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Jump

Meanings and phrases

jump

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a sudden and decisive increase; leap
  2. (film) an abrupt transition from one scene to another
  3. descent with a parachute; parachuting
  4. the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground; jumping
  5. an abrupt transition; leap; saltation
  6. a sudden involuntary movement; startle; start

jump

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. move forward by leaps and bounds; leap; bound; spring
  2. move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm; startle; start
  3. make a sudden physical attack on
  4. increase suddenly and significantly
  5. enter eagerly into
  6. be highly noticeable; leap out; jump out; stand out; stick out
  7. rise in rank or status; rise; climb up
  8. go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states or conditions; alternate
  9. jump from an airplane and descend with a parachute; chute; parachute
  10. run off or leave the rails; derail
  11. jump down from an elevated point; leap; jump off
  12. cause to jump or leap; leap
  13. bypass; pass over; skip; skip over
  14. start (a car engine whose battery is dead) by connecting it to another car's battery; jumpstart; jump-start
  15. pass abruptly from one state or topic to another; leap

broad jump

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the act of jumping as far as possible from a running start; long jump
  2. a competition that involves jumping as far as possible from a running start; long jump
E.g.
  • At PSU's Pro Day, he also had a 9'11" broad jump and a 35" vertical.
  • She won the 100 yard dash, 100 yard low hurdles, and running broad jump.
  • He set state records in the broad jump, 100-yard dash, and 180-yard hurdles.

get the jump

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. be there first

high jump

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a competition that involves jumping as high as possible over a horizontal bar
  2. the act of jumping as high as possible over a horizontal bar
E.g.
  • In 1928 she finished seventh in the high jump event.
  • She won a bronze medal in high jump in 1951 Asian Games.
  • He also competed successfully in hurdling and high jump.

jump ball

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (basketball) the way play begins or resumes when possession is disputed; an official tosses the ball up between two players who jump in an effort to tap it to a teammate

jump cut

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an immediate transition from one scene to another

jump for joy

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. feel extreme happiness or elation; exult; walk on air; be on cloud nine

jump off

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. set off quickly, usually with success
  2. jump down from an elevated point; jump; leap
E.g.
  • Cowboys performed stunt fistfights and jump off rooftops.
  • to jump off the cliff and kill herself.
  • and tells him "Why don't you jump off the bridge and kill yourself?

jump on

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. get up on the back of; hop on; mount; mount up; get on; climb on; bestride

jump out

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. be highly noticeable; leap out; jump; stand out; stick out

jump rope

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a length of rope (usually with handles on each end) that is swung around while someone jumps over it; skip rope; skipping rope
  2. a child's game or a cardiopulmonary exercise in which the player jumps over a swinging rope

jump seat

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a folding seat in an automobile

jump shot

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (basketball) a player releases the basketball at the high point of a jump; jumper
E.g.
  • In 1995 Holger calculated the optimum angle of a jump shot to be 60 degrees.
  • On December 12, 2015, Felix hit the game-winning jump shot at the buzzer in an 84-82 upset of No.
  • The two most common shots that use the above described setup are the "set shot" and the "jump shot".

jump suit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. one-piece garment fashioned after a parachutist's uniform; jumpsuit
  2. one-piece uniform worn by parachutists

long jump

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the act of jumping as far as possible from a running start; broad jump
  2. a competition that involves jumping as far as possible from a running start; broad jump
E.g.
  • gold medal winner in both long jump and triple jump.
  • She placed 8th in the women's long jump F37/38.
  • His talent at long jump was discovered by Elna de Beer.

pole jump

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a competition that involves jumping over a high crossbar with the aid of a long pole; pole vault; pole vaulting; pole jumping

quantum jump

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (physics) an abrupt transition of an electron or atom or molecule from one quantum state to another with the emission or absorption of a quantum
  2. a sudden large increase or advance; quantum leap

ski jump

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a steep downward ramp from which skiers jump
E.g.
  • The first ski jump at the site was built in the 1890s.
  • He also won the ski jump event at the Holmenkollen ski festival in 1965.
  • Sporting facilities include an ice hockey rink, a soccer field, and a K-47 ski jump.

ski jump

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. jump on skis
E.g.
  • The first ski jump at the site was built in the 1890s.
  • He also won the ski jump event at the Holmenkollen ski festival in 1965.
  • Sporting facilities include an ice hockey rink, a soccer field, and a K-47 ski jump.

triple jump

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an athletic contest in which a competitor must perform successively a hop and a step and a jump in continuous movement; hop-step-and-jump
E.g.
  • gold medal winner in both long jump and triple jump.
  • In 2013, she held a women's triple jump ranking of No.
  • A women's triple jump was contested for the first time.

water jump

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a pool or stream in a steeplechase or similar contest

jump event

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1928 she finished seventh in the high jump event.
  • She specialised in the high jump event during her career.
  • In 1928 Clark finished fifth in the Olympic high jump event.

best jump

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Her personal best jump was 1.63 metres.
  • His personal best jump is 2.28 metres achieved in 2004 and 2009.
  • His personal best jump was 5.65 metres, achieved in June 1992 in Havana.

personal best jump

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Her personal best jump was 1.63 metres.
  • His personal best jump is 2.28 metres achieved in 2004 and 2009.
  • His personal best jump was 5.65 metres, achieved in June 1992 in Havana.

long jump event

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He competed in the long jump event at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

high jump event

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1928 she finished seventh in the high jump event.
  • She specialised in the high jump event during her career.
  • In 1928 Clark finished fifth in the Olympic high jump event.

vertical jump

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He placed first in the vertical jump with a 38.5 in.
  • Hunt also boasts a vertical jump.
  • During the freshman testing, he accomplished a 35-inch vertical jump.

triple jump event

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He competed in the triple jump event at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
  • He competed in the triple jump event at the 2008, 2012 and 2016 Summer Olympics.
E.g.
  • At the 1934 Empire Games she won the silver medal in the high jump competition.
  • He won the 1978 European Championships high jump competition with a jump of 230 cm.
  • Misawa won a long jump competition held by Koshigaya in elementary school, and joined the gymnastics club in junior high.

jump up

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Robbit can jump up to three times in mid-air, which allows him to reach extreme heights.
  • So after a short while, Nellie turned with a frown, Saying "You hang on tight love and I'll jump up and down".
  • To complete an up-down, the contestant must first lay down flat in the mud, then jump up and hit a disk above his/her head.

parachute jump

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Four professional parachutists performed the parachute jump from the rear exit stair of the Boeing 727.
  • In August 1956, the recon platoon made its first parachute jump from a jet aircraft, the F3D-2 Skyknight.
  • After a free-fall with the RAF in 1973, Noakes held the record for the longest free-fall parachute jump by a British civilian for a time.
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