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jump

1. Sport any of several contests involving a jump
2. Draughts a move that captures an opponent's piece by jumping over it
3. Films
a. a break in continuity in the normal sequence of shots
b. (as modifier): a jump cut
4. Computing another name for branch

jump

[jəmp]
(computer science)
A transfer of control which terminates one sequence of instructions and begins another sequence at a different location. Also known as branch; transfer.

jump

A step in a masonry foundation.

jump

i. A parachute jump.
ii. The flight of an aircraft from one point to another, especially over an obstacle, such as an ocean. Used as slang in this sense.

jump

(programming)
(Or "branch") The term for a goto instruction, usually in a context of machine languages. "Branch" may be synonymous with "jump", or may refer to jumps that depend on a condition.

jump

(1) In a low-level programming language, a statement that directs the computer to go to some other part of the program. See branch and jumpword.

(2) (JUMP) (Java User Migration Path) An umbrella term from Microsoft for tools that convert Java programs to C#. See JLCA.
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The Racing Post celebrates milestones for Flat trainers, Flat jockeys and jumps trainers based exclusively on wins in Britain, but for jump jockeys on wins in Britain and Ireland combined.
The researchers recommended that women complete 30 jumps, three times a week.
Jumping jacks, also known as star jump, or side-straddle hop among some military forces in the world, is a physical jumping exercise performed by jumping to a position with the legs spread wide and the hands touching overhead, sometimes in a clap, and then returning to a position with the feet together and the arms at the sides.
ua A total of 6837 motorists jumped red signal ua Jumping red signal 5437 ua Heavy vehicle jumping Red signal 57 ua Light vehicle jumping red signal 13 3 7 ua Motorcycle jumping red signal 6
In addition, the ICC-value for the FP_IM method (0.96)was similar as reported previously in countermovement jumps for this method (0.90 to 0.96) (24).
Moura NA, Fernandes T, Joao PB, 2005, 'Approach Speed and Performance in the Horizontal Jumps: What Do Brazilian Athletes Do?' New studies in athletics 20(3): 43.
Upper extremity augmentation of lower extremity kinetics during countermovement vertical jumps. J Sports Sci.
While it seems clear that the ants assess a variety of environmental cues prior to affecting their various strikes and jumps, the proximal trigger for the ants' strikes remains unknown.
"Dream jumps are referred to around the world as bungee jumps without recoil.
douBle under | : The skipper jumps higher than normal and swings the rope twice under his or her feet...note - it is possible to swing it three times as you get better and more efficient.
"In the stutter jumps, we can move the mass at a lower frequency to get off the ground.
In his first dual meet at Marshfield, Baird jumped 22 feet, 10 1/4 inches in the long jump, just five inches shy of the school record.