Definition of 'clump'
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Blitz until ingredients combine and clump together. The Sun (2016)They disperse in winter and may turn up in almost any large clump of reeds. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They like clumps of trees that are close together so that it is easy for them to fly between them. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Thus new clumps of mistletoe form. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Blitz for a few seconds until the dough clumps together (if doing this by hand it may take longer). Times, Sunday Times (2016)If you already have large clumps, this is the time to lift and divide them, which will stop them getting too congested and keep them flowering well. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The clump of hair suggests he probably died young. The Sun (2010)Last year there were dozens of them and they were taking over my perennial clumps. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This will help the granola to form crispy clumps without extra oil. The Sun (2015)Given time they will make big clumps. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Process again until the mixture sticks together in clumps. Times, Sunday Times (2015)How many bulbs were there in the smallest and largest clumps? Times, Sunday Times (2014)One picture appeared to show clumps of hair on the pavement afterwards. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This may seem generous but offsets quickly grow to form dense clumps. Times, Sunday Times (2008) Big old clumps can be chopped in halves or quarters. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Bond hit the mum of one twice and ripped out the clump of hair. The Sun (2014) Big clumps can always spare a bit. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The diva appeared to be one clump short of a full head as she sported a middle parting. The Sun (2008)In salt marshes along the shore and on the sea walls there are now large clumps of sea lavender. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Trees put more food into the urban ecosystem than all those precious grasses and perennials and clumps of nettles put together. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This clumps together and wrecks memory. The Sun (2016)When some of them were shot, they dropped back to a clump of trees to regroup. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Take the other half and split again, so one clump becomes three. Times, Sunday Times (2009)With large clumps dig up the entire plant and split using back-to-back garden forks pushed together. Times, Sunday Times (2013)With stems and foliage of darkest purple, it forms clumps over time. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Granted, people often clump together for mutual protection from an outside enemy. Christianity Today (2000)In poor soil the flower heads become smaller and the clumps thinner and shorter, but the plant will still stand up. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Pulling apart a fully grown clump of any perennial inevitably makes the stems flop, since they no longer have support from each other. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I will think carefully about how to place the clumps during the planting work in December. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'clump'
British English: clump NOUN
A clump of things such as trees or plants is a small group of them growing together.
...a clump of trees bordering a side road.
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