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Meaning of jump

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      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},
      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
      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},
      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}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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