Bump


Bump

Bump or Bumps may refer to:

*Bump (Internet), raising a thread's profile by returning it to the top of the list of active threads
*Bump (union), in an unionised work environment, a re-assignment of jobs on the basis of seniority
*Bump (football), a body contact alternative to a tackle and shepherding method in Australian Rules Football
*Bumps race, a type of rowing competition
*Bump mapping, a computer graphics technique
*Speed bump, a raised portion of road designed to slow traffic
*Coal mine bump, a seismic jolt occurring within a mine
*Lock bumping, a method of lock picking
*The bumps, a birthday tradition

In entertainment:
*Bump (Music), a progressive rock/pop group from Detroit, MI founded in 2001
*Bump (Transformers), a fictional character in the Transformers universe.
*Bump (television), a short video segment used in advertising
*Bump (professional wrestling), making actual contact with another individual, an object, or the ground
*Bump (TV series), a 1990 children's programme featuring an elephant
*"Bump (song)", a 2005 single by Raven-Symoné
*Bump (album), a Jazz album recorded by musician John Scofield in 2000
*Bump (dance), a dance from the 1970s disco era
*Bump (pricing game), a game played on "The Price Is Right" from 1985 through 1991
*Mr. Bump, a Mr. Men character
*"Bump, Bump, Bump", a 2003 single by B2K featuring P. Diddy
*The Bump, a 1974 hit single by Kenny

Bump may also refer to:
*The removal of passengers from an overbooked airline flight
*Colloquialism for a skin lesion such as pimple, blackhead, etc.
*A "shout out"
*A dosage of some illegal substance (slang, most often in reference to cocaine)
*The basketball elimination game invented by Keith Setty and Garyn Waits in 1987. Knockout (game)
*A pregnant celebrity (starting to show)
*A small dose of cocaine to continue the recreational effect or prevent the comedown.
*The rubbing of one's nose against another's, or in the most extreme cases, physical exchange of saliva through the mouth


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  • bump — bump; bump·i·ly; bump·i·ness; bump·kin·ly; bump·ol·o·gist; bump·ol·o·gy; bump·om·e·ter; bump·tious; but·ter·bump; bump·er; bump·e·ty; bump·kin; bump·tious·ly; bump·tious·ness; …   English syllables

  • Bump — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda «Bump» Sencillo de Raven Symoné del álbum This Is My Time Publicación 2005 Formato Descarga digital …   Wikipedia Español

  • Bump — Bump, n. [From {Bump} to strike, to thump.] 1. A thump; a heavy blow. [1913 Webster] 2. A swelling or prominence, resulting from a bump or blow; a protuberance. [1913 Webster] It had upon its brow A bump as big as a young cockerel s stone. Shak.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bump.y — Pays d’origine  Japon Genre musical J Pop Années d activité Depuis 2009 Labels So …   Wikipédia en Français

  • bump´i|ly — bump|y «BUHM pee», adjective, bump|i|er, bump|i|est. 1. having bumps; full of bumps: »a bumpy road. 2. causing bumps; rough: » …   Useful english dictionary

  • bump|y — «BUHM pee», adjective, bump|i|er, bump|i|est. 1. having bumps; full of bumps: »a bumpy road. 2. causing bumps; rough: » …   Useful english dictionary

  • bump — ► NOUN 1) a light blow or a jolting collision. 2) a protuberance on a level surface. ► VERB 1) knock or run into with a jolt. 2) move with much jolting. 3) (bump into) meet by chance. 4) …   English terms dictionary

  • bump — [bump] vt. [echoic] 1. to hit or knock against with a jolt; collide lightly with ☆ 2. Slang to displace, as from a job or plane reservation ☆ 3. Slang to raise (a price, a bet in poker, etc.) vi. 1. to collide with a jolt 2. to move with jerks or …   English World dictionary

  • Bump — (b[u^]mp; 215), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bumped} (b[u^]mpt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Bumping}.] [Cf. W. pwmp round mass, pwmpiaw to thump, bang, and E. bum, v. i., boom to roar.] To strike, as with or against anything large or solid; to thump; as, to bump… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bump — 1610s, verb and noun, perhaps from Scandinavian, probably echoic, original sense was hitting then of swelling from being hit. Also has a long association with obsolete bum to make a booming noise, which perhaps influenced surviving senses like… …   Etymology dictionary


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