a person who jumps
"as the jumper neared the ground he lost control"; "the jumper's parachute opened"
an athlete who competes at jumping
"he is one hell of a jumper"
a crocheted or knitted garment covering the upper part of the body
a coverall worn by children
a small connector used to make temporary electrical connections
a loose jacket or blouse worn by workmen
jumper, pinafore, pinny(noun)
a sleeveless dress resembling an apron; worn over other clothing
jumper, jump shot(noun)
(basketball) a player releases the basketball at the high point of a jump
A sleeveless one-piece dress, either with full shoulders or straps, sometimes with only the front part of the bodice, usually worn by women with a blouse underneath.
(Electronics) a short wire, or a small plastic object containing such a short wire, used to optionally connect or disconnect two points in an electronic circuit, so as to include or exclude portions of the circuit and thus modify the function of the circuit. Such jumpers are much used to adapt add-on circuit boards for different conditions or functions within a computer. The contacts to which jumpers connect in commercially produced circuit boards are typically two closely spaced short stiff wires standing perpendicular to the plane of the circuit board, and the jumper has two holes with spacing identical to that of the contacts wires, so as to allow convenient insertion or removal of the jumper.
to insert a jumper between the two contacts in (a circuit). See 2nd jumper.
Someone or something that jumps; eg. a participant in a jumping event in track or skiing.
A woolen sweater or pullover.
A loose outer jacket, especially one worn by workers and sailors.
A one-piece, sleeveless dress, or a skirt with straps and a complete or partial bodice, usually worn over a blouse by women and children.
(usually as jumpers) Rompers.
A short length of electrical conductor, to make a temporary connection. Also jump wire.
A removable connecting pin on an electronic circuit board.
A person who attempts suicide by jumping from a great height.
one who, or that which, jumps
a long drilling tool used by masons and quarrymen
a rude kind of sleigh; -- usually, a simple box on runners which are in one piece with the poles that form the thills
the larva of the cheese fly. See Cheese fly, under Cheese
a name applied in the 18th century to certain Calvinistic Methodists in Wales whose worship was characterized by violent convulsions
spring to impel the star wheel, also a pawl to lock fast a wheel, in a repeating timepiece
a loose upper garment
a sort of blouse worn by workmen over their ordinary dress to protect it
a fur garment worn in Arctic journeys
Origin: [See 1st Jump.]
Jumper is a 2008 American science fiction action thriller film whose main character was inspired by the 1992 science fiction novel of the same name by Steven Gould. The film is directed by Doug Liman and stars Hayden Christensen, Jamie Bell, Samuel L. Jackson, Rachel Bilson, Max Thieriot, AnnaSophia Robb, and Diane Lane. The film follows a young man capable of teleporting as he is chased by a secret society intent on killing him. The script went through a rewrite prior to filming and the roles for the main characters were changed during production. Jumper was filmed in 20 cities in 14 countries between 2006-07. The film was released on February 14, 2008 and a soundtrack on February 19. The film held the first position in its opening weekend with $27.3 million.
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Rank popularity for the word 'jumper' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3185
The numerical value of jumper in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of jumper in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
He can get horses to do things that other people just can't get them to do, he has this almost telepathic conversation that goes on... it's almost like a communication with his horses. The way he asks them to do things is very different from the way a show jumper would ask his or Jo Peck horse to do something.
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- Springerin, Jumper, SpringerGerman
- jumpperi, oikosulkupala, hyppääjä, villapuseroFinnish
- geansaidhScottish Gaelic
- jumper, dzsömper, ugró, pulóverHungarian
- pullover, jumper, maglioneItalian
- [[lecējs]] [[lēcējs]], [[džemperis]] [[pulovers]] [[svīteris]]Latvian
- битүү захтай ноосон цамцMongolian
- qabbież, ġersi, ġamperMaltese
- skoczek, sweter, zworkaPolish
- saltador, blusa, jumperPortuguese
- прыгунья, сви́тер, прыгун, дже́мпер, джампер, перемычка, пуло́ве́рRussian
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