Crossword clues for jump
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
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.
jump \jump\ (j[u^]mp), v. t. same as jump-start, v. t..
jump \jump\ (j[u^]mp), n. same as jump-start, n..
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.
Not the worst of the three but jumps twelve foot and a half by the square.
To move as if by jumping; to bounce; to jolt. ``The jumping chariots.''
--Nahum iii. 2.
A flock of geese jump down together.
To coincide; to agree; to accord; to tally; -- followed by with. ``It jumps with my humor.''
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.
jump \jump\ (j[u^]mp), n. [Cf. F. jupe a long petticoat, a skirt. Cf. juppon.]
A kind of loose jacket for men.
pl. A bodice worn instead of stays by women in the 18th century.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1520s, perhaps imitative (compare bump); another theory derives it from words in Gallo-Roman dialects of southwestern France (compare jumba "to rock, to balance, swing," yumpa "to rock"), picked up during English occupation in Hundred Years War. Superseded native leap, bound, and spring in most senses. Meaning "to attack" is from 1789; that of "to do the sex act with" is from 1630s. Related: Jumped; jumping. To jump to a conclusion is from 1704. Jumping-rope is from 1805. Jump in a lake "go away and stop being a pest" attested from 1912.
1550s, "act of jumping," from jump (v.). Meaning "jazz music with a strong beat" first recorded 1937, in Count Basie's "One O'Clock Jump." Jump suit "one-piece coverall modeled on those worn by paratroopers and skydivers" is from 1948.
(context obsolete English) Exact; matched; fitting; precise. adv. (context obsolete English) exactly; precisely n. 1 The act of jumping; a leap; a spring; a bound. 2 An effort; an attempt; a venture. 3 (context mining English) A dislocation in a stratum; a fault. 4 (context architecture English) An abrupt interruption of level in a piece of brickwork or masonry. 5 An instance of propelling oneself upwards. 6 An instance of causing oneself to fall from an elevated location. 7 An instance of employing a parachute to leave an aircraft or elevated location. 8 An instance of reacting to a sudden stimulus by jerking the body. 9 A jumping move in a board game. 10 A button (of a joypad, joystick or similar device) used to make a video game character jump (propel itself upwards). 11 (context sports horses English) An obstacle that forms part of a showjumping course, and that the horse has to jump over cleanly. 12 (context with ''on'' English) An early start or an advantage. 13 (context mathematics English) A discontinuity in the graph of a function, where the function is continuous in a punctured interval of the discontinuity. 14 (context science fiction English) An instance of faster-than-light travel, not observable from ordinary space. 15 (cx computing English) A change of the path of execution to a different location. v
1 (context intransitive English) To propel oneself rapidly upward, downward and/or in any horizontal direction such that momentum causes the body to become airborne. 2 (context intransitive English) To cause oneself to leave an elevated location and fall downward. 3 (context transitive English) To pass by a spring or leap; to overleap. 4 (context intransitive English) To employ a parachute to leave an aircraft or elevated location. 5 (context intransitive English) To react to a sudden, often unexpected, stimulus (such as a sharp prick or a loud sound) by jerking the body violently. 6 (context intransitive English) To employ a move in certain board games where one game piece is moved from one legal position to another passing over the position of another piece. 7 (context transitive English) To move to a position in (a queue/line) that is further forward. 8 (context transitive English) To attack suddenly and violently. 9 (context transitive English) To engage in sexual intercourse. 10 (context transitive English) To cause to jump. 11 (context transitive English) To move the distance between two opposing subjects. 12 (context transitive English) To increase the height of a tower crane by inserting a section at the base of the tower and jacking up everything above it. 13 (context cycling intransitive English) To increase speed aggressively and without warning. 14 (context transitive obsolete English) To expose to danger; to risk; to hazard. 15 (context transitive smithwork English) To join by a buttweld. 16 To thicken or enlarge by endwise blows; to upset. 17 (context quarrying English) To bore with a jumper. 18 (context obsolete English) To coincide; to agree; to accord; to tally; followed by ''with''. 19 (cx intransitive computing English) To start execute code from a different location, rather than following the program counter. Etymology 2
n. 1 A kind of loose jacket for men. 2 (context in plural English) A bodice worn instead of stays by women in the 18th century.
