Definition - jumps

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jumps
  1. increase suddenly and significantly; "Prices jumped overnight"
  2. pass abruptly from one state or topic to another; "leap into fame"; "jump to a conclusion"; "jump from one thing to another"
  3. bypass; "He skipped a row in the text and so the sentence was incomprehensible"
  4. enter eagerly into; "He jumped into the game"
  5. make a sudden physical attack on; "The muggers jumped the woman in the fur coat"
  6. start (a car engine whose battery is dead) by connecting it to another car's battery
  7. the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground; "he advanced in a series of jumps"; "the jumping was unexpected"
  8. move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm; "She startled when I walked into the room"
  9. descent with a parachute; "he had done a lot of parachuting in the army"
  10. move forward by leaps and bounds; "The horse bounded across the meadow"; "The child leapt across the puddle"; "Can you jump over the fence?"

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