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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
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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

jump

A step in a masonry foundation.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.
An Illustrated Dictionary of Aviation Copyright © 2005 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved

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.
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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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Twiston-Davies went on to have a second winner at Southwell on Sunday, so his career score is now: 999 GB only, jumps only 1,000 GB only, jumps/Flat combined 1,001 GB/Ireland combined, jumps only 1,002 GB/Ireland combined, jumps/Flat combined 1,003+ world-wide wins, jumps only 1,004+ world-wide wins, jumps/ Flat combined And that's without taking his point-to-point wins into account!
The day didn't all go to plan for her as her opening high jump of 1.28m was 20cm short of the 1.48 that earned fifth at the recent individual Scottish Championship.
The acquisition marks six portfolio brands for Jump and is the latest move in the company's efforts to expand its reach to solution-oriented brands in the textiles industry.
Researchers at Manchester Metropolitan University and the University of Hull examined the impact of counter-movement jumps, box-drops and heel-drops.
At present, Raymond Butler (US) holds the Guinness World Record for number of star jumps in one minute at 77.
Lecky said she was confident she could execute the 1.90m leap and feels she could jump higher again.
Coventry served by Warwick Kangaroo Vernon West, At the time Jump In said it had hoped to have the new trampoline park up and running as early as this spring.
As the traditional calculation of vertical jump height using force-time, flight-time, and video data is based on different methodological approaches, this study aimed to compare a new ultrasonic system with these methods.
Unique self-warming feature: A unique feature for Jump Deeda and let it detect the surrounding temperature and warm up itself to be ready to jump start cars.
Velocities for 11m-6m section (V1), 6m-1m section (V2), total 10m (V10) and difference between V2 and V1 (V2-V1) were calculated for each jump. The official jump distances were recorded.
These mechanisms are created through the use of shoulder extension and flexion during the countermovement jump (CMJ) (15).
After the melt is filtered, a melt pump feeds it to the Jump. There, the melt is kept under vacuum as it passes over slowly rotating elements.

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