n. a sudden and decisive increase; "a jump in attendance" [syn: leap]
(film) an abrupt transition from one scene to another
descent with a parachute; "he had done a lot of parachuting in the army" [syn: parachuting]
the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground; "he advanced in a series of jumps"; "the jumping was unexpected" [syn: jumping]
make a sudden physical attack on; "The muggers jumped the woman in the fur coat"
increase suddenly and significantly; "Prices jumped overnight"
enter eagerly into; "He jumped into the game"
run off or leave the rails; "the train derailed because a cow was standing on the tracks" [syn: derail]
jump from an airplane and descend with a parachute [syn: parachute]
cause to jump or leap; "the trainer jumped the tiger through the hoop" [syn: leap]
pass abruptly from one state or topic to another; "leap into fame"; "jump to a conclusion" [syn: leap]
go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states or conditions [syn: alternate]
"Jump" is the hit debut single by American hip hop duo Kris Kross. It was released on February 6, 1992, as a single from their debut studio album Totally Krossed Out. It achieved international success, topping charts in Switzerland, Australia, and the United States. Additionally, it was the third best-selling song in the US in 1992 with sales of 2,079,000 physical copies that year.
"Jump" is a song by the American rock band Van Halen. It was released in December 1983 as the lead single from their album 1984. It is Van Halen's most successful single to date reaching number one on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. The song differs from earlier Van Halen songs in that it is driven by a rolling synth line (played on an Oberheim OB-Xa), although the song does contain a guitar solo, which was spliced together from multiple takes.
David Lee Roth dedicated the song to martial artist Benny Urquidez, of whom he was a student.
Jump or Jumping primarily refers to the physical action of jumping, that is, propelling oneself rapidly upward such that momentum causes the body to become airborne.
Jump or Jumping may also refer to:
"Jump" is a song by American singer Madonna from her tenth studio album Confessions on a Dance Floor (2005). Written by Madonna, Stuart Price and Joe Henry, the song was supposed to be released as the third single of the album. However, since " Get Together" was decided as the third single, "Jump" was released as the fourth and final single from the album, on October 31, 2006 by Warner Bros. Records. The song incorporates techno music with tributes to Pet Shop Boys. Madonna sings in her lower register in the song. Its lyrics talk about self-empowerment and sufficiency while looking for the prospects of a new relationship.
Contemporary critics complimented the song and its empowerment theme. They compared it to Madonna's 1980s music and praised the club-anthem like quality of the song. The song peaked inside the top ten of the charts of some European countries, while peaking the charts in Italy and Hungary. In the United States, "Jump" placed in several Billboard dance charts and became one of the most popular dance hits of the decade.
The accompanying music video was shot in Tokyo during Madonna's 2006 Confessions Tour stopover. It portrayed Madonna in a blond bob wig and a leather ensemble singing the song in front of a number of neon signs. The video also featured dancers who performed the physical discipline parkour. It was also incorporated in her Confessions Tour, where Madonna and her dancers jumped around the stage actively, while singing the song. The song was used in the movie The Devil Wears Prada (2005) and the Ugly Betty season 2 finale.
"Jump" is a song by the Japanese J-pop group Every Little Thing, released as their 20th single on October 17, 2001. It is their first song composed by Kaori Mochida.
"Jump (for My Love)" is a song by the American vocal group The Pointer Sisters. The song is from their 1983 album Break Out. Released on April 11, 1984, The song was originally titled "Jump" but was changed to "Jump (for My Love)" prior to its release as a single to avoid confusion with the Van Halen song " Jump", which was released earlier the same year. The song reached #3 on the Billboard Hot 100.
"Jump" is the 18th episode in the second season, the 41st episode overall, and the second season finale of the American dramedy series Ugly Betty, which aired on May 22, 2008, the same day as Naomi Campbell's 38th birthday. The episode was written by Silvio Horta and directed by Victor Nelli, Jr..
sometimes stylized JUMP, is a line of manga magazines created by Shueisha. The origin of the name is unknown. The Jump magazines are intended for the male audience, although the Weekly Shōnen Jump magazine has also been popular to the female demographic.
Jump is a South Korean sitcom that aired on MBC in 1999.
"Jump" is the fourth official single taken from Flo Rida's second album R.O.O.T.S. Nelly Furtado makes an appearance on the song with an upbeat hook. Flo-Rida said: "I used a whole different delivery on this one. We're talking about different situations to get people hype in the club. 'Jump!' Whether you're an athlete running in the stadium or you're in the club. Get hype!"
The song was used to promote the Disney film G-Force, and an edited version was added to Radio Disney's playlist.
It's Flo Rida's eighth consecutive Hot 100 entry, and one of his only singles that didn't make it to the Top 30 of the Hot 100 chart.
