Clump meaning

klŭmp
A thick grouping, as of trees or bushes.
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A clustered mass; a lump.

Clumps of soil.

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A heavy dull sound; a thud.
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To walk or move so as to make a heavy dull sound.
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To form lumps or thick groupings.
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A cluster, as of shrubs or trees.
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To walk heavily; tramp.
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A mass of bacteria.
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The sound of heavy footsteps.
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To form clumps.
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To plant in a clump; group together in a cluster.
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To cause to form clumps.
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A cluster or lump; an unshaped piece or mass.
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A thick group or bunch, especially of bushes or hair.
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To form clusters or lumps.
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To gather into thick groups.
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(intransitive) To walk with a heavy footfalls.
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To gather into or form lumps or thick groupings of.
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A lump; mass.
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Origin of clump

  • Probably Low German klump from Middle Low German klumpe cluster of trees

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Probably from Middle Dutch clompe or Middle Low German klumpe (compare German Klumpen). Cognates include Danish klump (probably from Low German as well). Compare Norwegian (bokmål) klump

    From Wiktionary