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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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Their list of calamities is endless, from David trying to bump off his own mum, he and Kylie attempting to rip off his gran Audrey, to Gail being left destitute by gigolo Lewis, as well as betraying her own mother by falling for the cad's seductive charms in the first place.
SCHEMING Tracy Barlow's plot to bump off love-rat boyfriend Charlie Stubbs hots up when the Corrie superbitch deliberately burns herself with a scorching iron.
Yes Den number one will soon be back in Walford, after son Dennis and Phil Mitchell decide to bump off gangland boss Jack Dalton.
But one man is determined to change all that by travelling illegally between the different dimensions to bump off his doppelgangers, leaving him allpowerful.
And in another film, Double Jeopardy, she plays a wife who tries to bump off her deceitful husband.
25 is whether Louie the Lizard really will bump off the Budweiser Frogs.