Meaning of jumper


Pronunciation: ( jum'pur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person or thing that jumps.
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  3. a participant in a jumping event, as in track or skiing.
  4. a horse specially trained to jump obstacles.
  5. a boring tool or device worked with a jumping motion.
  6. Also calleda short length of conductor used to make a connection, usually temporary, between terminals of a circuit or to bypass a circuit.
  7. Also calledSee
  8. a kind of sled.
  9. Also calleda line preventing the end of a spar or boom from being lifted out of place.
  10. any of various fishes that leap from the water, as the striped mullet or jumprock.


Pronunciation: ( jum'pur), [key]
— n.
  1. 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.
  2. a loose outer jacket worn esp. by workers and sailors.
  3. a pullover sweater.
  4. rompers.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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