Definitions for jackknifeˈdʒækˌnaɪf
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clasp knife, jackknife(noun)
a large knife with one or more folding blades
a dive in which the diver bends to touch the ankles before straightening out
dive into the water bending the body at the waist at a right angle, like a jackknife
A resampling method that applies estimators to all subsamples that each omit a single different group (possibly of a single datapoint) of the original sample to provide a sample distribution of the estimate.
a large, strong clasp knife for the pocket; a pocket knife
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
He's going to a gunfight with a sword, he doesn't even have a sword. He has a jackknife.
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