Definition of Clumping

1. Noun. The sound of a horse's hoofs hitting on a hard surface.

Exact synonyms: Clip-clop, Clippety-clop, Clop, Clopping, Clunking
Generic synonyms: Sound

Definition of Clumping

1. Verb. (present participle of clump) ¹

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Definition of Clumping

1. clump [v] - See also: clump

Medical Definition of Clumping

1. The massing together of bacteria or other cells suspended in a fluid. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clumping

clumber spaniel
clump block
clump blocks
clump up
clumped up
clumping (current term)
clumping up
clumps up
clumsy person

Literary usage of Clumping

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1. Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary, Historical and by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley (1891)
"Collection, nd] 'Why, woman ! dost 'oo think 1'se had naught better to do than go clumping up and down the sky a-searching for thy ..."

2. The Serum Diagnosis of Disease by Richard Clarke Cabot (1899)
"THE NATURE OF THE clumping PROCESS. The fact that the discovery of the phenomenon of agglutination was made in the course of studies on immunity, ..."

3. Journal of Pathology and Bacteriology by Pathological Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1901)
"UDER BRUNTON, MD, FRS AT the meeting of the Physiological Congress in Cambridge, two years ago, I demonstrated an experiment by which the clumping of ..."

4. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1897)
"Kapid clumping and complete absence of translatory motion. Kapid clumping, cessation of motion except in a few single bacilli. Slow massing of the bacilli, ..."

5. Motivation & Learning: A Teachers Guide to Building Excitement for Learning by Spence Rogers, Jim Ludington, Shari Graham (1999)
"4.11 clumping PURPOSE To provide for quick reviews before beginning a lesson. DESCRIPTION In this activity, the students generate lists of "items" that fit ..."

6. The American Journal of Horticulture and Florist's Companion (1869)
"... of the purest magenta-colored flowers for many weeks.— O'Shane, in Floral World. ANNUALS WITH RED FLOWERS FOR clumping. — The pretty " Rose of Heaven ..."

7. The Making of Herbert Hoover by Rose Wilder Lane (1920)
"At dark, the tired horses came clumping into the barn with a jingling of harness and Bertie and Walter did the chores by lantern-light, while in the kitchen ..."

8. A Handbook of Medical Diagnosis: For the Use of Practitioners and Students by James Cornelius Wilson (1915)
"When motion of the bacilli is found absent and clumping good in both slides, the reaction is termed "positive," but when the free motion without clumping of ..."

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