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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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Peter added: "The intellectual thought that led to speed bumps was to slow traffic down.
The researchers conclude that an increase in pain over speed bumps is associated with an increased likelihood of acute appendicitis.
Tim Shallcross, Welsh policy officer at the Institute of Advanced Motorists, said he would be fascinated to see the results of before and after monitoring of painted speed bumps.
The party's suggestion was that no new speed bumps should be allowed on public roads, and that existing bumps should be removed within two years.
Contrary to popular belief, speed bumps actually increase noise levels.
We are very aggressive with data collection to measure the effect of a speed bump project on adjacent streets.
The Market Wide Speed Bump was executed it is mandatory for all market makers on Feb 18, 2014.
Patients were classed as "speed bump positive" if their pain worsened while travelling over speed bumps or "speed bump negative" if they did not.
Of those, 54 were speed bump positive and 34 had acute appendicitis.
HUNDREDS of requests for speed bumps were made by residents in the first half of the year, it has been revealed.
They also can cause death when people driving very fast suddenly encounter a speed bump.
It's another speed bump, but you will see Donington has hit enough speed bumps and we are adept at getting over them and pushing forward," said Gillett.