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The trick in foraging for a tooth lost in coffee grounds is not to be misled by the clumps. The only way to be sure is to rub each clump between your thumb and index finger, which makes a mess of your hands.
Roger Rosenblatt

Meaning of "clump" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CLUMP

Old English clympe; related to Middle Dutch klampe heap of hay, Middle Low German klampeclamp², Swedish klimp small lump.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CLUMP

clump  [klʌmp] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CLUMP

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Clump is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb clump in English.

WHAT DOES CLUMP MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of clump in the English dictionary

The first definition of clump in the dictionary is a cluster, as of trees or plants. Other definition of clump is a dull heavy tread or any similar sound. Clump is also an irregular mass.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO CLUMP

PRESENT

Present
I clump
you clump
he/she/it clumps
we clump
you clump
they clump
Present continuous
I am clumping
you are clumping
he/she/it is clumping
we are clumping
you are clumping
they are clumping
Present perfect
I have clumped
you have clumped
he/she/it has clumped
we have clumped
you have clumped
they have clumped
Present perfect continuous
I have been clumping
you have been clumping
he/she/it has been clumping
we have been clumping
you have been clumping
they have been clumping
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I clumped
you clumped
he/she/it clumped
we clumped
you clumped
they clumped
Past continuous
I was clumping
you were clumping
he/she/it was clumping
we were clumping
you were clumping
they were clumping
Past perfect
I had clumped
you had clumped
he/she/it had clumped
we had clumped
you had clumped
they had clumped
Past perfect continuous
I had been clumping
you had been clumping
he/she/it had been clumping
we had been clumping
you had been clumping
they had been clumping
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will clump
you will clump
he/she/it will clump
we will clump
you will clump
they will clump
Future continuous
I will be clumping
you will be clumping
he/she/it will be clumping
we will be clumping
you will be clumping
they will be clumping
Future perfect
I will have clumped
you will have clumped
he/she/it will have clumped
we will have clumped
you will have clumped
they will have clumped
Future perfect continuous
I will have been clumping
you will have been clumping
he/she/it will have been clumping
we will have been clumping
you will have been clumping
they will have been clumping
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would clump
you would clump
he/she/it would clump
we would clump
you would clump
they would clump
Conditional continuous
I would be clumping
you would be clumping
he/she/it would be clumping
we would be clumping
you would be clumping
they would be clumping
Conditional perfect
I would have clump
you would have clump
he/she/it would have clump
we would have clump
you would have clump
they would have clump
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been clumping
you would have been clumping
he/she/it would have been clumping
we would have been clumping
you would have been clumping
they would have been clumping
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you clump
we let´s clump
you clump
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to clump
Past participle
clumped
Present Participle
clumping
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CLUMP


bump
bʌmp
chump
tʃʌmp
crump
krʌmp
dump
dʌmp
flump
flʌmp
gump
ɡʌmp
high-jump
ˈhaɪˌdʒʌmp
hump
hʌmp
jump
dʒʌmp
lump
lʌmp
plump
plʌmp
pump
pʌmp
rump
rʌmp
slump
slʌmp
stump
stʌmp
sump
sʌmp
thump
θʌmp
trump
trʌmp
tump
tʌmp
ump
ʌmp

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CLUMP

cludgie
clue
clued in
clued-up
clueless
cluey
cluing
Cluj
clumber
clumber spaniel
clump-like
clumper
clumpiness
clumpish
clumpy
clumsier
clumsiest
clumsily
clumsiness
clumsy

WORDS THAT END LIKE CLUMP

air pump
breast lump
breast pump
broad jump
fist bump
fuel pump
heat pump
high jump
long jump
on the jump
on the stump
parachute jump
refuse dump
schlump
shlump
sugar lump
the high jump
the lump
the Slump
vacuum pump

Synonyms and antonyms of clump in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CLUMP»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «clump» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of clump
bunch · bundle · clomp · cluster · group · lumber · mass · plod · shock · stamp · stomp · stump · thud · thump · tramp

Translation of «clump» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CLUMP

Find out the translation of clump to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of clump from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «clump» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

> 丛
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

grupo
570 millions of speakers

English

clump
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पेड़ों का झुरमुट
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أجمة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

скопление
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

grupo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ঝাড়
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

massif
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Rumpun
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Gruppe
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

木立
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

수풀
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Clump
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hợp lại
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தடிமன் ஆகின்றன
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ढेकूळ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

küme
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

gruppo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kępa
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

скупчення
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

mănunchi
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

συστάδα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

bos
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

klump
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

klump
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of clump

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CLUMP»

The term «clump» is quite widely used and occupies the 48.102 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CLUMP» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about clump

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2 QUOTES WITH «CLUMP»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word clump.
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David Gross
In the lab, we could not see or physically describe the mathematical objects that we called quarks, which we suspected were the key to unlocking the dynamics of the strong force that binds together the clump of protons and neutrons at the center of the atom.
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Roger Rosenblatt
The trick in foraging for a tooth lost in coffee grounds is not to be misled by the clumps. The only way to be sure is to rub each clump between your thumb and index finger, which makes a mess of your hands.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CLUMP»

