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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.

solder ball

In BGA chip packages, it is the tiny globe of solder that provides the contact between the chip package and the printed circuit board. Also called a "solder bump." See BGA.
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Callander Community Council notified Stirling Council that they wanted Bridgend to be converted from a 20mph zone to a 20mph speed limit, which would allow the speed bumps to be completely removed.
On closer inspection from the pavement, it's clear these "speed bumps" aren't what they seem.
On the other hand, Middleton wore A-line dresses to skim the bump. The Duchess of Cambridge also opted for subtle tones and styles.
As they see it, American gun owners are going to give up bump stocks to prevent more meaningful bans on semiautomatic firearms and certain magazines.
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There are few papers on optimization of double bump and these are - 'Use of detent profile in reducing double bump [1]&', Asymmetrical chamfer on gear engagement ring and shifter sleeve teeth [2]&', 'Use of stiffness optimization of shift forks [3]&' and 'Use of inertial mass to mask double bump [4]&'.
THE LIFE-SAVER "Before you rush out and buy maternity clothes, take a look at your current pieces and see what you can work with - a bump bandeau can hide a multitude of sins, including a fly that won't do up," said Laura.
Each Oxy Bump product is formulated with a super concentrate of oxygen in a safe saline solution that is absorbed by the body, delivering a potent boost of oxygen that improves overall health while cleansing, moisturizing and reducing congestion.
From the traditional handshake came the 'gimme five' palm slap that evolved into the high five and, finally, our fist bump. And when Barack and Michelle Obama fist-bumped each other in 2008 it brought it to everybody's attention.
Saint Aubin, who routinely brings a chart labeled "Bump's decline'' to debates, depicting the drop in the number of audits the office has conducted over Ms.