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adj. bump·i·er, bump·i·est
1. Covered with or full of bumps: a bumpy country road.
2. Marked by bumps and jolts; rough: a bumpy flight.

bump′i·ly adv.
bump′i·ness n.
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Noun1.bumpiness - the texture of a surface that has many bumps
raggedness, roughness - a texture of a surface or edge that is not smooth but is irregular and uneven


n (of surface)Unebenheit f, → Hubbeligkeit f (inf); (of road, drive)Holp(e)rigkeit f; (of flight)Böigkeit f
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The bumpiness of the surface of the skin, at the micron scale, actually effects how light reflects off the surface," Professor Paul Debevec, associate director of graphics research at USC told the Times.
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Like the awkward bumpiness, this bold standing out is phallic but not mimetic.
In contrast to the case of the Ratthapala-sutta, where these elements suit the narrative progression well, in the case of the Sudinna account it seems as if a combination of textual pieces of differing provenance has created some degree of bumpiness in the progression of the tale.