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English noun: jumping

1. jumping (act) the act of participating in an athletic competition in which you must jump

Broader (hypernym)track and field

Narrower (hyponym)broad jump, high jump, long jump

2. jumping (act) the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground

SamplesHe advanced in a series of jumps.
The jumping was unexpected.


Broader (hypernym)actuation, propulsion

Narrower (hyponym)bounce, bound, capriole, header, hop, hurdle, jumping up and down, leap, leaping, saltation, spring, vault

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