Definition - jump

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  1. 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"
  2. the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground; "he advanced in a series of jumps"; "the jumping was unexpected"
  3. be highly noticeable
  4. descent with a parachute; "he had done a lot of parachuting in the army"
  5. a sudden involuntary movement; "he awoke with a start"
  6. go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states or conditions
  7. (film) an abrupt transition from one scene to another
  8. rise in rank or status; "Her new novel jumped high on the bestseller list"
  9. an abrupt transition; "a successful leap from college to the major leagues"
  10. increase suddenly and significantly; "Prices jumped overnight"
  11. a sudden and decisive increase; "a jump in attendance"
  12. pass abruptly from one state or topic to anot

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