps: The Nile Clumps are a series of tree clumps near Amesbury on Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire , England , purportedly planted to commemorate ...
  • Tutts Clump: Tutts Clump is a small village in the civil parish of Bradfield in the English county of Berkshire (51° 26' 11" N , 1° 09' 25" W). It ...
  • Juno clump: The Juno clump is a probable asteroid family in the vicinity of 3 Juno . Image:Juno clump. png | Location and structure of the Juno clump. ...
  • Clump Point: Clump Point in Mission Beach , Queensland , Australia is the main departure and arrival point for the Dunk Island Ferry and is also a ...
  • Peanut clump virus: Peanut clump virus (IPCV) is a plant pathogenic virus . External links : http://phene. cpmc. columbia. edu/ICTVdB/ Peanut clump virus ...
  • Old Clump Mountain: Old Clump Mountain is a summit in the Catskills in the towns of Stamford and Roxbury in Delaware County, New York . Its latitude and ...

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