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“… the rods designed ignored leap seconds …”

meanings of leap


  1. A large step in reasoning, often one that is not justified by the facts.
  2. Copulation with, or coverture of, a female beast.
  3. A fault.
  4. A significant move forward.
  5. A salmon ladder.
  6. The distance traversed by a leap or jump.
  7. A basket.
  8. A trap or snare for fish, made from twigs; a weely.
  9. A group of leopards.
  10. A passing from one note to another by an interval, especially by a long one, or by one including several other intermediate intervals.
  11. Half a bushel.
  12. The act of leaping or jumping.


  1. To pass over by a leap or jump.
  2. To jump.
  3. To copulate with (a female beast).
  4. To cause to leap.
  5. To copulate with (a human).


  1. A surname​.
  2. Initialism of Lightweight Extensible Authentication Protocol.


  1. Intercalary, bissextile.

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