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jerk

[jərk]
(mechanics)
The rate of change of acceleration; it is the third derivative of position with respect to time.
A unit of rate of change of acceleration, equal to 1 foot (30.48 centimeters) per second squared per second.
References in classic literature ?
My brain would give a sort of jerk and then go dead again.
He scrambled to escape, but the ape-man gave the rope a tremendous jerk that pulled Taug from his perch, and a moment later, growling hideously, the ape hung head downward thirty feet above the ground.
Buck swung to the right, ending the movement in a plunge that took up the slack and with a sudden jerk arrested his one hundred and fifty pounds.
The jerks perceptibly diminished; as the sled gained momentum, he caught them up, till it was moving steadily along.
The young man seemed to be dozing in earnest when, with a succession of jerks, the train rapidly slackened speed.
The coaxing tone in which he said these latter words might have failed in its object, if he had not accompanied them with sundry sharp jerks of his thumb over one shoulder, and with divers winks and thrustings of his tongue into his cheek, from which signals the damsel gathered that he sought to speak to her apart, concerning Miss Haredale and Dolly.
Rezazadeh had held the world record for total lift for 15 years and the record for the clean & jerk for 11 years.
Lovchev had never lifted more than 257kg in training and he had to lift 264kg to beat Iranian Hossein Rezazadeh's clean & jerk and total world records, which had stood for 11 and 15 years respectively.
19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- For what became really popular in 2006 when it first hit shelves as an internet marketing product, The Rich Jerk is now making a comeback in 2015 with an online affiliate marketing training course that covers an array of topics and consists of video tutorials and PDF modules.
3 garlic cloves, crushed | 2tbsp jerk seasoning | Sea salt | 675g boneless chicken breasts | 1tbsp lime juice | 50ml fresh orange juice | 1tbsp chopped fresh coriander FOR THE SALSA: | 1 large mango, diced into 1cm pieces | Half a medium avocado, diced into 1cm pieces | 1tbsp chopped red onion | 1tbsp chopped fresh coriander | 11/2tbsp fresh lime juice Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper | 12 extra-thin yellow corn tortillas
It was just like, this is just a jerk, this is not even a guy politically motivated, it's just some total random thing.
Alaskan Soda Jerk offers a variety of specialty fountain drinks, mostly Coca-Cola products mixed with juice and syrups.