Definitions of jumping

n the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground

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a headlong jump (or fall)
the act of hopping; jumping upward or forward (especially on one foot)
bounce, bound, leap, leaping, saltation, spring
a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards
hurdle, vault
the act of jumping over an obstacle
jumping up and down
jumping in one spot (as in excitement)
(dressage) a vertical jump of a trained horse with a kick of the hind legs at the top of the jump
caper, capriole
a playful leap or hop
the act of pouncing
Type of:
actuation, propulsion
the act of propelling

n the act of participating in an athletic competition in which you must jump

broad jump, long jump
the act of jumping as far as possible from a running start
high jump
the act of jumping as high as possible over a horizontal bar
Fosbury flop
jumping over the bar backwards and head first
Type of:
track and field
participating in athletic sports performed on a running track or on the field associated with it

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