hummock definition

  • noun:
    • the lowest mound or ridge of planet; a knoll.
    • A tract of forested land that increases above an adjacent marsh in the south US.
    • A ridge or mountain of ice in an ice area.
    • a little mountain; a hillock; a knoll.
    • A ridge or slope of ice in an ice industry.
    • A rounded knoll or hillock; a rise of floor of no great extent, above an amount area.
    • A ridge or stack of ice on an ice area.
    • Timbered land. See Hammock.
    • A low height, hillock, or knoll.
    • the type of the hand as soon as the fingers are joined and curved in a straight line, or bunched utilizing the end associated with thumb: since, to mak' a hummock.
    • As much of every loose material as can be used up in hand using fingers so bent: because, a hummock of meal.
    • a reduced hill of sand on the sea-shore. Compare dune.
    • a little normal mountain

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