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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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Still, there's at least one very prestigious job the humpbacked giant may continue doing for many years: transporting the President of the United States.
Kyphosis is to increase the curvature in upper part of back that cause to round upper back part so-called humpbacked [5].
To his two daughters, brown-haired Helene and humpbacked Hildegard, the old man had sworn as well: What I leave behind, stays with the house
In his writings and research, Brown focuses on small humpbacked flies called phorids, classified in the Phoridae family, which by current counts includes about 4,000 species.
But the budget wasn't so tight that NASA had to eliminate what was known as the Voyager Interstellar Message Project - golden discs that contain sounds ranging from Chuck Berry to a humpbacked whale, greetings in 59 human languages, mathematical definitions, photographs of the diversity of life on Earth and much more.
The original design had nearly a hundred-year run, and it's back as an all-new streamlined, gorgeousas-ever but slightly less humpbacked version, using a different recoil-operated cycling system.
That plane's latest variant, the 747-8, has also failed to sustain the momentum of earlier versions, with Chicago-based Boeing booking the last orders for the humpbacked jet one year ago.
His metallic sculpture of the Zebu (a humpbacked South Asian ox or cow) evokes an aspect of brutality yet also fragility and elegance.
If King Edward had been attuned to the predatory punning wit of his humpbacked brother, he might have realized that the Duke of Gloucester also fulfills the prophecy.
When he revives a work from the past, like his Nutcracker for ABT, his Don Quixote for the Dutch National Ballet, or his The Little Humpbacked Horse for the Maryinsky Ballet, he doesn't "modernize" them, but goes deeper into their poetic underpinnings and ambiance, shaping the classical steps to yield different musical and emotional qualities.
For every man of woman born, though he be long secure, Will one day be borne on humpbacked bier.