Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The property of being lumpy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality or condition of being lumpy or full of lumps.

Etymologies

lumpy +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Last quarter, our fiscal second quarter was 39%, again indicative of the - what I call the lumpiness of this business.

  • "While we are experiencing near-term lumpiness in our security business, we expect to return to normal run rates in the second half of our fiscal year and are committed to profitability in this business for the fiscal year," said President and CEO Jim Green, in a statement.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • While we are experiencing near-term lumpiness in our security business, we expect to return to normal run rates in the second half of our fiscal year and are committed to profitability in this business for the fiscal year.

    News

  • Her back felt humped, but he realized that the lumpiness was her pack.

    Wellspring of Chaos

  • This decline -- excuse me, this decline includes the seasonal impacts from calculators, as well as what I would just characterize as lumpiness and baseband.

  • At the same time, he's confident Arris can address any revenue "lumpiness" in the Comcast account with wideband deployment opportunities that are sprouting up "all over the world," pointing specifically to areas such as Latin America, Germany, Eastern Europe, and Asia.

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  • What are your expectations for kind of lumpiness of this given that there is a big consumer component of this?

    Networking Sector and Stocks Analysis from Seeking Alpha

  • A planet is proposed as the most likely candidate to explain the "lumpiness" observed in the star's broad, outer belt of icy particles as such action is typically caused by perturbations by one or more planetary bodies, as well as to why the area within 35 AU of the star is relatively depleted of dust.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • A planet is proposed as the most likely candidate to explain the "lumpiness" observed in the star's broad, outer belt of icy particles as such action is typically caused by perturbations by one or more planetary bodies.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • Sorry, that's simply ignoring the lumpiness and complexity of real life.

    I'll Defend IQ, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

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