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Definition of Hump

Hump
Hump Hump, n. [Cf. D. homp a lump, LG. hump heap, hill, stump, possibly akin to E. heap. Cf. Hunch.] 1. A protuberance; especially, the protuberance formed by a crooked back. 2. (Zo["o]l.) A fleshy protuberance on the back of an animal, as a camel or whale.

Meaning of Hump from wikipedia

- Hump, The Hump, or humping may refer to: a buffalo's or camel's hump containing its fat reservoir, see Camel#Ecological and behavioral adaptations Humping...
- The Hump was the name given by Allied pilots in the Second World War to the eastern end of the Himalayan Mountains over which they flew military transport...
- Larger yards tend to put the lead on an artificially built hill called a hump to use the force of gravity to propel the cars through the ladder. Freight...
- HuMPS". HillBaggingUK. The Humps: Humps are hills of any height with a drop of 100 metres or more on all sides The name Hump stands for HUndred Metre Prominence...
- Camel's Hump (alternatively Camels Hump) is Vermont's third-highest mountain and, at 4085 feet (1245 meters), the highest undeveloped peak. Because of...
- Hampton's hump, also called Hampton hump, is a radiologic sign which consists of a shallow wedge-shaped opacity in the periphery of the lung with its base...
- Buffalo Hump (Comanche potsʉnakwahipʉ "buffalo bull's back") (born ca. late 1790s to early 19th century — died 1870) was a War Chief of the Penateka band...
- traffic in order to improve safety conditions. Variations include the speed hump, speed cushion, and speed table. The use of vertical deflection devices is...
- this is done whether naked or clothed and is more commonly known as dry humping or dry ****. When frottage includes genital-genital rubbing, it is sometimes...
- The Harrington Hump is a modular and easy-to-install system by which the height of a railway platform can be increased at relatively low cost. The system...
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