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Alternative clues for the word leap
"Able to ___ tall buildings..."
Act of faith
Cause of a non sequitur
Hop, skip or jump
Kind of second
Act of faith?
___ year (2004, e.g.)
Neil Armstrong made a giant one for mankind
___ year (period of 366 days)
Take the plunge
Flaw in logic
One may be taken in faith
Break in logic
Grand jetГ©, e.g.
Get off the ground?
A light springing movement upwards or forwards
An abrupt transition
A sudden and decisive increase
Emulate Bob Beamon
Kind of year
Calendar event, with 66 Across
"Quantum ___," TV show
What hurdlers do
Kind of year for vaulters?
___ of faith
Grand jeté, for instance
Frog or year preceder
Word with year or frog
What one might do after looking
Adjective for 1980
With 45 Across, 1988 or 1992
Word before frog or year
TV's "Quantum ___"
Year or frog preceder
Frog or year
Capriole or jeté
Word definitions for leap in dictionaries
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
I. verb COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES a cat leaps/springs ▪ Then the cat leapt up into the tree. flames leap (= they go high into the air ) ▪ Flames were leaping up the chimney. jump to/leap to conclusions (= decide something is true without knowing all...
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Leap \Leap\ (l[=e]p), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Leaped (l[=e]pt; 277), rarely Leapt (l[=e]pt or l[e^]pt); p. pr. & vb. n. Leaping .] [OE. lepen, leapen, AS. hle['a]pan to leap, jump, run; akin to OS. [=a]hl[=o]pan, OFries. hlapa, D. loopen, G. laufen, OHG....
Word definitions in Wiktionary
Etymology 1 n. 1 The act of leaping or jumping. 2 The distance traversed by a leap or jump. 3 (context figuratively English) A significant move forward. 4 (context mining English) A fault. 5 copulation with, or coverture of, a female beast. 6 (context music...
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
c.1200, from Old English hleapan "to jump, run, leap" (class VII strong verb; past tense hleop , past participle hleapen ), from Proto-Germanic *hlaupan (cognates: Old Saxon hlopan , Old Norse hlaupa , Old Frisian hlapa , Dutch lopen , Old High German hlouffan...
Word definitions in WordNet
v. 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 , bound , spring ] pass abruptly from one state or topic to another; "leap into fame"; "jump to a...
Word definitions in Wikipedia
LEAP is an extension to the ALGOL 60 programming language which provides an associative memory of triples. The three items in a triple denote the association that an Attribute of an Object has a specific Value. LEAP was created by Jerome Feldman (University...
Usage examples of leap.
On this now leaped and twisted a more indescribable horde of human abnormality than any but a Sime or an Angarola could paint.
The musty auditorium was a dimly lit torture chamber, filled with the droning dull voice punctuated by the sharp screams of the electrified, the sea of nodding heads abob here and there with painfully leaping figures.
Land Rovers screaming around the desert, men in black kit abseiling down embassy walls, or free fallers with all the kit on, leaping into the night.
Leaping down from the broken stalagmite, Andzrel strode toward the captain who commanded them, a slender female in adamantine armor with white hair drawn up in a topknot.
Too much to hope that an afrit would leap out to grab my current master now.
Honorius the afrit leaped upon the bonnet of the car, femurs akimbo, hands on hip bones, skull cocked at a jaunty angle.
Near the centre of the formation a zone of space the size of a quark warped to an alarming degree as its mass leapt towards infinity, and the first frigate emerged.
In the instant before the arrow struck, the Alaunt twisted and leaped, snatching the arrow out of the air in his teeth.
Grinning fiercely and showering each other with blistering insults, they battled around the confines of the cave, leaping over the fire pit and threatening to trample Alec underfoot until he wisely retreated to the narrow crevice at the back.
Outfitted again, Seregil and Alec leapt onto fresh horses and galloped back to the keep.
Immediately behind them, the amphibious squadron took to the air, a rapid succession of plane after plane leaping like fish off a dock.
Luken was surprised enough when the Animist leapt from his chair and went racing into the bar itself, but was even more surprised when, a moment later, there were shouts and screams and Alex, locked in struggle with another man, crashed down and through the grape arbor.
She whispered the words that called up the Form of the aphonic ring, shaping air and earth with them, and felt the ring leap into place around them.
The apish savages, lacking the agility to leap the streets, were greatly handicapped.
A huge, black, hairy arachnid leaped on her back and sank its fangs into her shoulder, but her mail withstood the attack.