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clump

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Noun, Verb (transitive), Verb (intransitive)

CIDE DICTIONARY

clumpn. [Cf. D. klomp lump, G. klump, klumpen, Dan. klump, Sw. klump; perh. akin to L. globus, E. globe. Cf. Club.].
  •  An unshaped piece or mass of wood or other substance.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A cluster; a group; a thicket.  [1913 Webster]
    "A clump of shrubby trees."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The compressed clay of coal strata.  Brande & C.  [1913 Webster]
clumpv. t. 
     To arrange in a clump or clumps; to cluster; to group.  Blackmore.  [1913 Webster]
clumpv. i. 
     To tread clumsily; to clamp.  Halliwell.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

clump, n. & v.
--n.
1 (foll. by of) a cluster of plants, esp. trees or shrubs.
2 an agglutinated mass of blood-cells etc.
3 a thick extra sole on a boot or shoe.
--v.
1 a intr. form a clump. b tr. heap or plant together.
2 intr. (also clomp) walk with heavy tread.
3 tr. colloq. hit.

Derivative
clumpy adj. (clumpier, clumpiest).
Etymology
MLG klumpe, MDu. klompe: see CLUB

THESAURUS

clump

accumulate, agglomerate, aggregate, aggroup, amass, amble, array, assemble, bang, barge, bash, bat, batch, beating, belt, biff, bilge, blain, bleb, blister, blob, block, blow, body, bonk, boss, bow, bowl along, bring together, bubble, bulb, bulge, bulk, bulla, bump, bunch, bunch together, bunch up, bundle, burl, button, cahot, cake, chine, chink, chop, chunk, clabber, clap, click, clink, clip, clobber, clod, clop, clot, clout, clunk, cluster, clutter, coagulate, coldcock, collect, colligate, collocate, combine, compare, compile, concrete, concretion, condyle, congeal, conglomerate, conglomeration, convex, copse, corral, crack, crop, crump, cumulate, curd, curdle, cut, dash, deal, deal a blow, deck, dig, dig up, dint, dowel, drag, draw together, dredge up, drive together, drub, drubbing, drumming, dull thud, ear, fetch, fetch a blow, flange, flap, flick, flounce, flump, foot, footslog, fusillade, gall, gather, gather in, gather together, gel, gelatinate, gelatinize, get in, get together, gnarl, gob, group, grouping, groupment, grove, growth, halt, handle, hassock, heap, hill, hippety-hop, hit, hit a clip, hitch, hobble, hodgepodge, hop, hump, hunch, hunk, incrassate, inspissate, jab, jell, jellify, jelly, jog, joggle, join, jolt, jumble, jump, juxtapose, knob, knock, knock cold, knock down, knock out, knot, knur, knurl, let have it, lick, limp, lip, loaf, loop, lopper, lot, lumber, lump, lump together, lunge, lurch, make up, mass, match, mess, mince, mobilize, mole, mountain, muster, nevus, node, nub, nubbin, nubble, nugget, omnium-gatherum, pace, pad, paddle, pair, papilloma, parcel, partner, paste, pat, patter, peg, pelt, piaffe, piaffer, pile, pitapat, pitter-patter, plantation, planting, plod, plump, plunk, poke, pop, pound, prance, punch, put together, quantity, rack, raise, rake up, rally, rap, rib, ridge, ring, roll, round up, sashay, saunter, scrape together, scuff, scuffle, scuttle, set, shamble, shock, shoulder, shuffle, sidle, single-foot, skip, slam, slew, slink, slither, slog, slouch, slug, smack, smash, smite, snap, soak, sock, solid, solid body, spine, spinney, stagger, stalk, stamp, stand, stomp, stook, straddle, straggle, stride, strike, strike at, stroke, stroll, strut, stud, stumble, stump, style, swagger, swat, swing, swipe, tab, take up, tap, tattoo, thick, thicken, thicket, thud, thump, thwack, tick, tinkle, tittup, toddle, totter, traipse, trample, tread, trip, trudge, tubercle, tubercule, tuft, tunk, tussock, verruca, vesicle, wad, waddle, wale, wallop, wamble, wart, welt, whack, wham, whip in, whop, wiggle, wisp, wobble, wood, yerk

