24. jump :
1. to spring clear of the ground or other support by a sudden muscular effort; leap : to jump into the air : to jump out a window
2. to rise suddenly or quickly : He jumped from his seat when she entered.
3. to move or jerk suddenly, as from surprise or shock : He jumped when the firecracker exploded.
4. to obey quickly and energetically; hustle : The waiter was told to jump when the captain signaled.
5. Informal. to be full of activity; bustle : The whole town is jumping with excitement.
6. to start a campaign, program, military attack, etc.; launch an activity, esp. of major proportions (usually fol. by off): The march jumped off early in the morning.
7. an act or instance of jumping; leap.
8. a sudden rise in amount, price, etc.: a considerable jump in the stock market
9. an abrupt transition from one point or thing to another, with omission of what intervenes : The speaker made an unexplained jump in topic.
10. a move or one of a series of moves : The gangster stayed one jump ahead of the police.
adjective : Jazz :
11. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of swing.
12. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of jazz; played at a bright tempo.
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