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clump

noun [C]  /klʌmp/ us  

clump noun [C] (GROUP)

a group, esp. of plants: Small clumps of hardy grass had sprung up between the rocks.

clump

verb  /klʌmp/ us  

clump verb (WALK)

[I always + adv/prep] to walk in a noisy way with heavy steps: He clumped up the steps.

clump verb (GROUP)

[I/T] to gather in a group, or to cause this to happen: [T] In our office, the desks are clumped together with partitions around them.
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