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.
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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.]
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   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.
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            Not the worst of the three but jumps twelve foot and
            a half by the square.                 --Shak.
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   2. To move as if by jumping; to bounce; to jolt. "The jumping
      chariots." --Nahum iii. 2.
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            A flock of geese jump down together.  --Dryden.
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   3. To coincide; to agree; to accord; to tally; -- followed by
      with. "It jumps with my humor." --Shak.
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   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.
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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.
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   2. To cause to jump; as, he jumped his horse across the
      ditch.
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   3. To expose to danger; to risk; to hazard. [Obs.]
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            To jump a body with a dangerous physic. --Shak.
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   4. (Smithwork)
      (a) To join by a butt weld.
      (b) To thicken or enlarge by endwise blows; to upset.
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   5. (Quarrying) To bore with a jumper.
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   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.
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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.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

jump \jump\ (j[u^]mp), n.
   same as jump-start, n..
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

jump \jump\ (j[u^]mp), v. t.
   same as jump-start, v. t..
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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.
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   2. An effort; an attempt; a venture. [Obs.]
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            Our fortune lies
            Upon thisjump.                        --Shak.
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   3. The space traversed by a leap.
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   4. (Mining) A dislocation in a stratum; a fault.
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   5. (Arch.) An abrupt interruption of level in a piece of
      brickwork or masonry.
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   6. A jump-start; as, to get a jump from a passing mmotorist.
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   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.
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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
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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.]
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   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.
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