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Meaning of CLUMP

Pronunciation:  klump

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a heavy dull sound (as made by impact of heavy objects)
  2. [n]  a grouping of a number of similar things; "a bunch of trees"; "a cluster of admirers"
  3. [n]  a compact mass; "a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder"
  4. [v]  gather or cause to gather into a cluster; "She bunched her fingers into a fist"; "The students bunched up at the registration desk"
  5. [v]  walk clumsily
  6. [v]  come together as in a cluster or flock; "The poets constellate in this town every summer"
  7. [v]  make or move along with a sound as of a horse's hooves striking the ground
 

CLUMP is a 5 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: ball, bunch, bunch, bunch up, bundle, chunk, clod, clomp, clop, clunk, clunk, cluster, cluster, cluster, clustering, constellate, flock, glob, lump, plunk, thud, thump, thumping
 
 See Also: agglomerate, agglomeration, bunch, bunch together, bunch up, clew, clot, coagulum, collect, congregate, form, gather, go, gob, huddle, huddle together, knot, Northern Cross, Omega Centauri, Pleiades, sound, sound, swad, tuft, tussock, walk

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \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.
    
    
  2. \Clump\, v. t.
    To arrange in a clump or clumps; to cluster; to group.
    --Blackmore.
    
    
  3. \Clump\, v. i.
    To tread clumsily; to clamp. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.
    
    
 
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