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meanings of jumper


  1. Someone or something that jumps, e.g. a participant in a jumping event in track or skiing.
  2. A shot in which the player releases the ball at the highest point of a jump; a jump shot.
  3. A long drilling tool used by masons and quarry workers, consisting of an iron bar with a chisel-edged steel tip at one or both ends, operated by striking it against the rock, turning it slightly with each blow.
  4. The larva of the cheese fly.
  5. One of certain Calvinistic Methodists in Wales whose worship was characterized by violent convulsions.
  6. A jumping spider.
  7. A spring to impel the star wheel, or a pawl to lock fast a wheel, in a repeating timepiece.
  8. A short length of electrical conductor, to make a temporary connection. Also jump wire.
  9. A woolen sweater or pullover.
  10. A loose outer jacket, especially one worn by workers and sailors.
  11. A removable connecting pin on an electronic circuit board.
  12. A nuclear power plant worker who repairs equipment in areas with extremely high levels of radiation.
  13. A person who attempts suicide by jumping from a great height.
  14. A one-piece, sleeveless dress, or a skirt with straps and a complete or partial bodice, usually worn over a blouse by women and children.
  15. Rompers.
  16. A crude kind of sleigh, usually a simple box on runners which are in one piece with the poles that form the thills.


  1. To connect with an electrical jumper.


  1. A surname​.

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