- jumper as a noun:
- 8 jump as a noun:
- 6 as a verb:
A person who jumps.
An athlete who competes at jumping.
A crocheted or knitted garment covering the upper part of the body.
Dutch: sweater, sweatshirt, trui
A coverall worn by children.
A small connector used to make temporary electrical connections.
Polish: jumper, zworka
A loose jacket or blouse worn by workmen.
A sleeveless dress resembling an apron; worn over other clothing.
Dutch: schort, schortje, overgooier
basketball A player releases the basketball at the high point of a jump.
synonym: jump shot.
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A sudden and decisive increase:
— A jump in attendance.
An abrupt transition.
film An abrupt transition from one scene to another.
A sudden involuntary movement.
Roget 146: revolution, bouleversement, subversion, break up; destruction etc. 162; sudden change, radical change, sweeping organic change; change of state, phase change; quantum leap, quantum jump; ... show more
Dutch: aanvang, begin, opschrikken, saltatie, schrikken, sprong, start, startlijn
Descent with a parachute.
Dutch: paardensprong, paardesprong
The act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground:
— He advanced in a series of jumps.
— The jumping was unexpected.
Dutch: springen, paardensprong, paardesprong, sprong
Move forward by leaps and bounds:
— Can you jump over the fence?.
Dutch: opschrikken, opspringen, springen, voordringen
Move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm.
Dutch: laten schrikken, opschrikken, schrikken, starten, beginnen
Make a sudden physical attack on.
Increase suddenly and significantly.
Be highly noticeable.
Dutch: onderscheiden, opvallen, vloeken
Enter eagerly into.
Jump down from an elevated point:
— The parachutist didn't want to jump.
— Every year, hundreds of people jump off the Golden Gate bridge.
Run off or leave the rails.
Jump from an airplane and descend with a parachute.
Cause to jump or leap:
— The trainer jumped the tiger through the hoop.
Dutch: springen, wippen
Start (a car engine whose battery is dead) by connecting it to another car's battery.
Pass abruptly from one state or topic to another:
— Jump to a conclusion.
— Jump from one thing to another.
Go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states or conditions.
Dutch: afwisselen, alterneren, verwisselen
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