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speed bump

Public health A traffic-calming device consisting of a 7–10-cm (3–4-inch) elevation on a road, which is made from plastic, rubber, asphalt or metal and designed to reduce the speed of vehicles passing over them to under 40 km/hour (25 miles/hour).

Sexology
A popular term for perianal and genital condylomas which may slow or alter the flow of sexual movement.
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Nobody wants these speed bumps, if the council does not take them out we will just do it ourselves.
June Connell: "If I had my way I'd remove all speed bumps.
Leading the comments were the town's public safety officials, who all spoke against a proposal to install permanent speed bumps on Alton Drive.
The speed bumps were supposed to be installed along with the speed cameras that were put into action last June.
However, the main culprits are roads that have been allowed to fall into disrepair and the increasing use of traffic-calming speed bumps.
I agree, speed bumps should be made near kindergartens, schools, hospitals, and residential areas, but they need to be built properly.
City officials conducted the study and concluded that Minda Drive met the requirements for speed bumps.
Sixty-four patients had travelled over speed bumps on their way to hospital.
PEOPLE who feel excess pain when travelling over a speed bump could be suffering from appendicitis, research suggests.
Ministry officials earlier said many requests to install speed bumps had been rejected because of fears about traffic congestion and potential delays for emergency services.
The Muslim family removed the speed bumps but Roushdy rebuilt them, which led to a conflict between the two families that quickly turned deadly.
The speed bumps placed by authorities are enough to keep drivers at a steady pace.