Definition - jerk

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

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