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My brethren, when God first began to love you, He gave you all that He ever meant to give you in the lump, and eternity of time is that in which He is retailing of it out.
Thomas Goodwin

Meaning of "the lump" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF THE LUMP

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WHAT DOES THE LUMP MEAN IN ENGLISH?

The Lump

The Lump is a short animated film released in 1991. It tells the story of an unattractive and unpopular man named George. One day, a lump appears on his head that looks like an attractive face. By pretending the lump is his real face, he gains fame and fortune, but soon he gets into trouble when he enters into the company of several corrupt politicians. A National Film Board of Canada film, The Lump was written and directed by John Weldon. Harvey Atkin contributed the voice. It was nominated for a Genie Award in 1992 and won the Gordon Bruce Award for Humor at the Ottawa International Animation Festival in that year.

Definition of the lump in the English dictionary

The definition of the lump in the dictionary is self-employed workers in the building trade considered collectively, esp with reference to tax and national insurance evasion.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE THE LUMP

the log of wood
the long and the short of it
the Long March
the long paddock
the loose
the Lord´s Day
the Lord´s Prayer
the Lord´s Supper
the Lord´s table
the Lords
the Lords Temporal
the lost tribes
the lot
the Lothians
the lower regions
the Lowlands
the lowveld
the Lyceum
the Mabinogion
the madam

WORDS THAT END LIKE THE LUMP

breast lump
bump
clump
dump
flump
hump
jump
lump
on the jump
on the stump
plump
pump
schlump
shlump
slump
stump
sugar lump
the high jump
the Slump
trump

Synonyms and antonyms of the lump in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «the lump» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF THE LUMP

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

Translator English - Chinese

肿块
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

el bulto
570 millions of speakers

English

the lump
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

गांठ
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

المقطوع
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

единовременной
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

o caroço
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গামলা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

le morceau
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Benjolan itu
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

der Klumpen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

しこり
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ing bongkahan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

các khối u
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கட்டி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ढेकूळ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Yumru
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

il grumo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

bryła
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

одноразової
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

forfetare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

η κατ ´αποκοπή
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

die knop
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

klumpen
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

klumpen
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of the lump

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «THE LUMP»

The term «the lump» is regularly used and occupies the 63.712 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «THE LUMP» OVER TIME

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

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5 QUOTES WITH «THE LUMP»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word the lump.
1
Irving Babbitt
A person who has sympathy for mankind in the lump, faith in its future progress, and desire to serve the great cause of this progress, should be called not a humanist, but a humanitarian, and his creed may be designated as humanitarianism.
2
Thomas Goodwin
My brethren, when God first began to love you, He gave you all that He ever meant to give you in the lump, and eternity of time is that in which He is retailing of it out.
3
Ernie Harwell
Baseball is a rookie, his experience no bigger than the lump in his throat as he begins fulfillment of his dream.
4
Bil Keane
Many of my cartoons are not a belly laugh. I go for nostalgia, the lump in the throat, the tear in the eye, the tug in the heart.
5
Auguste Rodin
Sculpture is the art of the hole and the lump.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «THE LUMP»

Discover the use of the lump in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to the lump and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Lump of Coal
A lump of coal that wants to be an artist, but would settle for making decorative marks on a piece of grilled meat, rolls out of a forgotten bag of charcoal one winter and takes a spin through town seeking a miracle. 150,000 first printing.
Lemony Snicket, 2008
2
The Lump of Gold: And Other Poems
And Other Poems Charles Mackay. Alas ! not so ; I could not move This thing so heavy and cold; — . Nor 1 nor twenty men could stir The fiendish lump of gold. XXIII. I sat and gazed with savage eyes Till joy gave place to dread ; I felt the fate of ...
Charles Mackay, 1856
3
Active Intervention: Kinesthetic Learning Style Leavens the ...
... the lump of autistic student achievement? The ultimate purpose was to discover a program that would prepare individuals with autism for a total functioning lifestyle through the examination of learning styles. Research Questions The ...
Verleria J. Wade, 2008
4
Practical Head and Neck Ultrasound
The characteristics of the lump in conjunction with its history may suggest the diagnosis. For example, a lump of 'rubbery' consistency might suggest Hodgkin's disease; a rock-hard lump which is fixed to the skin or deeper structures is likely to ...
Anil T. Ahuja, Rhodri M. Evans, 2000
5
Civil Engineering Construction Contracts
The main types of price formula used are: (1) Lump sum.4 Here the contractor undertakes to perform a defined scope of work for a stated amount — the lump sum. The lump sum and the defined scope of the work are opposite sides of the ...
Barry Goldsmith Clarke, M. P. O'Reilly, 1999
6
NMS Medicine
DISCUSSION Eighty percent of women with breast lumps find the lump while performing a breast self-examination. As part of this patient's history, the physician should ask the patient about her risk factors for breast cancer. One should also ...
Susan D. Wolfsthal, 2008
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The Code of Federal Regulations of the United States of America
employing agency an amount equal to the pay included in the lump-sum payment under § 550.1205(b) that covers the period between the date of reemployment and the expiration of the lumpsum leave period, except as provided in ...
‎2000
8
Veterans' benefits veterans have mixed views on a lump sum ...
To elicit their views, we asked veterans to react to a hypothetical program— offering newly compensated veterans a choice between monthly payments and a lump sum payment—with the following features: (1) Monthly payments and the lump ...
9
The Harvard Medical School Family Health Guide
1056) can help determine if a lump may be malignant (seen on x-ray film as an irregular mass with tentaclelike appendages and speckles of calcium) and can assist the doctor in mapping the location of the lump for biopsy. Mammography can ...
Anthony L. Komaroff, 1999
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A Selection of ... Internal Revenue Service Tax Information ...
This type of lump-sum benefit payment should not be confused with the lump- sum death benefit that both the SSA and RRB pay to many of their beneficiaries. No part of the lump-sum death benefit is subject to tax. Making the election.
‎1989

5 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «THE LUMP»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term the lump is used in the context of the following news items.
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Ottawa unveils new lump-sum payout for critically wounded veterans
Veterans' advocates were hoping the minister would increase the lump-sum disability award for those covered by the New Veterans Charter, which came into ... «The Globe and Mail, Mar 15»
2
The Killers & Jimmy Kimmel Show Their Christmas Spirit on 'Joel …
The Killers are aiming to change that with their new holiday track, "Joel, the Lump of Coal," created with the help of Jimmy Kimmel. Check it out below. «Billboard, Dec 14»
3
Michael Noonan has cancerous lump removed
He said he had noticed the lump in February, after which he had five weeks of radiotherapy. The lump, a sarcoma, was removed last Wednesday, May 28th. «Irish Times, Jun 14»
4
The Great Charcoal Debate: Briquettes Or Lumps?
Lump charcoal can burn hotter (handy if you're searing meat) and can be made with specific woods that leave a trace of their essence on the food. But the lumps ... «NPR, May 13»
5
Benefits Leader Reins In 401(k)s
Financial planners say the lump-sum contributions undermine one big advantage of 401(k) plans: "dollar-cost averaging," in which investors are buying stock ... «Wall Street Journal, Dec 12»

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