Meaning of CLUMP in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ klʌmp ]

( clumps, clumping, clumped)


A clump of things such as trees or plants is a small group of them growing together.

...a clump of trees bordering a side road.

= cluster

N-COUNT : oft N of n , in N in pl


A clump of things such as wires or hair is a group of them collected together in one place.

I was combing my hair and it was just falling out in clumps.

N-COUNT : oft N of n , in N in pl


If things clump together , they gather together and form small groups or lumps.

Brown rice takes longer to cook but it doesn’t clump together as easily as white rice.

VERB : V together

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