ROGET THESAURUS

clump

Assemblage

N assemblage, collection, collocation, colligation, compilation, levy, gathering, ingathering, muster, attroupement, team, concourse, conflux, congregation, contesseration, convergence, meeting, levee, reunion, drawing room, at home, conversazione, assembly, congress, convention, conventicle, gemote, conclave, posse, posse comitatus, Noah's ark, miscellany, collectanea, museum, menagerie, museology, crowd, throng, group, flood, rush, deluge, rabble, mob, press, crush, cohue, horde, body, tribe, crew, gang, knot, squad, band, party, swarm, shoal, school, covey, flock, herd, drove, atajo, bunch, drive, force, mulada, remuda, roundup, array, bevy, galaxy, corps, company, troop, troupe, task force, army, regiment, host, populousness, clan, brotherhood, fraternity, sorority, association, volley, shower, storm, cloud, group, cluster, Pleiades, clump, pencil, set, batch, lot, pack, budget, assortment, bunch, parcel, packet, package, bundle, fascine, fasces, bale, seron, seroon, fagot, wisp, truss, tuft, shock, rick, fardel, stack, sheaf, haycock, fascicle, fascicule, fasciculus, gavel, hattock, stook, accumulation, congeries, heap, lump, pile, rouleau, tissue, mass, pyramid, bing, drift, snowball, snowdrift, acervation, cumulation, glomeration, agglomeration, conglobation, conglomeration, conglomerate, coacervate, coacervation, coagmentation, aggregation, concentration, congestion, omnium gaterum, spicilegium, black hole of Calcutta, quantity, collector, gatherer, whip, whipper in, assembled, closely packed, dense, serried, crowded to suffocation, teeming, swarming, populous, as thick as hops, all of a heap, fasciculated cumulative, the plot thickens, acervatim, tibi seris tibi metis.

Convexity

N convexity, prominence, projection, swelling, gibbosity, bilge, bulge, protuberance, protrusion, camber, cahot, thank-ye-ma'am, swell, intumescence, tumour, tumor, tubercle, tuberosity, excrescence, hump, hunch, bunch, boss, embossment, hub, hubble, tooth, knob, elbow, process, apophysis, condyle, bulb, node, nodule, nodosity, tongue, dorsum, bump, clump, sugar loaf, bow, mamelon, molar, belly, corporation, pot belly, gut, withers, back, shoulder, lip, flange, pimple, zit, wen, wheel, papula, pustule, pock, proud flesh, growth, sarcoma, caruncle, corn, wart, pappiloma, furuncle, polypus, fungus, fungosity, exostosis, bleb, blister, blain, boil, airbubble, blob, papule, verruca, papilla, nipple, teat, tit, titty, boob, knocker, pap, breast, dug, mammilla, proboscis, nose, neb, beak, snout, nozzle, schnoz, peg, button, stud, ridge, rib, jutty, trunnion, snag, cupola, dome, arch, balcony, eaves, pilaster, relief, relievo, cameo, bassorilievo, mezzorilevo, altorivievo, low relief, bas relief, high relief, hill, cape, promontory, mull, forehead, foreland, point of land, mole, jetty, hummock, ledge, spur, naze, ness, convex, prominent, protuberant, projecting, bossed, embossed, bossy, nodular, bunchy, clavate, clavated, claviform, hummocky, moutonne, mammiliform, papulous, papilose, hemispheric, bulbous, bowed, arched, bold, bellied, tuberous, tuberculous, tumous, cornute, odontoid, lentiform, lenticular, gibbous, club shaped, hubby, hubbly, knobby, papillose, saddle-shaped, selliform, subclavate, torose, ventricose, verrucose, salient, in relief, raised, repousse, bloated, (expanded).


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