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  1. (intransitive) To change the direction of motion after hitting an obstacle.
  2. (intransitive) To move quickly up and then down, or vice versa, once or repeatedly.
  3. (transitive) To cause to move quickly up and down, or back and forth, once or repeatedly.
  4. (transitive, colloquial) To suggest or introduce (an idea, etc.) to (off or by) somebody, in order to gain feedback.
  5. (intransitive) To leap or spring suddenly or unceremoniously; to bound.
  6. To move rapidly (between).
  7. (cheque) To be refused by a bank because it is drawn on insufficient funds.
  8. (transitive, informal) To fail to cover (have sufficient funds for) (a draft presented against one's account).
  9. (intransitive, slang) To leave.
  10. (US, slang, dated) To eject violently, as from a room; to discharge unceremoniously, as from employment.
  11. (transitive, air combat) To attack unexpectedly.
  12. (intransitive, electronics) To turn power off and back on; to reset
  13. (Internet) To return undelivered.
  14. (intransitive, aviation) To land hard and lift off again due to excess momentum.
  15. (intransitive, skydiving) To land hard at unsurvivable velocity with fatal results.
  16. (transitive, sound recording) To mix (two or more tracks of a multi-track audio tape recording) and record the result onto a single track, in order to free up tracks for further material to be added.
  17. (slang, dated) To bully; to scold.
  18. (archaic) To strike or thump, so as to rebound, or to make a sudden noise; to knock loudly.
  19. (archaic) To boast; to bluster.
  1. A change of direction of motion after hitting the ground or an obstacle.
  2. A movement up and then down (or vice versa), once or repeatedly.
  3. An email return with any error.
  4. The sack, licensing.
  5. A bang, boom.
  6. A drink based on brandyW.
  7. A heavy, sudden, and often noisy, blow or thump.
  8. Bluster; brag; untruthful boasting; audacious exaggeration; an impudent lie; a bouncer.
  9. Scyllium catulus, a European dogfish.
  10. A genre of New Orleans music.
  11. (slang, African American Vernacular) Drugs.
  12. (slang, African American Vernacular) Swagger.
  13. (slang, African American Vernacular) A 'good' beat.
  14. (slang, African American Vernacular) A talent for leaping.
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