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thump

[thəmp]
(engineering acoustics)
Low-frequency transient disturbance in a system or transducer characterized audibly by the vocal imitation of the word.

thump

A meteorological reading for temperature, humidity, and pressure.
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"Next thing I know the man had jumped over the fence and he thumped me out the way - I didn't see him coming.
CRAIG seems destined to spend his life getting thumped by irate dads.
Thump Records is distributed by Caroline through Universal Music Group.
Indeed, when news of Echesa's sacking broke, his unceremonious expulsion from the Cabinet was partially blamed on his persistent 'thump chesting' on the public platform.
Keeping an eye on the pair will be Davies's father, Allan, acting as Thump's own personal secret service bodyguard.
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and Thump With a Combat Infantry Officer in World War II is a stark memoir of an American combat infantry officer surviving the terror, fatigue and strain of the European Theater of World War II.
The higher air pressure outside the can crushes the can with a loud THUMP!
But a lot of the process was because after you finish doing all the brainwork, it took 12 hours every night to "thump"--and that's what we call those young men and women, "thumpers"--to thump the data into the databases.
The sunglasses are aimed at gadget fans and will further Oakley's involvement in the electronics market, following the introduction in 2004 of its digital music-playing Thump sunglasses.
Instead, by allowing the needle to drag across the rotating metal platter or rubber mat (as in the live performance at the Sound Particle festival in Sydney on March 23, 2001, or in "whirr thump thump," a track with a decidedly Futurist title from SIMPLE METHODS for complex times [2001]), Graeve transforms the phonograph into an avatar of Russolo's rotating-drum, noise-producing intonarumori.