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lump 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/ləmp/,
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lumps, plural;
  1. Accept or tolerate a disagreeable situation whether one likes it or not
    • - you can like it or lump it but I've got to work
Noun
  1. A compact mass of a substance, esp. one without a definite or regular shape
    • - there was a lump of ice floating in the milk
  2. A swelling under the skin, esp. one caused by injury or disease
    • - he was unhurt apart from a huge lump on his head
  3. A heavy, ungainly, or slow-witted person
    • - I wouldn't stand a chance against a big lump like you
  4. A small cube of sugar


  1. ball: a compact mass; "a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder"
  2. put together indiscriminately; "lump together all the applicants"
  3. collocate: group or chunk together in a certain order or place side by side
  4. swelling: an abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement
  5. lout: an awkward stupid person
  6. hunk: a large piece of something without definite shape; "a hunk of bread"; "a lump of coal"
  7. Lump is a 2000 greatest hits compilation album by The Presidents of the United States of America.
  8. The Lump is a short animated film released in 1991. It tells the story of an unattractive and unpopular man named George. One day, a lump appears on his head that looks like an attractive face. ...
  9. Something that protrudes, sticks out, or sticks together; a cluster or blob; a mound, hill, or group; A group, set, or unit; To treat as a single unit; to group together
  10. (Lumps) Coal of square mesh screen size greater than 100 mm.
  11. (Lumps) Fibers or other materials which produce spots in a sheet that are thicker than the surrounding paper.
  12. (Lumps) The projections extending downward from the breech end of a side-by-side gun. Into the lumps are machined the hook (to swivel around the hingepin) and the bites (to accept the locking bolts). Also called underlugs.  Photo   See also Bifurcated Lumps and Chopper Lumps
  13. swelling: "I have a strange lump on my arm. I wonder what caused it."
  14. any kind of mass in the breast or elsewhere in the body.
  15. Term given to dealers who are unable to handle heavy tables.
  16. To assign organisms — that were formerly assigned to separate taxonomic categories — to the same category.
  17. A piece of furniture but normally heavy; often late and rarely very desirable.
  18. A handout. (Term with two possible origins: 1. The handout was taken in it’s “lump sum,” regardless of it’s nature. 2. Some hoboes have stated that the term lump came from some beggars getting “lumps” on the head from some not too nice people who were being asked for a handout.)
  19. Any kind of abnormal mass.
  20. n. 1. of earth. Dhemh. F; dhim. F; dhima. F; rora. M; rori. F; chil. F; 2. of gur. Gur di rori. F;
  21. The motorcycle’s engine.