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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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