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bumper in Motor vehicles topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbumperbump‧er1 /ˈbʌmpə $ -ər/ noun [countable]  1 British EnglishTTC a bar fixed on the front and back of a car to protect it if it hits anything syn fender American English2 bumper-to-bumper
Examples from the Corpus
bumperA battered and burned work basket projects low down in front like a bumper.Insiders say the front air intake, rounded but not necessarily elliptical, will be below the impact-absorbing front bumper.Not to mention an artificial grass lawn on the hood and a white picket fence on the front bumper.Our driver rolled up his window and backed away, lightly tapping the front bumper of the car behind.Both rackets have a synthetic protective bumper guard and both come in two colourways.He also threatened to drag him down the street handcuffed to the bumper of his car.