jumping

[ UK /d‍ʒˈʌmpɪŋ/ ]
[ US /ˈdʒəmpɪŋ/ ]
NOUN
  1. the act of participating in an athletic competition in which you must jump
  2. the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground
    he advanced in a series of jumps
    the jumping was unexpected
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How To Use jumping In A Sentence

  • Some experienced foreign jumpers displayed hand-in-hand group jumping, wingsuit jumping and somersaults during free fall; all the risky stunts thrilled the audience.
  • They all escaped after jumping from the top floor of the burning house thanks to their neighbours' help.
  • By the time we had got the boat to the waist, the ship had filled with water, and was going down on her beam-ends: we shoved our boat as quickly as possible from the plank-shear ** A timber around a vessel's hull at deck line. into the water, all hands jumping in her at the same time, and launched off clear of the ship. The Greatest Survival Stories Ever Told
  • My little daughter started jumping up and down with rage when she heard she couldn't go.
  • Beatle news briefs: Paul poll jumping; EMI makes another move; Cilla Black may be 'coronated' WN.com - Articles related to Ace Frehley Shouts It Out Loud at the Nokia Theater
  • This is particularly true of the film's climax, which somehow manages to demolish several cop cars, and find Ellen clutching a parasail and jumping through flaming hoops in water skis, yet still be completely unfunny.
  • Lectoure is a bustling market town and the best jumping-off point for a first visit to Le Gers.
  • Jumping over a bench in P.E. class isn't creative, but parkour forces you to think about how you can jump.
  • Once the war began, uniformed Americans participated in an inter-service contest for buckjumping and bareback riding at Wirth's Circus, Melbourne, in early 1943.
  • The prodigiously capable Louise, for instance, is weighing the relative claims upon her imagination of long jumping and bobsleigh.
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