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bumps

[bəmps]
(mining engineering)
Sudden, violent expulsion of coal from one or more pillars, accompanied by loud reports and earth tremors.
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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.
The unusual "phantom" speed bumps appeared on the A472 Mafon Road through the town of Nelson in the county borough of Caerphilly.
l have never seen the Chinese construct a road with bumps. Let engineers revisit and remove the bumps as tourists will not use such roads.
Citizens say that the illegally constructed speed bumps are not painted with reflective paint which would increase their visibility, especially at night.
We took to the streets of Wishaw to ask readers if they thought speed bumps were the answer to the problems on the road.
"Meghan has stayed true to her natural style and likes to wear the same styles she wore prior to pregnancy but that accommodate her bump," Jobling explained.
While the primary symptom is raised, red bumps, others may include:
A simple trick is to draw a circle around the bump and if it expands you know you have a problem, you will then know if the bump is getting bigger or worse.
Dynamic GSQA measures different parameters like synchronization (Sync) force, double bump (DB) force, synchronization integral, and double bump integral.
Cllr Innes told the Telegraph she would like to see speed bumps removed.
Raymond Hill: "Gateshead Council are obsessed with speed bumps, nearly every road in the Gateshead area has them."