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Hump

Informal; a period of rising security prices followed by a period of declining security prices. The period may be long term, short term or any period between the two. On a chart, this looks somewhat like a camel's hump. See also: Inverted Saucer.
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After finding the top of structurally sound, 20-foot hump rising out of the main-lake depths, they fished only the summit without moving around to check the sides Lind surrounding deep water.
But, contrary to what many people think, the humps a re not used for storing water.
COMMERCIAL truck drivers working at a quarry in Parekklissia village outside Limassol yesterday closed the exit to the village from the Limassol-Nicosia motorway, in protest at the placement of humps on the road to prevent vehicles from speeding when passing through the village.
A City Councilor is pushing for a measure that will regulate the construction of humps and other protuberance on public roads.
The 3D renders show that the camera hump at the back will be retained,
One of the misinformation is when the book says in its fourth chapter and page 65: "camels drink lot of water at one time to store it in their humps."
SPEED humps are causing 'too much' damage to cars, a new survey has found.
They became the first to tick off a huge list of 2985 HuMPs, which are defined as British hills with Hundred Metres of Prominence (100-metre drop on all sides).
(ii) Obtaining a statistical model to examine the impact of speed hump characteristics (length, height and distance between consecutive humps) on hump-crossing vehicle speed for different vehicles types
Finding floating debris always increases your chances of finding fish, or you can work some of the humps.
The government's 'dump the hump' initiative in June 2011 allowed councils "to put in place 20mph schemes on residential roads or use common-sense measures such as variable speed limits outside schools".
The Public Works Authority's (Ashghal) "Special Committee for Speed Humps" has received 754 requests since it was first formed in March, local Arabic daily Arrayah has reported.