Definition - jumps

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  1. move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm; "She startled when I walked into the room"
  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. cause to jump or leap; "the trainer jumped the tiger through the hoop"
  4. the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground; "he advanced in a series of jumps"; "the jumping was unexpected"
  5. jump from an airplane and descend with a parachute
  6. descent with a parachute; "he had done a lot of parachuting in the army"
  7. run off or leave the rails; "the train derailed because a cow was standing on the tracks"
  8. a sudden involuntary movement; "he awoke with a start"
  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. (film) an abrupt transition from on

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