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  • n  a grouping of a number of similar things
  • n  a compact mass
  • n  a heavy dull sound (as made by impact of heavy objects)
  • v  make or move along with a sound as of a horse's hooves striking the ground
  • v  come together as in a cluster or flock
  • v  walk clumsily
  • v  gather or cause to gather into a cluster
News & Articles

  • Clare: Finding a new home
    Gosh, it’s like a Hitchcock movie! Hundreds or thousands of bees in a buzzing clump on a tree nearby. Our first impulse can be to run, spray them with a hose, call an exterminator, or poke at them with a garden rake. But the truth is, if we leave them alone, they will probably move on in a day or two all by themselves without having stung anybody.
    June 15, 2013 - Norwood Bulletin
  • This galaxy's a lightweight -- the tiniest every found
    By Megan GannonSpace.comAn ultra-faint collection of 1,000 stars orbiting the Milky Way is the most lightweight galaxy ever discovered, scientists say.The dwarf galaxy known as Segue 2 is bound together by a tiny clump of dark matter. Scientists who measured it using Hawaii's Keck Observatory say the finding adds support to theories about the formation of the universe.Models predict that the ...
    June 10, 2013 - MSNBC
  • Maybelline Volume Express The Rocket Mascara
    By Tribune-Review The claim: Maybelline Volume Express The Rocket Mascara offers eight times the clump-free volume as regular mascara. You get explosive volume from root to tip ...
    June 10, 2013 - The Mckeesport Daily News

  • Kenny Rogers in ESPN
    It was a big clump of dirt, and I wiped it off,Rogers said after the game. "I didn't know it was there. (The umpires) told me and I took it off, and it wasn't a big deal."
  • Will MacKenzie in Forbes
    There was a little clump of grass, like trimmings,MacKenzie said. "It wasn't enough to hurt my shot. I'm just anal about picking up around my ball for some reason."
  • Jamie Moyer in Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
    I felt like I was pitching behind in the count the whole night,he said. "You can't do that as a contact pitcher. I'm going to give up hits, but when you space them out you have a chance. When they clump them together it makes it tough."

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