Definition of Lumping

1. a. Bulky; heavy.



Definition of Lumping

1. Verb. (present participle of lump) ¹

2. Adjective. bulky; heavy ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lumping

1. lump [v] - See also: lump

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lumping

lumped
lumpen
lumpenly
lumpenproletariat
lumpenproletariats
lumpens
lumper
lumpers
lumpfish
lumpfishes
lumpier
lumpiest
lumpily
lumpiness
lumpinesses
lumping (current term)
lumpingly
lumpish
lumpishly
lumpishness
lumpishnesses
lumpkin
lumpkins
lumps
lumpsucker
lumpsuckers
lumpsum
lumpy
lumpy jaw
lumpy skin disease

Literary usage of Lumping

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1. Diagnosis and Severity of Drug Abuse and Drug Dependence edited by Jack D. Blaine, Arthur M. Horton, Jr., Leland H. Towle (1997)
"The RDP found it useful to emphasize that single-set criterion arrays have inherent disadvantages in both diagnostic rigor and precision. lumping ..."

2. The Principles of Sociology by Edward Alsworth Ross (1920)
"LVI Humanizing the Courts of Justice The Cost of lumping Together the Unlik. school of ... On the exceptional lumping imposes the pain of misfit. ..."

3. A Treatise on Criminal Procedure by Francis Wharton, James Manford Kerr (1918)
"Indefinite, Insensible, or lumping Descriptions. § 254. PERSONAL CHATTELS, WHEN SUBJECTS OF AN OFFENSE, MUST BE SPECIFICALLY DESCRIBED. When, as in larceny, ..."

4. Quantities: A Text-book for Surveyors, in Tabulated Form by Banister Fletcher, Herbert Phillips Fletcher (1888)
"DIFFICULTY OF DEALING WITH PRACTICE OF lumping—PIECING STONES—TAKING DOWN ... Therefore a ready expedient is often resorted to of " lumping," which though ..."

5. A Commentary on the Law of Contracts by Francis Wharton (1882)
"2—In New York, however, it is held that where there is a contract to deliver a specified quantity of goods, on a particular day, at a lumping price, ..."

6. The Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation by James William Tutt, Malcolm Burr (1890)
"With Barrett's experience, he ought to have felt that he was " lumping," and have ... lumping."

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