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Meaning of JUMPER

Pronunciation:  'jumpur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a player releases the basketball at the high point of a jump
  2. [n]  a sleeveless dress resembling an apron; worn over other clothing
  3. [n]  a loose jacket or blouse worn by workmen
  4. [n]  a small connector used to make temporary electrical connections
  5. [n]  an athlete who bounds or leaps (as in basketball)
  6. [n]  an athlete who competes at jumping

JUMPER is a 6 letter word that starts with J.


 Synonyms: bounder, jump shot, leaper, pinafore, pinny
 See Also: athlete, basketball shot, Carl Lewis, connecter, connection, connective, connector, connexion, dress, Frederick Carleton Lewis, frock, hopper, jacket, jock, jumper cable, jumper lead, lead, Lewis



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Jump"er\, n.
    1. One who, or that which, jumps.
    2. A long drilling tool used by masons and quarrymen.
    3. A rude kind of sleigh; -- usually, a simple box on runners
       which are in one piece with the poles that form the
       thills. [U.S.] --J. F. Cooper.
    4. (Zo["o]l.) The larva of the cheese fly. See {Cheese fly},
       under {Cheese}.
    5. (Eccl.) A name applied in the 18th century to certain
       Calvinistic Methodists in Wales whose worship was
       characterized by violent convulsions.
    6. (Horology) spring to impel the star wheel, also a pawl to
       lock fast a wheel, in a repeating timepiece.
    {Baby jumper}. See in the Vocabulary.
    {Bounty jumper}. See under {Bounty}.
  2. \Jump"er\, n. [See 1st {Jump}.]
    A loose upper garment; as:
    (a) A sort of blouse worn by workmen over their ordinary
        dress to protect it.
    (b) A fur garment worn in Arctic journeys.
  3. \Jump"er\, n.
    A thing that jumps; esp., any of various tools or other
    contrivances operating with a jumping motion; as, (Mining,
    Quarrying, etc.), an instrument for boring holes in rocks by
    percussion without hammering, consisting of a bar of iron
    with a chisel-edged steel tip at one or both ends, operated
    by striking it against the rock, turning it slightly with
    each blow.
Computing Dictionary

A removable wire or small plug whose presence or absence is used to determine some aspect of hardware configuration.

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