Definition - jerk

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jerk
  1. throw or toss with a quick motion; "flick a piece of paper across the table"; "jerk his head"
  2. pull, or move with a sudden movement; "He turned the handle and jerked the door open"
  3. jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched; "the yung filly bucked"
  4. move with abrupt, seemingly uncontrolled motions; "The patient's legs were jerkings"
  5. a sudden abrupt pull
  6. an abrupt spasmodic movement
  7. raising a weight from shoulder height to above the head by straightening the arms
  8. meat (especially beef) cut in strips and dried in the sun
  9. a dull stupid fatuous person
  10. (mechanics) the rate of change of acceleration
  11. make an uncontrolled, short, jerky motion; "his face is twitching"

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