Jump is a Korean comedic theatrical performance involving martial arts, acrobatics, and dance moves.
Jump is the first album of the girlband Djumbo. It was released on 9 May 2005.
Jump is a 2009 Hong Kong comedy-drama film written and produced by Stephen Chow and directed by Stephen Fung. The film stars Kitty Zhang, Leon Jay Williams and Daniel Wu with action choreography by Yuen Cheung-yan. Edison Chen was originally the lead actor of the film, but due to his 2008 photo scandal, he was replaced by Williams.
Jump is a 1999 film, directed and written by Justin McCarthy, and starring James LeGros, Mark Rosenthal and Jessica Hecht.
"Jump" is a song recorded by Barbadian singer Rihanna for her seventh studio album, Unapologetic (2012). It was written by Kevin Cossom, M. B. Williams, StarGate and Chase & Status, with production done by the latter two and Kuk Harrell. It samples the lyrics of the 1996 single " Pony", performed by Ginuwine. Its composition and structure received comparisons to not only Justin Timberlake's song " Cry Me a River" and Magnetic Man's " I Need Air", but also to some of Rihanna's previous songs, including " Rude Boy" and "Red Lipstick". A remix of the song called "Jump (Club Cheval Rap Remix)" by rapper Theophilus London was leaked onto the internet. "Jump" was serviced to Australian radio on January 24, 2014 as the album's fifth Australian single and seventh overall.
The song received generally positive reviews from music critics. Many reviewers thought that "Jump" stood out as one of a couple of highlights on Unapologetic, while a few others singled it out as the sole highlight. However, it prompted a mixed reaction from James Montgomery for MTV, who thought that the dubstep bass line produced a "mixed result". Genevieve Koski for The A.V. Club, who wrote that the track should not have been included on the album as it is a poor song choice, commented that songs like "Jump" are responsible for simply furthering her career in the music industry. Following the release of Unapologetic, "Jump" debuted on the French Singles Chart at number 153 and the UK Singles Chart at number 150 due to strong digital download sales.
Jump is a 2012 Northern Irish mystery drama film based on the stage play of the same name by Lisa McGee.
"Jump" is a song by French- Israeli singer Nadav Guedj. It was released on 1 December 2015 through Unicell as the third single from his debut studio album, Nadav Guedj (2016).
Usage examples of "jump".
When we get to Achillea we slingshot round the moon onto a Lalonde trajectory and jump in.
Kicking Acorn to a gallop, she jumped a hedge and raced toward the mill.
Without more ado I locked the door, took off my clothes, and seeing that her back was turned to me, jumped into bed beside her.
He judged the bagpipe competition himself, and held one end of the tape that measured the jumps, besides delighting the whole assembled company by his affability and good spirits.
If I were the more agile jumper Hovan Du far outclassed me in climbing, with the result that he reached the rail and was clambering over while my eyes were still below the level of the deck, which was, perhaps, a fortunate thing for me since, by chance, I had elected to gain the deck directly at a point where, unknown to me, one of the crew of the ship was engaged with the grappling hooks.
Amid the smoke, deafened by the incessant reports which always made him jump, Tushin not taking his pipe from his mouth ran from gun to gun, now aiming, now counting the charges, now giving orders about replacing dead or wounded horses and harnessing fresh ones, and shouting in his feeble voice, so high pitched and irresolute.
Holy Re-Formed had worn a polyester alb over a brown jumper and jeans.
As he jumped hastily to his feet, his face very red and his mouth flowing with apologies to the alcalde for his clumsiness, he glanced downward swiftly into one of his hands, and then, with another quick gleam of cunning triumph in his eyes, he quickly slipped the hand into one of his pockets, and, taking his place in front of the barrel, faced the alcalde.
Jumping unsteadily to his feet, he whirled to find the creature crouched in the tail of the cart, arms outstretched as if to gather both Alec and him to its breast.
Jumping out of bed, Alec stalked to the wardrobe and inspected the surcoats hanging there.
The words were spoken in her mind with such clarity that Amelle jumped.
You need to guide us to Amicus and to tell us how and when the Red Cadre jumped you.
Elizabeth continued her walk alone, crossing field after field at a quick pace, jumping over stiles and springing over puddles with impatient activity, and finding herself at last within view of the house, with weary ancles, dirty stockings, and a face glowing with the warmth of exercise.
He turned on Antal so sharply that the foreman jumped in spite of himself.
She turned her face into his shoulder, wishing with fiber of her being that the three of them could jump into the car and drive away to aplace with no fears and no problems.