2019 August 9, Joshua Azizi, “Shambhala Music Festival makes harm reduction a priority”, in The Georgia Straight:
“They're getting their drugs mixed up,” she said. “If someone did a line of coke, it would be a very different size than if someone did a bump of ketamine, right? So if they're thinking it's cocaine and they do a line, they could go into a k-hole and be completely unable to move for hours. Maybe not hours, but for a while.”
(US,slang,uncountable) Music, especially played over speakers at loud volume with strong bass frequency response.
2005, Jordan Houston, Darnell Carlton, Paul Beauregard, Premro Smith, Marlon Goodwin, David Brown, and Willie Hutchinson (lyrics), “Stay Fly”, in Most Known Unknown, Sony BMG, performed by Three 6 Mafia (featuring Young Buck, 8 Ball, and MJG):
Call me the juice and you know I'm a stunt; ride in the car with some bump in the trunk.
1985, Peter B. Doeringer, Michael J. Piore, Internal Labor Markets and Manpower Analysis (page 55)
For example, chain bumping, in which a bump by one employee initiates a series of consecutive bumps down a progression line before a layoff results, produces the greatest average number of reassignments per redundant employee.
I bumped the font size up to make my document easier to read.
(Internet) To post in an Internet forum thread in order to raise the thread's profile by returning it to the top of the list of active threads.
2015, Barbara Horrell; Christine Stephens; Mary Breheny, “Online Research with Informal Caregivers: Opportunities and Challenges”, in Qualitative Research in Psychology, volume 12, number 3, DOI:10.1080/14780887.2015.1040318, page 264:
As in [the online forum] carersvoicesnz, certain contributors were more visible, taking the initiative to "bump" the thread to bring it back into view if it went quiet.
(chemistry, of a superheated liquid) To suddenly boil, causing movement of the vessel and loss of liquid.
1916, Albert Prescott Mathews, Physiological chemistry:
Heat until the liquid bumps, then reduce the heat and continue the boiling for 1½ hours.
(transitive) To move (a booked passenger) to a later flight because of earlier delays or cancellations.
2005, Lois Jones, EasyJet: the story of Britain's biggest low-cost airline (page 192)
Easyjet said the compensation package for passengers bumped off flights was 'probably the most flawed piece of European legislation in recent years' […]
(transitive) To move the time of (a scheduled event).
2010, Nancy Conner, Matthew MacDonald, Office 2010: The Missing Manual, p. 332:
A colleague emails with news that her 4:30 meeting got bumped to 3:30.
(transitive) To pick (a lock) with a repeated striking motion that dislodges the pins.