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bump Pronunciation Key (bmp)
v. bumped, bump·ing, bumps
To strike or collide with.
To cause to knock against an obstacle.
To knock to a new position; shift: bumped the crate out of the way.
To shake up and down; jolt: bumped the child on her knee; was bumped about on a rough flight.
To displace from a position within a group or organization.
To deprive (a passenger) of a reserved seat because of overbooking.
To raise; boost: bump up the price of gasoline.
Sports. To pass (a volleyball) by redirecting it with the forearms.
To hit or knock against something.
To proceed with jerks and jolts: bumped along slowly over the rocky terrain.
Sports. To bump a volleyball.
A blow, collision, or jolt.
The sound of something bumping: heard a loud bump in the dark.
A raised or rounded spot; a bulge.
A slight swelling or lump.
Something, such as unevenness or a hole in a road, that causes a bump.
A rise or increase, as in prices or enrollment.
One of the natural protuberances on the human skull, considered to have significance in phrenology.
A forward thrust of the pelvis, as in a burlesque striptease.
Sports. A pass in volleyball made by redirecting the ball with the inside of the forearms, especially when extended and held together.
Slang. A shot of hard liquor, sometimes accompanied by a beer chaser.
Orrr, its to indicate a meaningless post whose only duty is to place the thread onto the top so everyone can bask in its glory.
Like erm...let's say someone puts a "Frequently asked newbie questions and answers" on the newbie forum, then there's a sudden barrage of new topics there. Someone would want to *bump* the FAQ&As for all the newbies to see, so they can look at that instead of making a new thread.