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verb clump pronunciation in British English /klʌmp/
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present tense
present participleclumping
past tenseclumped
past participleclumped
  1. 1
    [intransitive] to walk with heavy steps
    He clumped down the narrow stairs.
  2. 2
    [intransitive/transitive] same as clump2

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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