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14 definitions found
 for jump
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  jump \jump\ (j[u^]mp), n. [Cf. F. jupe a long petticoat, a
     skirt. Cf. juppon.]
     (a) A kind of loose jacket for men.
     (b) pl. A bodice worn instead of stays by women in the 18th
         century.
         [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  jump \jump\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. jumped (j[u^]mt; 215); p. pr.
     & vb. n. jumping.] [Akin to OD. gumpen, dial. G. gumpen,
     jumpen.]
     [1913 Webster]
     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.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              Not the worst of the three but jumps twelve foot and
              a half by the square.                 --Shak.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To move as if by jumping; to bounce; to jolt. "The jumping
        chariots." --Nahum iii. 2.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              A flock of geese jump down together.  --Dryden.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. To coincide; to agree; to accord; to tally; -- followed by
        with. "It jumps with my humor." --Shak.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     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.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Jump \Jump\, v. t.
     1. To pass over by means of a spring or leap; to overleap;
        as, to jump a stream.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To cause to jump; as, he jumped his horse across the
        ditch.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. To expose to danger; to risk; to hazard. [Obs.]
        [1913 Webster]
  
              To jump a body with a dangerous physic. --Shak.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     4. (Smithwork)
        (a) To join by a butt weld.
        (b) To thicken or enlarge by endwise blows; to upset.
            [1913 Webster]
  
     5. (Quarrying) To bore with a jumper.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     To jump a claim, to enter upon and take possession of land
        to which another has acquired a claim by prior entry and
        occupation. [Western U. S. & Australia] See Claim, n.,
        3.
  
     To jump one's bail, to abscond while at liberty under bail
        bonds. [Slang, U. S.]
  
     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.
        [1913 Webster +PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Jump \Jump\, a.
     Nice; exact; matched; fitting; precise. [Obs.] "Jump names."
     --B. Jonson.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Jump \Jump\, adv.
     Exactly; pat. [Obs.] --Shak.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  jump \jump\ (j[u^]mp), n.
     same as jump-start, n..
     [PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  jump \jump\ (j[u^]mp), v. t.
     same as jump-start, v. t..
     [PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Jump \Jump\, n.
     1. The act of jumping; a leap; a spring; a bound. "To advance
        by jumps." --Locke.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. An effort; an attempt; a venture. [Obs.]
        [1913 Webster]
  
              Our fortune lies
              Upon thisjump.                        --Shak.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. The space traversed by a leap.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     4. (Mining) A dislocation in a stratum; a fault.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     5. (Arch.) An abrupt interruption of level in a piece of
        brickwork or masonry.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     6. A jump-start; as, to get a jump from a passing mmotorist.
        [PJC]
  
     From the jump, from the start or beginning. [Colloq.]
  
     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.
            [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Jump-start \Jump"-start`\, n.
     The action or event of jump-starting. For motor vehicles, the
     jump-starting of an engine is also called a jump.
     [PJC] Jump suit

