Definition - jump

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  1. a sudden involuntary movement; "he awoke with a start"
  2. move forward by leaps and bounds; "The horse bounded across the meadow"; "The child leapt across the puddle"; "Can you jump over the fence?"
  3. (film) an abrupt transition from one scene to another
  4. cause to jump or leap; "the trainer jumped the tiger through the hoop"
  5. an abrupt transition; "a successful leap from college to the major leagues"
  6. jump from an airplane and descend with a parachute
  7. a sudden and decisive increase; "a jump in attendance"
  8. run off or leave the rails; "the train derailed because a cow was standing on the tracks"
  9. jump down from an elevated point; "the parachutist didn't want to jump"; "every year, hundreds of people jump off the Golden Gate bridge"; "the widow leapt into the funeral pyre"
  10. be highly noticeable
  11. go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states or conditions
  12. rise in rank or status;

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