jump-off
noun Date: 1917 1. the start of a race or an attack 2. a jumping competition to break a tie at the end of regular competition (as in a horse show)

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  • jump off — verb 1. set off quickly, usually with success (Freq. 1) The freshman jumped off to a good start in his math class • Hypernyms: ↑get down, ↑begin, ↑get, ↑start out, ↑start, ↑set about, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • jump off — phrasal verb Word forms jump off : present tense I/you/we/they jump off he/she/it jumps off present participle jumping off past tense jumped off past participle jumped off jump off the page if words or pictures jump off the page, they are the… …   English dictionary

  • jump off — v. (d; intr.) to jump off to (she jumped off to a good start) * * * [ dʒʌmp ɒf] (d;intr.) to jump off to (she jump offed off to a good start) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • jump-off — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) 1. : an act of jumping off : a place from which to jump off : the start of a race or an attack the jump off was at twelve Dan Levin 2. : an additional round of competition to determine the winner when two or more horses are… …   Useful english dictionary

  • jump off — nušokimas statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Baigiamoji žaidėjo šuolio fazė, bet ne veiklos pabaiga žaidžiant sportinius žaidimus. atitikmenys: angl. jump down; jump off vok. Abgang, m; Absprung, m; Niedersprung, m rus. соскок …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • jump off — nušokimas statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Sportininko sąlytis su žeme (pagrindu) po lėkimo fazės; nusileidimas ant žemės. Pavyzdžiui, nušokdamas ant žemės gimnastas baigia pratimą ant prietaiso. atitikmenys: angl. jump down;… …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • jump off — nušokimas statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Vienas iš pradinių mokomųjų šuolių į vandenį – atsispyrus nuo atramos, nėrimas į vandenį kojomis žemyn. atitikmenys: angl. jump down; jump off vok. Abgang, m; Absprung, m;… …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • jump off — phr verb Jump off is used with these nouns as the object: ↑cliff, ↑stage, ↑train …   Collocations dictionary

  • jump-off — /jump awf , of /, n. 1. a place for jumping off. 2. a point of departure, as of a race or a military attack. 3. the start of such a departure. 4. a supplementary contest among horses tied for first place in a jumping contest. [1870 75, Amer.; n.… …   Universalium

  • jump off — vb American a. (of a person) to become aggressive, lose one s temper b. (of a situation) to happen or escalate suddenly. The phrase probably arose in black slang where jump was a component in a number of obsolete expressions evoking rapidity… …   Contemporary slang

  • jump off — verb a) To participate in the final round of an equestrian showjumping event. The cat jumped off the table. b) To move from an elevated place by one jump …   Wiktionary

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