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bumper

1. a horizontal metal bar attached to the front or rear end of a car, lorry, etc., to protect against damage from impact
2. Cricket a ball bowled so that it bounces high on pitching; bouncer

bumper

[′bəm·pər]
(engineering)
A metal bar attached to one or both ends of a powered transportation vehicle, especially an automobile, to prevent damage to the body.
In a drilling operation, the supporting stay between the main foundation sill and the engine block.
In drilling, a fishing tool for loosening jammed cable tools.
(metallurgy)
A vibrating machine for ramming and consolidating sand into a mold.

bumper

1. A device (other than an oil buffer or spring buffer) designed to stop an elevator car or counterweight from descending beyond its normal limit of travel; the car strikes the bumper, which absorbs the impact.
2. On a doorframe, a rubber silencer to reduce noise caused by the slamming of a door.

rubber silencer, bumper

A resilient part, such as a rubber button, attached to the stop on a doorframe to reduce noise caused by slamming of the door.
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Following early and extensive involvement in the design and tooling of the casting, the new bumper was implemented into the production design months ahead of schedule.
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The number of infant deaths and injuries caused by crib bumpers has risen significantly in recent years, found a study published in the Journal of Pediatrics in November.
The bumper's designers drew inspiration from Volvo Trucks' flagship heavy-duty model, the FMX .
And a report in the Journal of Paediatrics found that 27 American children under two suffocated between 1985 and 2005 after becoming wedged against a padded bumper or being strangled by a bumper tie.
Butney Rock Colin McBratney 4th in 2m2f bumper at Gowran Park on March 9 This gelding recorded one win in five starts in point-to-points and it's encouraging that his one success came on decent ground.
DIAMOND KING (Donald McCain) DIAMOND King was very impressive when landing a bumper and even trainer Donald McCain was surprised by how well he won.
"Boston Bumper is at a crossroads," financial consultant Nancy Burgess, who has been working on the company's finances, told MGCC loan officers Jose Luis Rojas Villarreal and Mr.
Taipei, March 20, 2012 (CENS)--The annual production volume of plastic automotive bumpers by Taiwan-based Tong Yang Group is expected to outstrip 12 million units, including products for both original equipment (OE) and aftermarket (AM) customers, making the body-parts supplier the world's No.