Definition of Slumps

1. Noun. (plural of slump) ¹



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Definition of Slumps

1. slump [v] - See also: slump

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slumps

slummier
slummiest
slumming
slummings
slummock
slummocks
slummy
slump
slumped
slumpflation
slumpflations
slumpier
slumpiest
slumping
slumpings
slumps (current term)
slumpy
slums
slung
slungshot
slungshots
slunk
slunks
slunt
slunts
slur
slur over
slurb
slurban
slurbs

Literary usage of Slumps

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1. Pennsylvania Archives by Samuel Hazard, John Blair Linn, William Henry Egle, Pennsylvania Dept. of Public Instruction, George Edward Reed, Pennsylvania State Library, Thomas Lynch Montgomery, Gertrude MacKinney, Charles Francis Hoban (1877)
"... the iron and steele there bee of good temper for slumps and M,ch uses, whether y timber of those parts be good for that purpose & growes neare the sea ..."

2. A College Text-book of Geology by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury (1909)
"Creep, slumps, and landslides. When the soil and subsoil on a slope become charged with water, they tend to move downward. When the movement is too slow to ..."

3. New Zealand in Evolution: Industrial, Economic and Political by Guy Hardy Scholefield, William Pember Reeves (1909)
"... TENAX" A native industry—Universal utility—Export of native produce—Primitive methods—The last of Maori industry—" Booms " and " slumps "— Regeneration ..."

4. The California earthquake of April 18, 1906: Report of the state earthquake by Andrew Cowper Lawson, Harry Fielding Reid (1908)
"Thus in the winter of 1889-1890, in which the rainfall was exceptionally heavy, earth-slumps thruout the Coast Ranges were much more active than in seasons ..."

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