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bumpiness

[′bəm·pē·nəs]
(aerospace engineering)
An atmospheric condition causing aircraft to experience sudden vertical jolts.
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While widely imitated, the original, trademarked bumpy cake is still produced by Sanders, appearing in mini and teacake sizes and a variety of flavors, including raspberry, vanilla, and caramel spice.
The pipe was pretty bumpy but the shape of it is still good.
Findings showed that the virus has a smooth appearance while at the cooler temperatures found in mosquito or tick vectors, but then it morphs into the bumpy form at warmer temperatures before fusing to the host cell and delivering its genetic material.
Mentally it's very tiring because it's low speed, like Monaco in a way with the barriers so close to the circuit, very bumpy, dark, so it's very demanding for the drivers.
The expansion would allow Bumpy to take on four more part-time employees, taking the overall workforce to 18.
When I first fly fished in salt water (the mid to late '70s), Scientific Anglers (SA) came out with a floating line, the Bonefish Taper, that had a bumpy running line that I at first questioned.
1 : having or covered with bumps <a bumpy road> <bumpy skin>
Bill Duke), in which Bumpy (Laurence Fishburne, who also played him in Francis Ford Coppola's The Cotton Club) rises from being a numbers runner to head of the Harlem operation.
after following a windy, bumpy, dirt road, we arrived at a little winery called Providence Family Winery (40225 Berenda Road, Temecula; (951)695-2090.
That bumpy feeling: Bawls is a premium, non-alcoholic, carbonated beverage made from guarana berries harvested in the Amazon rainforest.
HOLD on to your sofas, it's going to be a bumpy week in Weatherfield.
But her long career was, emotionally and financially, a bumpy ride.