Adjective "Clump" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Clump


    Definition:

    noun

    1. a small, close group or cluster, especially of trees or other plants.

    2. a lump or mass.

    3. a heavy, thumping step, sound, etc.

    4. Immunology. a cluster of agglutinated bacteria, red blood cells, etc.

    5. a thick extra sole on a shoe.

    verb (used without object)

    6. Also, clomp. to walk heavily and clumsily.

    7. Immunology. to gather or be gathered into clumps; agglutinate.

    verb (used with object)

    8. to gather or form into a clump; mass.

    Origin:
    clump