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4 definitions found
 for Jumping
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 :

  Jumping \Jump"ing\, p. a. & vb. n.
     of Jump, to leap.
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     Jumping bean, a seed of a Mexican Euphorbia, containing
        the larva of a moth ({Carpocapsa saltitans). The larva by
        its sudden movements causes the seed to roll to roll and
        jump about.
  
     Jumping deer (Zool.), a South African rodent ({Pedetes
        Caffer), allied to the jerboa.
  
     Jumping louse (Zool.), any of the numerous species of plant
        lice belonging to the family Psyllid[ae], several of
        which are injurious to fruit trees.
  
     Jumping mouse (Zool.), North American mouse ({Zapus
        Hudsonius), having a long tail and large hind legs. It is
        noted for its jumping powers. Called also kangaroo
        mouse.
  
     Jumping mullet (Zool.), gray mullet.
  
     Jumping shrew (Zool.), any African insectivore of the genus
        Macroscelides. They are allied to the shrews, but have
        large hind legs adapted for jumping.
  
     Jumping spider (Zool.), spider of the genus Salticus and
        other related genera; one of the Saltigrad[ae]; -- so
        called because it leaps upon its prey.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  jumping
      n 1: the act of participating in an athletic competition in
           which you must jump
      2: the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground; "he
         advanced in a series of jumps"; "the jumping was unexpected"
         [syn: jump, jumping]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  19 Moby Thesaurus words for "jumping":
     bouncing, bounding, capering, hopping, hurdle race, hurdling,
     leaping, pole vaulting, prancing, saltant, saltation, saltatorial,
     saltatory, skipping, springing, steeplechase, the hurdles,
     timber topping, vaulting
  
  

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