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We saw a dark figure approaching, and dragged her in with more bumping and scraping, and embraced her with rapture, for we had just escaped being detected by Mr.
A bird flying among trees avoids bumping into their branches; its avoidance is a response to visual sensations.
Frou-Frou started into a gallop, her left foot forward, made two bounds, and fretting at the tightened reins, passed into a jolting trot, bumping her rider up and down.
And it is another most extraordinary thing,' remarked the Minor Canon in the same tone as before, 'that these philanthropists are so given to seizing their fellow-creatures by the scruff of the neck, and (as one may say) bumping them into the paths of peace.
But with a preliminary sound of bumping outside some door behind him, the lady companion, in a threadbare black skirt and frayed blouse, came in rapidly, walking on her heels, and carrying in both hands a big Russian samovar, obviously too heavy for her.
was a question I had often heard asked, when everything was sliding and bumping about, and when it certainly did seem difficult to comprehend the possibility of anything afloat being more disturbed, without toppling over and going down.
Give her her head, Tom,' cried the host; and away they went, down the narrow lanes; jolting in and out of the cart-ruts, and bumping up against the hedges on either side, as if they would go to pieces every moment.
A fleet of barges were coming lazily on, some sideways, some head first, some stern first; all in a wrong-headed, dogged, obstinate way, bumping up against the larger craft, running under the bows of steamboats, getting into every kind of nook and corner where they had no business, and being crunched on all sides like so many walnut-shells; while each with its pair of long sweeps struggling and splashing in the water looked like some lumbering fish in pain.
In a study published in the August issue of the American Journal of Infection Control, researchers found that fist bumping transmits significantly fewer bacteria than either handshaking or high-fiving.
Abstract: Ball bumping can provide advantages over plated-up bumps for several reasons: ball bumps can be more cost effective; they can support multiple substrate attach technologies; single pass ball bump shapes are available without the planarization requirement; and ball bumping offers a technique for manufacturing unique thin flat pancake shaped bumps and other shapes.
Because of speeds and tighter courses, bumping is a necessary evil at races on shorter tracks like Bristol, Tenn.
QuickLook simplifies the development and management of wafer bumping processes by facilitating comparisons of bump height, position, area, roundness and volume within and among die, wafers and lots.