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Meaning of leap

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

      n 1: a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards [syn:
           {leap}, {leaping}, {spring}, {saltation}, {bound},
      2: an abrupt transition; "a successful leap from college to the
         major leagues" [syn: {leap}, {jump}, {saltation}]
      3: a sudden and decisive increase; "a jump in attendance" [syn:
         {jump}, {leap}]
      4: the distance leaped (or to be leaped); "a leap of 10 feet"
      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: 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}]
      3: 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}]
      4: cause to jump or leap; "the trainer jumped the tiger through
         the hoop" [syn: {jump}, {leap}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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