Definition - jumps

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  1. go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states or conditions
  2. rise in rank or status; "Her new novel jumped high on the bestseller list"
  3. increase suddenly and significantly; "Prices jumped overnight"
  4. pass abruptly from one state or topic to another; "leap into fame"; "jump to a conclusion"; "jump from one thing to another"
  5. the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground; "he advanced in a series of jumps"; "the jumping was unexpected"
  6. bypass; "He skipped a row in the text and so the sentence was incomprehensible"
  7. descent with a parachute; "he had done a lot of parachuting in the army"
  8. enter eagerly into; "He jumped into the game"
  9. a sudden involuntary movement; "he awoke with a start"
  10. make a sudden physical attack on; "The muggers jumped the woman in the fur coat"
  11. (film) an abrupt transition from one scene to another
  12. start (a car engine whose battery is dead) b

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