Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of hump.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of hump.

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Examples

  • As far as the removal of existing speed humps is concerned, we want to examine the arguments, the costs and so on, to see whether it is an effective way of using resources to improve safety.

    Getting the hump

  • Perspective caused the rest of the sheet to slope away in humps and ridges, as the mountain seemed to do under its winter snow when she was a child.

    Excerpt: The First Eagle by Tony Hillerman

  • So the flight over the great humps is a very difficult proposition.

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  • So governments should merely subsidize today's projects enough to push the technologies over their short-term humps.

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  • Of these "humps" -- for there were, as their name suggested, but two -- the northern one was much the smaller, embracing perhaps an acre of rough soil, covered with a stunted grass, and dotted here and there with red cedars.

    Golden Days for Boys and Girls Volume XIII, No. 51: November 12, 1892

  • Like that you can see better where there are humps, that is, places where there is little water, and where the water is too deep.

    Chapter 6

  • But what of those inverted potholes known as humps?

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  • The novelty of having Obama and Palin on the ballot sidetracks some voters†™ attention, she said. “Each time we go over one of these so-called humps, we have trouble concentrating on the issues, †said Reitan.

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  • The fear of rejection, or judgement, or worse ... is what causes these "humps".

    Blogging is Causing Me "Humps".

  • Today I am going to embrace the beauty of it all (including the "humps").

    Blogging is Causing Me "Humps".

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