Origin of thump
OTHER WORDS FROM thumpthumper, nounun·thumped, adjective
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How to use thump in a sentence
The vibrometer measures the vibration of the surface and translates it into airborne sound that humans can hear, revealing an acoustic barrage of thumps, scrapes and buzzes.Jumping spiders’ remarkable senses capture a world beyond our perception|Betsy Mason|October 25, 2021|Science News
Listening to the deadmau5 track “4Ware,” I could feel the thump of the kick drum more than I’d expect from 5-inch drivers.Fluance Ai41 stereo speakers review: Pint-sized powerhouses|Mike Levine|October 20, 2021|Popular-Science
However, on music made for the bass to be felt as well as heard, the high Bass Boost can really help lay that extra thump on your chest.
Biles was solid throughout the routine, punctuating each skill with the confident thump of a solid landing on the beam.Simone Biles Returns to the Tokyo Olympics—With a Big Statement|Alice Park/Tokyo|August 3, 2021|Time
It delivers plenty of thump while removing more fear that it could get ruined rolling around in the sand or falling in the water.JBL speaker comparison: Which model is right for you?|Billy Cadden|June 30, 2021|Popular-Science
He picked up a large stick and lobbed it through the trees; it crashed through branches, and we heard it land with a thump.Walking With Wildebeests: Exploring the Serengeti on Foot|Joanna Eede|July 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The first day I arrived, I had heard the sound in my hotel in Shahre Nau, a deep thump, and shivered.
Conservatives are far more eager to thump their chests about these things.
In the end, Silverman hurled her microphone to the floor with an ear-splitting thump, and made a quick getaway.
From somewhere in the thicket below a muffled thump, thump, thump came up to them, as though some one was wielding an ax.Motor Matt's "Century" Run|Stanley R. Matthews
Simultaneously, Bud swung his feet to the cold floor with a thump designed solely to inform Cash that Bud was getting up.Cabin Fever|B. M. Bower
His head was still sore from that great thump against the apple tree.
Then the same strange thump, thump, thump, was heard going down the trail again.
Never again did the woman hear that strange thump, thump, thump; and never again did the bear call to see if she were at home.