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noun [countable] lump pronunciation in American English /lʌmp/
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  1. 1
    a solid piece of something that does not have a regular shape
    lump of: a lump of metal/coal/clay
    a lump of cheese/butter/meat
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    1. b.
      a solid piece in a substance that should be smooth or liquid
      Stir the sauce to get rid of any lumps.
  2. 2
    a small hard part on or under your skin that is caused by illness or injury
    lump in: Doctors found a lump in her breast.
    lump on: There was a lump on my head where the ball hit me.

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