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An act of jumping from a surface by pushing upwards with one's legs and feet
“There's the co-star, intent on doing his own stunts, who ends up the victim of an unfortunate mishap involving a jump from a twenty-foot ledge.”
A sudden dramatic rise in amount, price, or value
“An eleven per cent jump in profits.”
An obstacle to be jumped, especially by a horse and rider in an equestrian competition
“Any horse falling at the trial jump or twice refusing is not allowed to compete.”
A sudden involuntary movement caused by shock or surprise
“I sat down rather suddenly next to Ming, who, evidently startled, gave a little jump in surprise.”
Push oneself off a surface and into the air by using the muscles in one's legs and feet
“Yet relative to body size, fleas jump 150 times their height - the equivalent of a human jumping about 1,000 feet.”
To jerk with astonishment or shock
“Whenever something fell or moved, she'd jump in surprise.”
“The earnings of gold-mining companies should jump if the price of gold rises.”
To pass by a spring or leap
“Napster also still has to jump some serious legal hurdles to guarantee its future.”
Omit, avoid
“He refused to jump the queue for treatment at the local hospital.”
To attack without warning
“Two guys jumped me with clubs in the car park.”
To pass by a spring or leap
“I was slowing down as the lights turned to red; the man driving behind me hooted, wanting me to jump the lights, enraged that I had not done so.”
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