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Jerk vs. Jump

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Jerknoun

A sudden, often uncontrolled movement, especially of the body.

Jumpverb

(intransitive) To propel oneself rapidly upward, downward and/or in any horizontal direction such that momentum causes the body to become airborne.

‘The boy jumped over a fence.’; ‘Kangaroos are known for their ability to jump high.’;

Jerknoun

A quick, often unpleasant tug or shake.

‘When I yell "OK," give the mooring line a good jerk!’;

Jumpverb

(intransitive) To cause oneself to leave an elevated location and fall downward.

‘She is going to jump from the diving board.’;

Jerknoun

A dull or stupid person.

Jumpverb

(transitive) To pass by a spring or leap; to overleap.

‘to jump a stream’;

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Jerknoun

A person with unlikable or obnoxious qualities and behavior, typically mean, self-centered, or disagreeable.

Jumpverb

(intransitive) To employ a parachute to leave an aircraft or elevated location.

Jerknoun

The rate of change in acceleration with respect to time.

Jumpverb

(intransitive) To react to a sudden, often unexpected, stimulus (such as a sharp prick or a loud sound) by jerking the body violently.

‘The sudden sharp sound made me jump.’;

Jerknoun

(obsolete) A soda jerk.

Jumpverb

(intransitive) 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.

‘The player's knight jumped the opponent's bishop.’;

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Jerknoun

(weightlifting) A lift in which the weight is taken with a quick motion from shoulder height to a position above the head with arms fully extended and held there for a brief time.

Jumpverb

(transitive) To move to a position in (a queue/line) that is further forward.

‘I hate it when people jump the queue.’;

Jerknoun

(Caribbean) A rich, spicy Jamaican marinade.

Jumpverb

(transitive) To attack suddenly and violently.

‘The hoodlum jumped a woman in the alley.’;

Jerknoun

(Caribbean) Meat cured by jerking; charqui.

‘Jerk chicken is a local favorite.’;

Jumpverb

To engage in sexual intercourse with (a person).

‘Harold: How is Sarah? I don't want to jump her while she's The Big Chill.’;

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Jerkverb

(intransitive) To make a sudden uncontrolled movement.

Jumpverb

(transitive) To cause to jump.

‘The rider jumped the horse over the fence.’;

Jerkverb

(transitive) To give a quick, often unpleasant tug or shake.

Jumpverb

(transitive) To move the distance between two opposing subjects.

Jerkverb

To masturbate.

Jumpverb

(transitive) To increase the height of a tower crane by inserting a section at the base of the tower and jacking up everything above it.

Jerkverb

(obsolete) To beat, to hit.

Jumpverb

To increase speed aggressively and without warning.

Jerkverb

(obsolete) To throw with a quick and suddenly arrested motion of the hand.

‘to jerk a stone’;

Jumpverb

To expose to danger; to risk; to hazard.

Jerkverb

To lift using a jerk.

Jumpverb

To join by a buttweld.

Jerkverb

(obsolete) To flout with contempt.

Jumpverb

To thicken or enlarge by endwise blows; to upset.

Jerkverb

To cure (meat) by cutting it into strips and drying it, originally in the sun.

Jumpverb

(quarrying) To bore with a jumper.

Jerkverb

To cut into long slices or strips and dry in the sun; as, to jerk beef. See Charqui.

Jumpverb

(obsolete) To coincide; to agree; to accord; to tally; followed by with.

Jerkverb

To beat; to strike.

Jumpverb

To start executing code from a different location, rather than following the program counter.

Jerkverb

To give a quick and suddenly arrested thrust, push, pull, or twist, to; to yerk; as, to jerk one with the elbow; to jerk a coat off.

Jumpverb

To flee; to make one's escape.

Jerkverb

To throw with a quick and suddenly arrested motion of the hand; as, to jerk a stone.

Jumpnoun

The act of jumping; a leap; a spring; a bound.

Jerkverb

To make a sudden motion; to move with a start, or by starts.

Jumpnoun

An effort; an attempt; a venture.

Jerkverb

To flout with contempt.

Jumpnoun

(mining) A dislocation in a stratum; a fault.

Jerknoun

A short, sudden pull, thrust, push, twitch, jolt, shake, or similar motion.

‘His jade gave him a jerk.’;

Jumpnoun

(architecture) An abrupt interruption of level in a piece of brickwork or masonry.

Jerknoun

A sudden start or spring.

‘Lobsters . . . swim backwards by jerks or springs.’;

Jumpnoun

An instance of propelling oneself upwards.

‘The boy took a skip and a jump down the lane.’;

Jerknoun

Calisthenic exercises, such as push-ups or deep knee bends; also called physical jerks.

Jumpnoun

An object which causes one to jump, a ramp.

‘He went off a jump.’;

Jerknoun

A foolish, stupid, or otherwise contemptible person.

Jumpnoun

An instance of causing oneself to fall from an elevated location.

‘There were a couple of jumps from the bridge.’;

Jerknoun

The lifting of a weight, in a single rapid motion, from shoulder height until the arms are outstretched above the head; distinguished from press in that the motion in a jerk is more rapid, and the body may be moved under the weight to assist completion of the movement; as, a clean and jerk of two hundred pounds.