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Jupon \Ju*pon"\, Juppon \Jup*pon"\, n. [F. jupon, fr. jupe
     skirt, Sp. aljuba a Moorish garment, Ar. jubba.] [Written
     variously jupe, jump, juppo, etc.]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. A sleeveless jacket worn over the armor in the 14th
        century. It fitted closely, and descended below the hips.
        --Dryden.
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     2. A petticoat. --Halliwell.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  jump
      n 1: a sudden and decisive increase; "a jump in attendance"
           [syn: jump, leap]
      2: an abrupt transition; "a successful leap from college to the
         major leagues" [syn: leap, jump, saltation]
      3: (film) an abrupt transition from one scene to another
      4: a sudden involuntary movement; "he awoke with a start" [syn:
         startle, jump, start]
      5: descent with a parachute; "he had done a lot of parachuting
         in the army" [syn: jump, parachuting]
      6: the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground; "he
         advanced in a series of jumps"; "the jumping was unexpected"
         [syn: jump, jumping]
      v 1: move forward by leaps and bounds; "The horse bounded across
           the meadow"; "The child leapt across the puddle"; "Can you
           jump over the fence?" [syn: jump, leap, bound,
           spring]
      2: move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm; "She
         startled when I walked into the room" [syn: startle,
         jump, start]
      3: make a sudden physical attack on; "The muggers jumped the
         woman in the fur coat"
      4: increase suddenly and significantly; "Prices jumped
         overnight"
      5: be highly noticeable [syn: leap out, jump out, jump,
         stand out, stick out]
      6: enter eagerly into; "He jumped into the game"
      7: rise in rank or status; "Her new novel jumped high on the
         bestseller list" [syn: rise, jump, climb up]
      8: jump down from an elevated point; "the parachutist didn't
         want to jump"; "every year, hundreds of people jump off the
         Golden Gate bridge"; "the widow leapt into the funeral pyre"
         [syn: jump, leap, jump off]
      9: run off or leave the rails; "the train derailed because a cow
         was standing on the tracks" [syn: derail, jump]
      10: jump from an airplane and descend with a parachute [syn:
          chute, parachute, jump]
      11: cause to jump or leap; "the trainer jumped the tiger through
          the hoop" [syn: jump, leap]
      12: start (a car engine whose battery is dead) by connecting it
          to another car's battery [syn: jumpstart, jump-start,
          jump]
      13: bypass; "He skipped a row in the text and so the sentence
          was incomprehensible" [syn: jump, pass over, skip,
          skip over]
      14: pass abruptly from one state or topic to another; "leap into
          fame"; "jump to a conclusion"; "jump from one thing to
          another" [syn: leap, jump]
      15: go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states
          or conditions [syn: alternate, jump]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  461 Moby Thesaurus words for "jump":
     Highland fling, abandon, abscond, absquatulate, accept, access,
     accession, accretion, accrual, accruement, accumulation, addition,
     advance, advantage, aggrandizement, airlift, amble, ambush,
     amplification, anabasis, and jump, appreciation, ascension, ascent,
     assail, assault, attack, augmentation, avoid, bail out, ballooning,
     barge, barricade, be startled, beat a retreat, blitz, bloating,
     bob, bobble, boggle, bolt, boom, boost, bounce, bound, bowl along,
     breach, break, break away, break jail, break loose, broad jump,
     broadening, buck, buckjump, buildup, bulge, bump, bundle,
     bushwhack, bypass, caesura, caper, capriole, catch, catch at,
     cavort, chatter, clamber, clear, clear out, clearance, climb,
     climbing, clop, clump, coign of vantage, come at, come down on,
     crack down on, crescendo, curvet, cut, cut and run, cut loose,
     decamp, demivolt, depart, descend on, descend upon, desert, desire,
     development, didder, discontinuity, disregard, distance between,
     double space, drag, draw first blood, drop, edema, edge, elevation,
     elope, em space, en space, enlargement, escalade, escalate,
     escalation, escape, escape prison, evade, expansion, extension,
     fall on, fall upon, falter, fasten upon, fence, fight shy, flee,
     flight, flinch, flood, flounce, fly, fly the coop, flying jump,
     flying start, foot, footfall, footslog, footstep, fountain,
     freeboard, fugitate, gain, galliard, gambol, gang up on, gap,
     gelandesprung, get away, get clear of, get free, get out,
     get out of, gloss over, go AWOL, go at, go for, goldbrick,
     goof off, grab, grab at, grand jete, greatening, growth, gush,
     gyring up, hair space, half space, halt, handspring, harry,
     have an ague, have at, head start, hiatus, high jump, hike,
     hippety-hop, hit, hit like lightning, hitch, hobble, hole,
     hoofbeat, hop, hurdle, hustle, ignore, increase, increment,
     inflation, inside track, interim, intermediate space, interruption,
     interspace, interstice, interval, jack up, jactitate, jar, jerk,
     jet, jete, jib, jig, jog, joggle, jolt, jostle, jounce,
     jump a mile, jump at, jump bail, jump on, jump over, jump shot,
     jump turn, jump-hop, jump-off, lacuna, land on, lavolta,
     lay about one, lay at, lay hands on, lay into, lay on, leap,
     leap over, leapfrog, leave, leave loose ends, leave out,
     leave undone, leeway, let alone, let be, let dangle, let go,
     levant, levitation, light into, limp, long jump, lop, lumber,
     lunge, lurch, make a getaway, make off, make war on, malinger,
     margin, mince, miss, morris, mount, mounting, move, mug,
     multiplication, negotiate, obstacle, obstruction, odds, omit,
     overjump, overleap, overlook, overskip, pace, paddle, panic,
     parachute, pass, pass by, pass over, pass up, peg, piaffe, piaffer,
     pitch into, plod, pole vault, pounce, pounce on, pounce upon,
     pound, prance, pretermit, procrastinate, productiveness,
     proliferation, put up, quake, quaver, quiver, rack, rail, raise,
     rebuke, recoil, reprimand, rift, rise, rising, rocketing up, roll,
     room, run, run away, run away from, run away with, run for it,
     run off, running broad jump, running high jump, running start,
     sail into, saltation, sashay, saunter, saut de basque,
     scramble for, scuff, scuffle, scuttle, seize on, set on, set upon,
     shake, shamble, shirk, shiver, shock, shooting up, show the heels,
     shudder, shuffle, shy, sidle, single space, single-foot, skedaddle,
     ski jump, skip, skip out, skip over, sky-dive, slack, slink,
     slip the cable, slip the collar, slither, slog, slouch, snap at,
     snatch, snatch at, snowballing, soaring, solo, something extra,
     something in reserve, space, space between, spasm, spout, spread,
     spring, spring upon, spurt, square up, stagger, stalk, stamp,
     stampede, start, start aside, start up, startle, steeplechase,
     step, stomp, straddle, straggle, stride, strike, stroll, strut,
     stump, surge, surprise, swagger, swelling, swing, swoop down on,
     swoop down upon, take French leave, take flight,
     take the offensive, take to flight, take wing, takeoff, taking off,
     test flight, time interval, tittup, toddle, totter, tour jete,
     traipse, tread, tremble, trifle, trip, trudge, tumescence,
     turn tail, twitch, twitter, up, upclimb, upcoming, updive, updraft,
     upgang, upgo, upgoing, upgrade, upgrowth, uphill, upleap, uplift,
     upper hand, upping, uprisal, uprise, uprising, uprush, upshoot,
     upslope, upspring, upsurge, upsurgence, upsweep, upswing, uptrend,
     upturn, vantage, vantage ground, vantage point, vault, vibrate,
     waddle, wade into, wamble, waxing, whip hand, widening, wiggle,
     wince, wobble, zooming
  
  

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

  JUMP
         JUelich MultiProcessor (IBM)
         

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  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.
  
     (1998-11-14)
  

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