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jumps
  1. start (a car engine whose battery is dead) by connecting it to another car's battery
  2. move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm; "She startled when I walked into the room"
  3. the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground; "he advanced in a series of jumps"; "the jumping was unexpected"
  4. move forward by leaps and bounds; "The horse bounded across the meadow"; "The child leapt across the puddle"; "Can you jump over the fence?"
  5. descent with a parachute; "he had done a lot of parachuting in the army"
  6. cause to jump or leap; "the trainer jumped the tiger through the hoop"
  7. a sudden involuntary movement; "he awoke with a start"
  8. jump from an airplane and descend with a parachute
  9. (film) an abrupt transition from one scene to another
  10. run off or leave the rails; "the train derailed because a cow was standing on the tracks"
  11. an abrupt transition; "a successful leap from college to the majo

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