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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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Like the legendary characters from Aesop's fable, Speedbump and Detour demonstrate that despite an individual's personality type, competition is an intrinsic behavior in everyone.
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But these seeming roadblocks, if admitted at all, are really only speedbumps, not enough to detour us from taking account of poetry's significance, which presents an apt model for linking aesthetics with other cultural media.
What I've heard from other people around the neighbourhood, they've said that, the person who was driving the car, he had been trying to avoid the speedbumps.
While there have been speedbumps along the journey, the final goal is in sight.
We looked like we were cruising when Morgs (Eoin Morgan) and I were going well but we had a couple of speedbumps in the first two one-dayers and today was a major one.
We looked like we were cruising but we hit a couple of speedbumps in the first two one-dayers and today was a major one.
There, I jockeyed for position with double-trailered semis, dodged potholes and bounced over speedbumps in an Alpine setting so lovely my neck grew stiff from stealing quick glances at the neat little houses, people along the road and expansive valleys below me.
Once free of the clots of day laborers, potholes and co-located speedbumps that have become such a signature of Los Angeles, the drive across the country was a great experience, and it's really fun being back in the United States.
She's also working on a sequel to her autobiography, Speedbumps.
Online user MARTYN said: "If any speedbumps are needed around that area it should be on Willeyflats Lane area.