Jumpnoun

An instance of employing a parachute to leave an aircraft or elevated location.

‘She was terrified before the jump, but was thrilled to be skydiving.’;

Jerknoun

a dull stupid fatuous person

Jumpnoun

An instance of reacting to a sudden stimulus by jerking the body.

Jerknoun

an abrupt spasmodic movement

Jumpnoun

A jumping move in a board game.

‘the knight's jump in chess’;

Jerknoun

(mechanics) the rate of change of velocity

Jumpnoun

A button (of a joypad, joystick or similar device) used to make a video game character jump (propel itself upwards).

‘Press jump to start.’;

Jerknoun

a sudden abrupt pull

Jumpnoun

An obstacle that forms part of a showjumping course, and that the horse has to jump over cleanly.

‘Heartless managed the scale the first jump but fell over the second.’;

Jerkverb

pull, or move with a sudden movement;

‘He turned the handle and jerked the door open’;

Jumpnoun

(with on) An early start or an advantage.

‘He got a jump on the day because he had laid out everything the night before.’; ‘Their research department gave them the jump on the competition.’;

Jerkverb

move with abrupt, seemingly uncontrolled motions;

‘The patient's legs were jerkings’;

Jumpnoun

(mathematics) A discontinuity in the graph of a function, where the function is continuous in a punctured interval of the discontinuity.

Jerkverb

make an uncontrolled, short, jerky motion;

‘his face is twitching’;

Jumpnoun

(science fiction) An instance of faster-than-light travel, not observable from ordinary space.

Jerkverb

jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched;

‘the yung filly bucked’;

Jumpnoun

(programming) A change of the path of execution to a different location.

Jerkverb

throw or toss with a quick motion;

‘flick a piece of paper across the table’; ‘jerk his head’;

Jumpnoun

A kind of loose jacket for men.

Jumpadverb

(obsolete) exactly; precisely

Jumpadjective

(obsolete) Exact; matched; fitting; precise.

Jumpnoun

A kind of loose jacket for men.

Jumpnoun

The act of jumping; a leap; a spring; a bound.

Jumpnoun

An effort; an attempt; a venture.

‘Our fortune liesUpon thisjump.’;

Jumpnoun

The space traversed by a leap.

Jumpnoun

A dislocation in a stratum; a fault.

Jumpnoun

An abrupt interruption of level in a piece of brickwork or masonry.

Jumpnoun

A jump-start; as, to get a jump from a passing mmotorist.

Jumpnoun

same as jump-start, n..

Jumpverb

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.’;

Jumpverb

To move as if by jumping; to bounce; to jolt.

‘A flock of geese jump down together.’;

Jumpverb

To coincide; to agree; to accord; to tally; - followed by with.

Jumpverb

To pass over by means of a spring or leap; to overleap; as, to jump a stream.

Jumpverb

To cause to jump; as, he jumped his horse across the ditch.

Jumpverb

To expose to danger; to risk; to hazard.

‘To jump a body with a dangerous physic.’;

Jumpverb

To join by a butt weld.

Jumpverb

To bore with a jumper.

Jumpverb

same as jump-start, v. t..

Jumpadjective

Nice; exact; matched; fitting; precise.

Jumpadverb

Exactly; pat.

Jumpnoun

a sudden and decisive increase;

‘a jump in attendance’;

Jumpnoun

an abrupt transition;

‘a successful leap from college to the major leagues’;

Jumpnoun

(film) an abrupt transition from one scene to another

Jumpnoun

a sudden involuntary movement;

‘he awoke with a start’;

Jumpnoun

descent with a parachute;

‘he had done a lot of parachuting in the army’;

Jumpnoun

the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground;

‘he advanced in a series of jumps’; ‘the jumping was unexpected’;

Jumpverb

move forward by leaps and bounds;

‘The horse bounded across the meadow’; ‘The child leapt across the puddle’; ‘Can you jump over the fence?’;

Jumpverb

move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm;

‘She startled when I walked into the room’;

Jumpverb

make a sudden physical attack on;

‘The muggers jumped the woman in the fur coat’;

Jumpverb

increase suddenly and significantly;

‘Prices jumped overnight’;

Jumpverb

be highly noticeable

Jumpverb

enter eagerly into;

‘He jumped into the game’;

Jumpverb

rise in rank or status;

‘Her new novel jumped high on the bestseller list’;

Jumpverb

run off or leave the rails;

‘the train derailed because a cow was standing on the tracks’;

Jumpverb

jump from an airplane and descend with a parachute

Jumpverb

cause to jump or leap;

‘the trainer jumped the tiger through the hoop’;

Jumpverb

start a car engine whose battery by connecting it to another car's battery

Jumpverb

bypass;

‘He skipped a row in the text and so the sentence was incomprehensible’;

Jumpverb

pass abruptly from one state or topic to another;

‘leap into fame’; ‘jump to a conclusion’;

Jumpverb

go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states or conditions

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