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Adjective
/ˈbəmpər/,
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bumpers, plural;
  1. Exceptionally large, fine, or successful
    • - a bumper crop
Noun
  1. A horizontal bar fixed across the front or back of a motor vehicle to reduce damage in a collision or as a trim

  2. A generous glassful of an alcoholic drink, typically one drunk as a toast


  1. a glass filled to the brim (especially as a toast); "we quaffed a bumper of ale"
  2. a mechanical device consisting of bars at either end of a vehicle to absorb shock and prevent serious damage
  3. An automobile's bumper is the front-most or rear-most part, ostensibly designed to allow the car to sustain an impact without damage to the vehicle's safety systems. ...
  4. In broadcasting, a commercial bumper, ident bumper or break bumper (often shortened to bump) is a brief announcement, usually two to 15 seconds, placed between a pause in the program and its commercial break, and vice versa. ...
  5. Diddy Kong Racing is a 1997 racing game for the Nintendo 64 developed by Rare. 800,000 copies were ordered in the two weeks before Christmas 1997, making it the fastest selling video game at the time, according to the Guinness Book of World Records. ...
  6. After a July 1946 suggestion by to combine the V-2 rocket and Wac Corporal, the US Bumper missile program was inaugurated on June 20, 1947: * to investigate launching techniques for a two-stage missile and separation of the two stages at high velocity, * to conduct limited investigation of high ...
  7. Transformers is a Hasbro toy line centered on two factions of warring alien robots. In its 26-year history, the toyline has expanded to encompass comic books, animation, video games and movies.
  8. (Bumpers (album)) Bumpers was a double sampler album from Island Records, released in Europe and Australasia in 1970; there were minor variations in track listings within Europe but the Australian release was fundamentally different. ...
  9. A drinking vessel filled to the brim; Anything large or successful (now usually attributively); Parts at the front and back of a vehicle which are meant to absorb the impact of a collision; fender; Any mechanical device used to absorb an impact, soften a collision, or protect against impact; ...
  10. (Bumpers) These are round knobs that, when hit, will actively push the ball away. There is also an earlier variety of bumper (known as a dead bumper or passive bumper) that doesn't propel the ball away; most bumpers on machines built since the 1960s are active bumpers, variously called "pop ...
  11. (Bumpers) A rubber or plastic part used to prevent metal-to-metal contact.
  12. (Bumpers) A rubber piece on each rod acting as a buffer between the men and sidewalls.
  13. (Bumpers) Fins on the front and back of a sled; they're used by crew members when they're loading.
  14. (Bumpers) Nose and tail bumpers help maximize seam strength. The fused seams provide structural integrity in high stress areas and help to repel water.
  15. (Bumpers) Short (usually 5-second) branded sponsorship credits appearing either side of a commercial break during a sponsored programme.
  16. (Bumpers) in medical nanorobotics, expansible surfaces placed at interfaces between adjacent nanorobots to achieve a tight seal between nanodevices.
  17. (bumpers) Felt or rubber attached to the back of a large and heavy frame at the bottom corners to provide a cushion between the frame and the wall and help the frame to hang flat against the wall.
  18. An energy-absorbing device for reducing impact when a moving crane or trolley reaches the end of its permitted travel, or when two moving cranes or trolleys come into contact.
  19. a ball that is bounced high enough to hit a batter's head or shoulders; cricket's equivalent of the "beanball".
  20. The informal term for a flat race for jump horses, in which they gain racing experience before going hurdling or chasing.
  21. A Contact Sensor, often a switch, is also called a Bumper
  22. Rubber like, polymer based devices that are available in varying degrees of density, depending on an amputee’s desired level of stiffness in a prosthetic knee or heel. As with other prosthetic componentry, basic maintenance or replacement may be required as a result of wear and tear.
  23. the part of the gastrostomy tube which holds the tube in place. It sits gently against the inside wall of the stomach.
  24. a generous glass of an alcoholic drink.
  25. Post at end of spur track, placed there to stop rolling stock from running onto the ground