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bumps

[bəmps]
(mining engineering)
Sudden, violent expulsion of coal from one or more pillars, accompanied by loud reports and earth tremors.
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You haven't set in place any strict rules, you haven't even punished those who make these bumps.
Clinical questioning about pain over speed bumps also compared favourably with the well known signs of appendicitis.
After leaving Brotton, there isn't another speed bump anywhere all the way to Whit by (19 miles) and only a camera speed sign at Easington and slow down "light up" sign at Whit by West Cliff.
Flux residue on the bumps may impact contact with the probe.
He said, "The thumping noise over the bumps is causing a lot of vibration in our homes and now it's causing cracks to appear in our interior walls.
The first project, which began a few weeks ago, is to remodel the 12,000-square-foot upper story of the building where the Bumps lived for the past seven years at 6 Yakima St.
These bumps were ill-conceived from the beginning and drivers began driving in the middle of the road in order to avoid them, an obvious safety hazard, to which the council responded by constructing more bumps and beacons.
Contrary to popular belief, speed bumps actually increase noise levels.
It works by lowering the bump for drivers who obey the speed limit.
The reason we use ski boards is that they're slower on the bumps and permit control.
First, layout designers need to spend additional time counting bends and planning the placement of compensation bumps nearby.
Bumps visible to the naked eye cover the insect's back.