jumping jumping  /ˈdʒəm pɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the act of participating in an athletic competition in which you must jump
  2. (n) the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground

Usage(s):

  1. A parachuter floats to the bottom of the New River Gorge after jumping off the 876 foot high New River Bridge in New River Gorge, West Virginia.
  2. On average, two people per month are either seen jumping or found in the water.
  3. You're a tiny running man sprinting, jumping and sliding through a post-apocalyptic landscape, relentlessly pursued by an enormous hovering robot.

News

  1. Blake Hughes named to USA Ski Jumping post

    The Park City resident competed in ski jumping for 15 years and ended his competitive career in 2009.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Park Record

  2. Video catches monkey jumping out at shocked Texas cop

    Video catches monkey jumping out at shocked Texas cop Houston Chronicle Copyright 2013 Houston Chronicle. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 12:10 pm, Friday, June 21, 2013 Law-enforcement officers are trained to take their jobs seriously, but an Aransas Pass rookie cop found himself monkeying around during a traffic stop ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Houston Chronicle

  3. Why jumping genes don't send us into meltdown

    ( University of Nottingham ) A team of researchers, led by academics at The University of Nottingham, has explained why the so-called 'jumping genes' found in most living organisms don't ultimately kill off their hosts, putting an end to a long-standing scientific mystery.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

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Quotes

  1. "The helicopter almost fell from the sky because we were jumping up and down, yelling, crying, hugging one another," Betancourt said. "We couldn't believe it."
    on Jul 2, 2008 By: Ingrid Betancourt Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. Obama said "we don't know all the answers yet and I would caution to jumping to conclusions until we have all the facts."
    on Nov 5, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: USA Today

  3. "We are not jumping to any conclusions, but the circumstances surrounding Carol's death appear to be unusual enough to raise serious questions and warrant a thorough investigation," Gotbaum's stepmother-in-law, Betsy Gotbaum, said in a statement.
    on Oct 1, 2007 By: Betsy Gotbaum Source: International Herald Tribune

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