jump jump  /ˈdʒəmp/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a sudden and decisive increase
  2. (n) an abrupt transition
  3. (n) (film) an abrupt transition from one scene to another
  4. (n) a sudden involuntary movement
  5. (n) descent with a parachute
  6. (n) the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground
  7. (v) move forward by leaps and bounds
  8. (v) move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm
  9. (v) make a sudden physical attack on
  10. (v) increase suddenly and significantly
  11. (v) be highly noticeable
  12. (v) enter eagerly into
  13. (v) rise in rank or status
  14. (v) jump down from an elevated point
  15. (v) run off or leave the rails
  16. (v) jump from an airplane and descend with a parachute
  17. (v) cause to jump or leap
  18. (v) start (a car engine whose battery is dead) by connecting it to another car's battery
  19. (v) bypass
  20. (v) pass abruptly from one state or topic to another
  21. (v) go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states or conditions

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. High JumpCroatiaAge: 24 The current world champion in high jump.
  2. Ever since the Greeks, athletes have been trying to see how far and high they can jump.
  3. Build an elaborate enough course and you'll feel like a little kid playing in the snow again, zooming downhill, popping up in the air, wiping out on a ramp jump a la Evel Knievel.

News

  1. Retail sales jump on strong car sales

    Retail sales jump on strong car sales
    on June 13, 2013     Source: CNNMoney.com via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Bodyweight Expert Reveals Advanced Lower Body Bodyweight Exercise Called the Jump Squat in a How-to Video from ...

    Jump Squats Revealed by BodyweightTorch.com in Video for Subscribers (PRWeb June 13, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/bodyweightcardioexercises/how-to-jump-squats/prweb10802238.htm
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. CES students raise funds for Jump Rope, Hoops for Heart

    Emily Hill / Staff photo – Celina Elementary School kindergarteners lead the way in jump roping. More than $5,000 was raised by Celina Elementary School students for its 15th annual participation in Jump Rope for Heart and Hoops for Heart.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Celina Record

Quotes

  1. Washington, DC (AHN) -- President George Bush said on Friday that players and owners "must take the Mitchell Report seriously" but that "it's best that all of us not jump to any conclusions on individual players named."
    on Dec 14, 2007 By: President Bush Source: AHN

  2. "We'll be working out the details in the weeks ahead, but it will be a two-year, nationwide effort to jump-start job creation in America and lay the foundation for a strong and growing economy," Obama said.
    on Nov 22, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Canada.com

  3. "I think it goes along the lines that now is the time to lower tax rates for investors, capital gains tax, dividend tax rates, to make sure that we can get the economy jump-started," said Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina.
    on Oct 12, 2008 By: Lindsey Graham Source: Reuters South Africa

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