Leaping
Leaping Leap"ing, a. & n. from {Leap}, to jump. [1913 Webster]

{Leaping house}, a brothel. [Obs.] --Shak.

{Leaping pole}, a pole used in some games of leaping.

{Leaping spider} (Zo["o]l.), a jumping spider; one of the {Saltigrad[ae]}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Leaping — Leap Leap (l[=e]p), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Leaped} (l[=e]pt; 277), rarely {Leapt} (l[=e]pt or l[e^]pt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Leaping}.] [OE. lepen, leapen, AS. hle[ a]pan to leap, jump, run; akin to OS. [=a]hl[=o]pan, OFries. hlapa, D. loopen, G.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • leaping — adj. Leaping is used with these nouns: ↑flame …   Collocations dictionary

  • leaping — šuoliavimas statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Daugkartinis įvairių šuolių, šoksnių arba jų derinių kartojimas; judėjimas atsispiriant abiem kojomis. atitikmenys: angl. leaping; skipping vok. Galopp, m; Springen, n rus. прыганье …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • leaping — šuoliavimas statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Žirgo bėgsena šuoliais. atitikmenys: angl. leaping; skipping vok. Galopp, m; Springen, n rus. прыганье …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • leaping — Synonyms and related words: anabatic, ascendant, ascending, ascensional, ascensive, beaming, beatific, beatified, blessed, blissful, bouncing, bounding, capering, cheerful, chirping, climbing, dancing, flushed with joy, gay, glad, glowing, happy …   Moby Thesaurus

  • leaping — lɪːp n. act of jumping, lunge, spring; distance jumped; sudden change, abrupt transition v. jump, hop, lunge, spring into the air; move suddenly, act quickly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • leaping — leap·ing …   English syllables

  • leaping —   Lele kawa, lele pahu …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • leaping — noun a light, self propelled movement upwards or forwards (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑leap, ↑spring, ↑saltation, ↑bound, ↑bounce • Derivationally related forms: ↑bound ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Leaping house — Leaping Leap ing, a. & n. from {Leap}, to jump. [1913 Webster] {Leaping house}, a brothel. [Obs.] Shak. {Leaping pole}, a pole used in some games of leaping. {Leaping spider} (Zo[ o]l.), a jumping spider; one of the {Saltigrad[ae]}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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