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clump

(klŭmp),
To form into clusters, small aggregations, or groups.
[A.S. clympre, a lump]

clump

(klŭmp) [AS. clympre, a lump]
1. A mass of bacteria in solution; may be caused by an agglutination reaction.
2. To gather together.
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For a parallel chip-firing game a on undirected graph G with period T, let P be the set of all PFPs occurring in [sigma] and let Q be the set of all clumpy PFPs occurring in [sigma].
Then there are his Arizona landscapes, which he started in 1941 - horizonless expanses of parched, clumpy ground.
Single oysters - as opposed to those grown in large clumpy clusters - are popular for oysters on the half shell, oyster shooters and so forth.
From their low and clumpy "grass stage," the longleafs, even ones that appear scorched, will within months bolt skyward - 15-18 feet in two years was recorded recently at one Florida site.
Between the sporty neons, mirrored frames and clumpy wedge trainers, Katie's made a terrible beach blunder.
But to their surprise, they ended up discovering something unexpected at the centre of the galaxy around a supermassive black hole - the shadows of three very cold, clumpy gas clouds.
The effect lasts well through the day, too, and I'm impressed that my lashes don't look clumpy when I top up with a fresh coat of mascara before heading out in the evening.
But while monitoring NGC 5548 last June, jelle Kaastra (Netherlands Institute for Space Research) and colleagues detected a new, clumpy stream of ionized gas that was blocking 90% of the AGN's X-ray emission.
A recent survey of women''s trends men hate included wedge trainers, peplums, high waisted jeans, leggings and clumpy shoes, none of which have been spotted on Kate.
Rita, 23, teamed the clumpy Dolce & Gabbana footwear with a tabard-style woollen shapeless dress when she hit the streets in London, apparently on a househunting expedition.