jumper

Definitions:

  • A kind of loose jacket with sleeves worn by some classes of laborers, as seamen and stevedores, usually with overalls, reaching to the thighs, and buttoned the whole length in front; also, any upper garment of similar shape.
  • None
  • One who is registered and votes fraudulently in several places.
  • One who is affected with the jumping-disease.
  • One who or that which jumps. Specifically
  • One who practises leaping or dancing as a part of divine worship.
  • One who jumps a claim to land.
  • In <em>zoology</em> any animal which habitually jumps, leaps, or hops as a mode of progression.
  • In <em>mech.</em>, a tool or contrivance which works with a jumping motion.
  • A bit used in a jointer.
  • A special form of plowshare for rough soil, or soil filled with roots.
  • In <em>telegraphy</em>, a wire used to cut out an instrument or part of a circuit, or to close temporarily a gap in a circuit.
  • A kind of sleigh: usually a simple box on runners, especially on runners which are parts of the poles forming the thills, and the middle parts of which are made thinner so as to bend.
  • <em>Nautical</em>, a preventer-rope made fast in such a way as to prevent a yard, mast, or boom from jumping, or giving way in an upward direction, in heavy weather.
  • To mix together; mingle; jumble.
  • One who, or that which, jumps.
  • A long drilling tool used by masons and quarrymen.
  • A rude kind of sleigh; -- usually, a simple box on runners which are in one piece with the poles that form the thills.
  • The larva of the cheese fly. See Cheese fly, under <er>Cheese</er>.
  • A name applied in the 18th century to certain Calvinistic Methodists in Wales whose worship was characterized by violent convulsions.
  • spring to impel the star wheel, also a pawl to lock fast a wheel, in a repeating timepiece.
  • See in the Vocabulary.
  • See under <er>Bounty</er>.
  • A loose upper garment.
  • A sort of blouse worn by workmen over their ordinary dress to protect it.
  • A fur garment worn in Arctic journeys.
  • A sleeveless one-piece dress, either with full shoulders or straps, sometimes with only the front part of the bodice, usually worn by women with a blouse underneath.
  • to insert a jumper{2} between the two contacts in (a circuit). See 2nd <xref urlencoded="jumper">jumper</xref>.
  • A thing that jumps; esp., any of various tools or other contrivances operating with a jumping motion
  • a short wire, or a small plastic object containing such a short wire, used to optionally connect or disconnect two points in an electronic circuit, so as to include or exclude portions of the circuit and thus modify the function of the circuit. Such <ex>jumpers</ex> are much used to adapt add-on circuit boards for different conditions or functions within a computer.
  • Someone or something that <xref>jumps</xref>, e.g. a participant in a jumping event in <xref>track</xref> or <xref>skiing</xref>.
  • A <xref>woolen</xref> <xref>sweater</xref> or <xref>pullover</xref>.
  • A loose outer <xref>jacket</xref>, especially one worn by workers and sailors.
  • A one-piece, sleeveless <xref>dress</xref>, or a skirt with straps and a complete or partial <xref>bodice</xref>, usually worn over a blouse by women and children.
  • <xref>Rompers</xref>.
  • A short length of electrical conductor, to make a temporary connection. Also jump wire.
  • A <xref>removable</xref> connecting <xref>pin</xref> on an <xref>electronic</xref> <xref>circuit</xref> board.
  • A person who attempts suicide by jumping from a great height.
  • a small connector used to make temporary electrical connections
  • a loose jacket or blouse worn by workmen
  • a coverall worn by children
  • a sleeveless dress resembling an apron; worn over other clothing
  • (basketball) a player releases the basketball at the high point of a jump
  • a crocheted or knitted garment covering the upper part of the body
  • an athlete who competes at jumping
  • a person who jumps
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