Definition - jumps

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  1. run off or leave the rails; "the train derailed because a cow was standing on the tracks"
  2. 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"
  3. be highly noticeable
  4. go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states or conditions
  5. rise in rank or status; "Her new novel jumped high on the bestseller list"
  6. increase suddenly and significantly; "Prices jumped overnight"
  7. pass abruptly from one state or topic to another; "leap into fame"; "jump to a conclusion"; "jump from one thing to another"
  8. the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground; "he advanced in a series of jumps"; "the jumping was unexpected"
  9. bypass; "He skipped a row in the text and so the sentence was incomprehensible"
  10. descent with a parachute; "he had done a lot of parachuting in the army"

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