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clump 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/kləmp/,
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clumps, plural;
  1. Form into a clump or mass
    • - the particles tend to clump together
  2. Walk with a heavy tread

Noun
  1. A compacted mass or lump of something
    • - clumps of earth
  2. A small, compact group of people
    • - they sat on the wall in clumps of two and three
  3. A small group of trees or plants growing closely together
    • - a clump of ferns
  4. An agglutinated mass of blood cells or bacteria, esp. as an indicator of the presence of an antibody to them

  5. A thick extra sole on a boot or shoe

  6. The sound of heavy footsteps


  1. bunch: a grouping of a number of similar things; "a bunch of trees"; "a cluster of admirers"
  2. clop: make or move along with a sound as of a horse's hooves striking the ground
  3. ball: a compact mass; "a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder"
  4. cluster: come together as in a cluster or flock; "The poets constellate in this town every summer"
  5. thump: a heavy dull sound (as made by impact of heavy objects)
  6. walk clumsily
  7. bunch: gather or cause to gather into a cluster; "She bunched her fingers into a fist"
  8. (clumping) clip-clop: the sound of a horse's hoofs hitting on a hard surface
  9. (Clumping (biology)) In zoology, sessility is a characteristic of animals which are not able to move about. They are usually permanently attached to a solid substrate of some kind, such as a rock, or the hull of a ship in the case of barnacles. Corals lay down their own substrate.
  10. (Clumping (computer science)) Clumping is where the effective state space of a program is relatively small when compared to all reachable states.
  11. (The Clumps) Wittenham Clumps is the commonly used name for a set of small hills in the flat Thames Valley, in the civil parish of Little Wittenham in the English county of Oxfordshire.
  12. A cluster or lump; A thick group or bunch, especially of bushes or hair; A dull thud; To form clusters or lumps; To gather into thick groups; To walk with a heavy footfalls
  13. (Clumping) The formation of agglomerations in an ion exchange bed due to fouling or electrostatic charges.
  14. Clumps are sections of the protected volume. EWF treats the entire protected volume as a collection that is broken into chunks of equal size, called clumps. The clump size is independent of the sector size that the protected volume uses. The default size for a clump is 512 bytes.
  15. Group of trees (or shrubs) planted together to form a group. The word 'clumping' was used in the eighteenth century to describe the practice of converting an avenue into clumps.
  16. a cluster, usually of trees, planted for visual effect in a landscape garden in the picturesque style.
  17. To aggregate spatially; to join together features with similar characteristics into a single feature.
  18. the whole bamboo plant, consisting of many culms grouped in a cluster
  19. faisceau / agglutinat