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lump

(lŭmp)
n.
1. An irregularly shaped mass or piece.
2. Medicine A swelling or small palpable mass.
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But the three policemen were flung far and wide, and Bill Totts, raining down lumps of coal, held the fort.
you should hear Miss Twinkleton,' often nodding her head, and much enjoying the Lumps, 'bore about them, and then you wouldn't ask.
8, 2019, the House of Representatives ratified the proposed budget that had lump sums, which Arroyo now describes as 'unconstitutional.' It was unclear, however, why they ratified the spending bill which had lump sum appropriations.
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This puzzle refers to the observation that many individuals are reluctant to voluntarily exchange a lump sum for a lifelong income stream, despite the strong theoretical appeal of longevity insurance for most households (Yaari, 1965; Davidoff, Brown, and Diamond, 2005).
Very rarely, pain draws the attention of a woman to the presence of a lump lurking in her breast.
The unnamed woman first noticed the lump just below her right eye.
Conclusion: Fibroadenoma was a common benign breast disorder among women who presented with breast lump.
Some, such as cysts and fatty lumps, are relatively harmless - but there are many forms of cancer that may pose a threat to your dog's health.
In this paper, we investigate lump solutions for a fifth-order KdV-like equation.