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bump

1. any of the natural protuberances of the human skull, said by phrenologists to indicate underlying faculties and character
2. a rising current of air that gives an aircraft a severe upward jolt
3. Rowing the act of bumping
4. Cricket bump ball a ball that bounces into the air after being hit directly into the ground by the batsman

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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In addition, the Bump 50:50 system is the only 50/50 raffle system on the market today to receive the top-level version 1.
Marlin, who worked in the auditor's office from January 2011 until May 2014, also said Bump was attempting ''to curry favor with a possible political ally as part of an independent audit.
The co-founder further noted that on January 31, 2014, Bump and Flock will be removed from the App Store and Google Play and all user data will be deleted after that day.
These bumps were made with the intention of slowing down traffic in Sana'a, but infrastructure here is sometimes built haphazardly.
08) about these monstrous speed bumps which are wrecking cars in the Cleveland area.
Ideally the bump print deposition would be inspected using solder paste inspection or AOI to ensure print robustness and repeatability.
Hearing that a bump in Castle Street, Loughor was the eighth most disliked in the UK, local taxi driver Dave Williams said, "They are a pain, upsetting everything and everyone in the car and damaging suspension, tyres and occasionally even the bodywork.
Q I LIVE in an area which is riddled with speed bumps.
Transcalm spokesman Steven Tyler said: "There are several councils looking at placing orders for the bump.
I followed and suddenly we were starting down Midnight, an intermediate bump run.
In A, the PCI Express signal lines have additional bumps to match trace lengths, whereas these bumps are not required for PCI bus lines.
As fog wafts by, tiny water droplets gather on the top of a bump, merging into a drop big enough for the wind to nudge off the bump's summit.