Jounce Jounce (jouns), v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Jounced} (jounst); p. pr. & vb. n. {Jouncing} (joun"s[i^]ng).] [Cf. {Jaunce}.] To jolt; to shake, especially by rough riding or by driving over obstructions. [1913 Webster]

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  • Jounce — Jounce, n. A jolt; a shake; a hard trot. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jounce — (v.) mid 15c., of unknown origin, perhaps a blend of jump and bounce. Related: Jounced; jouncing. The noun is 1787, from the verb …   Etymology dictionary

  • jounce — ► VERB ▪ jolt or bounce. ORIGIN probably symbolic …   English terms dictionary

  • jounce — [jouns] vt., vi. jounced, jouncing [ME jounsen < ?] to shake, jolt, or bounce, as in riding n. a bounce or jolt jouncy adj …   English World dictionary

  • Jounce — Snap (physique) Le snap et le jounce, en physique, sont des noms donnés aux dérivées temporelles quatrièmes du vecteur position. La première étant la vitesse, la seconde l accélération et la troisième le jerk. où : est le jerk …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Jounce — In physics, jounce or snap is the fourth derivative of the displacement vector with respect to time, with the first, second, and third derivatives being velocity, acceleration, and jerk, respectively; in other words, the jounce is the rate of… …   Wikipedia

  • jounce — I. verb (jounced; jouncing) Etymology: Middle English Date: 15th century intransitive verb to move in an up and down manner ; bounce transitive verb to cause to jounce II. noun Date …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • jounce — [c]/dʒaʊns/ (say jowns) Rare –verb (jounced, jouncing) –verb (i) 1. to move violently up and down; bounce. –verb (t) 2. to cause to jounce. –noun 3. a jouncing movement. {? blend of obsolete joll knock about and bounce} …   Australian English dictionary

  • jounce — /jowns/, v., jounced, jouncing, n. v.t., v.i. 1. to move joltingly or roughly up and down; bounce. n. 2. a jouncing movement. [1400 50; late ME; appar. b. joll to bump (now obs.) and BOUNCE] * * * …   Universalium

  • jounce — 1. verb To jolt; to shake, especially by rough riding or by driving over obstructions. 2. noun snap …   Wiktionary

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