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Jumping

Meanings and phrases

jumping

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground; jump
  2. the act of participating in an athletic competition in which you must jump

Mexican jumping bean

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. seed of Mexican shrubs of the genus Sebastiana containing the larva of a moth whose movements cause the bean to jerk or tumble; jumping bean; jumping seed

cross-country jumping

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. riding horses across country over obstructions to demonstrate horsemanship; cross-country riding

jumping bean

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. seed of Mexican shrubs of the genus Sebastiana containing the larva of a moth whose movements cause the bean to jerk or tumble; jumping seed; Mexican jumping bean

jumping bristletail

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. wingless insect living in dark moist places as under dead tree trunks; they make erratic leaps when disturbed; machilid

jumping gene

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a segment of DNA that can become integrated at many different sites along a chromosome (especially a segment of bacterial DNA that can be translocated as a whole); transposon

jumping jack

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. plaything consisting of a toy figure with movable joints that can be made to dance by pulling strings

jumping mouse

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any of several primitive mouselike rodents with long hind legs and no cheek pouches; of woodlands of Eurasia and North America

jumping orchid

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. orchid having both male and female flowers in the same raceme; when a sensitive projection at the base of the column of the male flower is touched the pollen is suddenly ejected; Catasetum macrocarpum

jumping plant louse

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small active cicada-like insect with hind legs adapted for leaping; feeds on plant juices; psylla; psyllid

jumping seed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. seed of Mexican shrubs of the genus Sebastiana containing the larva of a moth whose movements cause the bean to jerk or tumble; jumping bean; Mexican jumping bean

jumping up and down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. jumping in one spot (as in excitement)

meadow jumping mouse

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. widely distributed in northeastern and central United States and Canada; Zapus hudsonius

pole jumping

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 jump

ski jumping

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the act of performing a jump on skis from a high ramp overhanging a snow covered slope
E.g.
  • After his career, he worked as a ski jumping coach.
  • Cross country skiing and ski jumping are common sports.
  • Gibswil is known for the ski jumping hill Bachtelblick-Schanze.

stadium jumping

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. riding horses in competitions over set courses to demonstrate skill in jumping over obstacles; showjumping

show jumping

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Schridde won the German show jumping championship in 1960.
  • Prince Abdullah participated in various show jumping events.
  • Szalay-Bobrovniczky competed in show jumping for several years.

jumping off

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She kills herself by jumping off the castle walls.
  • The father then kills himself by jumping off a cliff.
  • Barnabas managed to prevent Josette from jumping off of Widow's Hill.

jumping spider

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Pelegrina proterva Pelegrina proterva is a species of jumping spider.
  • Eris rufa Eris rufa is a species of jumping spider in the family Salticidae.
  • Menemerus brachygnathus Menemerus brachygnathus is a genus of jumping spider.

jumping spiders

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This misdirects predators such as birds and jumping spiders (Salticidae).
  • Paramaevia Paramaevia is a genus of jumping spiders in the family Salticidae.
  • Sefton pledged to remove the colony of distinguished jumping spiders ("Attulus distinguendus") to another suitable site.

suicide by jumping

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A man has committed suicide by jumping in front of the train.
  • In 1985, his mother committed suicide by jumping under a train.
  • He commits suicide by jumping against the weapons of some Bedouin.

jumping competition

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The show jumping competition involved riding an unfamiliar horse over a course with 12 obstacles.
  • In the ski jumping competition he finished 25th and in the Nordic combined event he finished 18th.
  • At the 1932 Winter Olympics he finished sixth in the ski jumping competition and 23rd in the Nordic combined event.

species of jumping

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Pelegrina proterva Pelegrina proterva is a species of jumping spider.
  • Eris rufa Eris rufa is a species of jumping spider in the family Salticidae.
  • Eris flava Eris flava is a species of jumping spider in the family Salticidae.

jumping spider species

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Pellenes brevis Pellenes brevis is a jumping spider species in the genus "Pellenes".
  • Thyene imperialis Thyene imperialis is a jumping spider species in the genus "Thyene".
  • Lagnus monteithorum Lagnus monteithorum is a jumping spider species in the genus "Lagnus".

before jumping

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He leaned into defender Davis before jumping up.
  • Wat Yuen was said to have left behind a beautiful poem before jumping into the river.
  • Brody later smashes up a pawn shop, before jumping into Scarlett Snow's car and forcing her to drive away.
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