Word:

jump

Pronunciation: jŭmt; 215
n.1.A kind of loose jacket for men.
v. i.1.
[imp. & p. p. jumped (jŭmt; 215); p. pr. & vb. n. jumping.]
1.To spring free from the ground by the muscular action of the feet and legs; to project one's self through the air; to spring; to bound; to leap.
2.To move as if by jumping; to bounce; to jolt.
A flock of geese jump down together.
- Dryden.
3.To coincide; to agree; to accord; to tally; - followed by with.
To jump at
to spring to; hence, fig., to accept suddenly or eagerly; as, a fish jumps at a bait; to jump at a chance.
v. t.1.To pass over by means of a spring or leap; to overleap; as, to jump a stream.
2.To cause to jump; as, he jumped his horse across the ditch.
3.To expose to danger; to risk; to hazard.
To jump a body with a dangerous physic.
- Shak.
4.(Smithwork) To join by a butt weld.
5.(Quarrying) To bore with a jumper.
To jump a claim
to enter upon and take possession of land to which another has acquired a claim by prior entry and occupation.
To jump one's bail
to abscond while at liberty under bail bonds.
To jump the gun
to begin to run (in a footrace) before the starting gun has fired; hence, (fig.) to begin any activity before the designated starting time.
n.1.The act of jumping; a leap; a spring; a bound.
2.An effort; an attempt; a venture.
Our fortune lies
Upon thisjump.
- Shak.
3.The space traversed by a leap.
4.(Mining) A dislocation in a stratum; a fault.
5.(Arch.) An abrupt interruption of level in a piece of brickwork or masonry.
6.A jump-start; as, to get a jump from a passing mmotorist.
From the jump
from the start or beginning.
Jump joint
a - A butt joint
b - A flush joint, as of plank in carvel-built vessels.
Jump seat
a - A movable carriage seat
b - A carriage constructed with a seat which may be shifted so as to make room for second or extra seat. Also used adjectively; as, a jump-seat wagon.
a.1.Nice; exact; matched; fitting; precise.
adv.1.Exactly; pat.
n.1.same as jump-start, n..
v. t.1.same as jump-start, v. t..
Noun1.jump - a sudden and decisive increase; "a jump in attendance"
Synonyms: leap
2.jump - an abrupt transition; "a successful leap from college to the major leagues"
Synonyms: leap, saltation
3.jump - (film) an abrupt transition from one scene to another
4.jump - a sudden involuntary movement; "he awoke with a start"
Synonyms: startle, start
5.jumpjump - descent with a parachute; "he had done a lot of parachuting in the army"
Synonyms: parachuting
6.jump - the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground; "he advanced in a series of jumps"; "the jumping was unexpected"
Synonyms: jumping
Verb1.jump - move forward by leaps and bounds; "The horse bounded across the meadow"; "The child leapt across the puddle"; "Can you jump over the fence?"
Synonyms: bound, leap, spring
2.jump - move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm; "She startled when I walked into the room"
Synonyms: startle, start
3.jump - make a sudden physical attack on; "The muggers jumped the woman in the fur coat"
4.jump - increase suddenly and significantly; "Prices jumped overnight"
5.jump - be highly noticeable
6.jump - enter eagerly into; "He jumped into the game"
7.jump - rise in rank or status; "Her new novel jumped high on the bestseller list"
Synonyms: climb up, rise
8.jump - run off or leave the rails; "the train derailed because a cow was standing on the tracks"
Synonyms: derail
9.jump - jump from an airplane and descend with a parachute
Synonyms: parachute
10.jump - cause to jump or leap; "the trainer jumped the tiger through the hoop"
Synonyms: leap
11.jump - start a car engine whose battery by connecting it to another car's battery
12.jump - bypass; "He skipped a row in the text and so the sentence was incomprehensible"
13.jump - pass abruptly from one state or topic to another; "leap into fame"; "jump to a conclusion"
Synonyms: leap
14.jump - go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states or conditions
Synonyms: alternate
(programming)jump - (Or "branch") The term for a goto instruction, usually in a context of machine languages. "Branch" may be synonymous with "jump", or may refer to jumps that depend on a condition.
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