in-flight bump

воздушная яма на пути полёта

Англо-русский словарь по гражданской авиации. — М.: Скорпион-Россия. . 1996.

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  • Bump — or Bumps may refer to:*Bump (Internet), raising a thread s profile by returning it to the top of the list of active threads *Bump (union), in an unionised work environment, a re assignment of jobs on the basis of seniority *Bump (football), a… …   Wikipedia

  • bump —    (the bump)    peremptory dismissal from employment    The displacement is sudden:     They got bumped off the staff of the hospital. (Chandler, 1939)    2. American    to induce an employee to leave employment    In a situation where the… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • bump — v. 1) (d; intr.) to bump against, into (she bumped into me) 2) (D; tr.) to bump against, on (she bumped her arm against the table) 3) (colloq.) (AE) (D; tr.) ( to remove without warning ) to bump from (he was bumped from the flight) * * * [bʌmp]… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • bump — bump1 S3 [bʌmp] v [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: From the sound] 1.) [>I always + adv/prep, T] to hit or knock against something bump against ▪ I ran after him, bumping against people in my hurry. bump into ▪ Tim was a clumsy boy, always bumping… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bump — bumpingly, adv. /bump/, v.t. 1. to come more or less violently in contact with; collide with; strike: His car bumped a truck. 2. to cause to strike or collide: He bumped the car against a tree. 3. to dislodge or displace by the force of collision …   Universalium

  • bump — 01. I [bumped] my head getting into the car, and it really hurts. 02. My daughter [bumped] your car while she was parking, but it didn t leave a scratch on it. 03. Your son has quite a [bump] on his head from where he was hit with a baseball. 04 …   Grammatical examples in English

  • bump — noun 1》 a light blow or a jolting collision.     ↘Rowing (in races where boats make a spaced start one behind another) the point at which a boat begins to overtake or touch the boat ahead, thereby defeating it. 2》 a protuberance on a level… …   English new terms dictionary

  • bump — [[t]bʌmp[/t]] v. t. 1) to collide with; strike: The car bumped a truck[/ex] 2) to cause to strike or collide: He bumped the car against a tree[/ex] 3) to dislodge or displace by the force of collision 4) inf Informal. to remove, dismiss, or eject …   From formal English to slang

  • bump — v. remove a passenger with a confirmed reservation as a result of the flight being overbooked. I got bumped from my flight and am stuck here for two hours …   English slang

  • bump — I. noun Etymology: probably imitative of the sound of a blow Date: 1581 1. a relatively abrupt convexity or protuberance on a surface: as a. a swelling of tissue b. a cranial protuberance 2. a. a sudden forceful blow, impact, or jolt b. demotion… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bump — tv. to remove someone from an airplane flight, usually involuntarily, be ause of overbooking. □ They bumped me, but gave me something to make up for it. □ Is this airline in the habit of bumping old ladies? …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions


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