Discover the use of clump in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to clump and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Origin of Stars and Planetary Systems
In terms of the virial parameter, the net energy of the cloud is E= \W\ a ( M\ 2a \ \W\ J (28) A clump is therefore bound for a 2, although the exact value depends on the strength of the field. For a»l, clumps are pressure-confined. Whether a clump  ...
Charles J. Lada, N.D. Kylafis, 1999
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Fritha: Birch Clump Village Reader 2
Joshua Seidl. BrotherJoshua Seidl, SSP, author The Society of St. Paul is a religious congregation of Brothers and Priests working in several areas of modern media and social communications. Bro. Joshua's books caters to modern historical ...
Joshua Seidl, 2012
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Measuring the Universe: The Cosmological Distance Ladder
Red clump stars. A recent method of determining distances, developed by the Polish- born astronomer Bohdan Paczynski ( 1 940- ) and his colleagues at Princeton, is to use red clump stars as a standard candle. Red clump stars have ...
Stephen Webb, 1999
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Computing the Brain: A Guide to Neuroinformatics
For each clump, a number of keywords may be stored to facilitate searching. Clumps can be linked to models or modules using a standardized descriptor (e.g. , ``replicates data,'' ``justiWes connection,'' etc.). This allows two-way searching; ...
Michael A. Arbib, Jeffrey S. Grethe, 2001
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Time-dependent Crack Growth in Brittle Rocks and Field ...
A clump is a special assemblage of particles behaving as a rigid body. Contacts within each clump are skipped during the calculation cycle, and contact forces within a clump are not generated between particles. Thus, a clump acts as a rigid  ...
Ji Soo Lee, 2007
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Eighteenth International Seaweed Symposium: Proceedings of ...
Figure3. Measurement ofAscophyllum nodosumclumpweight. (A) Twisting the clump, (B) Rolling the clump inside a tared bucket over a low-profile base scale. plastic bucket with a vertical slot to weigh it as close to the holdfast level as possible ...
Robert J. Anderson, Juliet Brodie, Edvar Onsøyen, 2008
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Virus Taxonomy: VIIIth Report of the International Committee ...
Translation of the second gene of peanut clump virus RNA-2 occurs by leaky scanning in vitro. Virology, 208, 215-225. Herzog, E., Guilley, H., Manohar, S.K., Dollet, M., Richards, K., Fritsch, C. and Jonard, G. (1994). Complete nucleotide ...
Claude M. Fauquet, M.A. Mayo, J. Maniloff, 2005
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Mastering Autodesk Maya 2012
clump closest to the root; the right side represents the area closest to the tip. Each scale uses the setting in the sliders in the Clump And Hair Shape section as a starting point, so each scale is a modifier for the settings you have already created ...
Todd Palamar, Eric Keller, 2011
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Graph Drawing: 12th International Symposium, GD 2004, New ...
The conditions in Thm. 8 guide the layout of the bars corresponding to G one clump at a time in between and including special needs pairs of clumps. The layout between successive pairs of non-wildcard clumps that are not special needs ...
Janos Pach, 2004
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The Evolution of The Milky Way
These two groups with the lowest luminosities correspond also to the bluest and reddest clump stars one finds for a given metallicity, The effect is such that, summing up stars of all ages, one can easily obtain a nearly-horizontal clump in the MI ...
F. MATTEUCCI (Ed), Franco Giovannelli, 2000

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CLUMP»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term clump is used in the context of the following news items.
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How to Keep Your Sockless Summer Shoes Stink-Free
The downside to using foot powders is that they can clump if your feet sweat a lot, and they leave the inside of your shoes speckled white and it ... «LifeHacker India, Jul 15»
2
Austin Dillon: 'We can prevent these accidents. We need to.'
Spectacular crashes are typical at Daytona and Talladega, where restrictor plates are used to inhibit air intake and horsepower and clump cars ... «USA TODAY, Jul 15»
3
Golfer with eight miracle shots losing his sight
The ball goes over a large clump of oaks and then hooks left. Even without a hole-in-one, Gonzalez says he can usually land on the green or ... «San Antonio Express-News, Jul 15»
4
Brett Lawrie's homer gives A's first win in extras
So before the game, a clump of New York baseball writers awaited Zobrist at his locker to grill him about his primo trade-bait status. “It's good to ... «SFGate, Jul 15»
5
Helen Chesnut: Distorted buds victims of daylily gall midge
Dig up the clump and remove for replanting only the youngest growth from around the outside. Compost the older, centre portion. Replant ... «Times Colonist, Jul 15»
6
The Alex Rodriguez Debate
... relatively well and the Yankees began to climb the leader board in the AL East, Alex's past indiscretions were forgotten like that clump of pork ... «SportsBlog.com, Jul 15»
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$450000 settles RCS wrongful death suit
She arrived about 10 minutes later and removed a tennis ball-sized clump of bread from Megan's mouth but was unable to clear her airway. «Richmond, Jul 15»
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NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 6 July 2015
Gravity affects how the particles clump together and sink, making the International Space Station an ideal platform to study their fundamental ... «Space Ref, Jul 15»
9
Bubble master goes to town at Lake Forest Library
This time he blows seven connected bubble in a clump. Using a small device, he blows fog into the center bubble, whose sides are kept flat by ... «Chicago Tribune, Jul 15»
10
How Michelle Wie's Story Makes Us Rethink The Meaning Of Success
Michelle Wie's nerves were tested when she hit into a clump of wire-grass on the 16th hole, putting her U.S. Open dreams in jeopardy. That was ... «ESPN, Jul 15»

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