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hump

 [hump]
a rounded eminence; called also gibbus.
dowager's hump popular name for dorsal kyphosis caused by multiple wedge fractures of the thoracic vertebrae seen in osteoporosis.

hump

(hŭmp),
A rounded protuberance or bulge.

hump

(hŭmp)
n.
1. A rounded mass or protuberance, such as the fleshy structure on the back of a camel or of some cattle.
2. A deformity of the back in humans caused by an abnormal convex curvature of the upper spine.
v. humped, humping, humps
v.tr.
To bend or round into a hump; arch.

humped (hŭmpt) adj.

hump

(hŭmp)
A rounded protuberance or bulge.
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The standards cover road grade or slope design, proximity to curve, street condition, curbs, spacing between humps, loading and unloading zones, diversion potential, proximity to water or electric utility access, and designated travel lanes.
but according to (https://www.forbes.com/sites/gordonkelly/2019/05/21/apple-iphone-xr2-11-max-upgrade-iphone-xs-max-xr/#3cf551b3578d) Forbes ' Gordon Kelly, the design doesn't make sense if it comes into fruition. This is because the hump leaves so much space on the back of the iPhone XR2 since it was made for the triple-camera model.
The research also found: | ONE in six (17%) UK drivers are confused about why councils use speed humps over other traffic calming measures.
|Some also find humps hard to spot, with more than a quarter (28%) wanting to see road markings and signage made clearer.
"If it was up to me, I wouldn't even consider road humps; it is people's attitude that is wrong and not the roads," said Capital Trustees Board chairman Mohammed Al Khozaie.
More cost-effective than speed humps, they also reduce the potential of damage to vehicles and the impact on ambulances.
The inspection will be carried out by a specialised team, which will also remove all non-standard and non-compliant humps located along main roads or internal streets.
According to statistics released by Ashghal, the Speed Humps Committee has received 750 applications since its formation in March 2015.
To furnish all labor, materials, equipment, and supervision necessary for the construction of eight (8) speed humps: three (3) on Selden Road between Riverside Drive and Country Club Road, four (4) speed humps on Gwynn Circle between Nicewood Drive and Tabbs Lane, and one (1) speed hump on Elaine Drive between Fischer Drive and Tabbs Lane.
The new speed humps were mainly built on the Gasidat road, which saw 1,244 accidents last year; and Al Jazeera Al Hamra road, which witnessed 1,625 accidents.