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clump

(klŭmp),
To form into clusters, small aggregations, or groups.
[A.S. clympre, a lump]
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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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Proof idea: Roughly, summing an inequality given by Lemma 3.3 over all vertices with clumpy PFPs bounds a quantity below by the number of vertices with clumpy PFPs, and summing an inequality given by Lemma 3.2 over all edges incident with a vertex with a clumpy PFP gives an upper bound of 0 on the same quantity.
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It can be layered for superthick lashes and is not clumpy.
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The professionals on TV make it look a breeze, literally, whereas I only seem to be able to make it look clumpy and awkward.
SANITY partially returned to Strictly Come Dancing with the elimination of clueless Kate Garraway on Sunday but once again clumpy Kenny Logan managed to evade the dance-off thanks to his legion of Scottish voters, writes Jeremy Chapman.
The early universe was smooth and homogenous, quite a contrast from the clumpy clusters of galaxies observed today.
This composite portrait is providing a closer look at the clumpy, filamentary nature of the remnant, a more precise measurement of its distance from Earth, and a clearer indication of the type of star that exploded to become Kepler's supernova.
If you have a yeast infection, you might notice a fishy odor and clumpy white discharge.
I also wanted to make something that challenged my idea of form--of the refinement of form and how that happens." Baked in oil-fired kilns in Cholula, and made with the Texca family of brick makers out of locally available materials, these tiny, clumpy archetypes formed a collaborative work realized through a collectivity of creators.
Katy Perry Is it the burgundy turtleneck, the pleather-esque ankle grazers or the clumpy heels that makes us want to scratch our eyes out?