jump pass
noun Date: circa 1948 a pass made by a player (as in football or basketball) while jumping

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • jump-pass — jump pass, Football, Basketball. a pass made by a player while jumping. jump pass «JUHMP PAS, PAHS», intransitive verb, passed, pass|ing. to make a jump pass …   Useful english dictionary

  • jump pass — noun : a pass executed by a player who jumps into the air and releases the ball before landing (as in football and basketball) * * * Football, Basketball. a pass in which a player leaps into the air and throws the ball to a teammate before… …   Useful english dictionary

  • jump pass — {n.} A pass (as in football or basketball) made by a player while jumping. * /The Bruins scored when the quarterback tossed a jump pass to the left end./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • jump pass — {n.} A pass (as in football or basketball) made by a player while jumping. * /The Bruins scored when the quarterback tossed a jump pass to the left end./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • jump\ pass — noun A pass (as in football or basketball) made by a player while jumping. The Bruins scored when the quarterback tossed a jump pass to the left end …   Словарь американских идиом

  • jump pass — Football, Basketball. a pass in which a player leaps into the air and throws the ball to a teammate before returning to the ground. [1945 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • pass — pass1 [ pæs ] verb *** ▸ 1 go past something ▸ 2 move somewhere ▸ 3 be successful on test ▸ 4 give/let someone have something ▸ 5 spend time or be spent ▸ 6 kick/hit/throw ball to someone ▸ 7 make law, etc. official ▸ 8 be unable to answer ▸ 9… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • pass — See: BRING TO PASS, COME TO PASS, FORWARD PASS, JUMP PASS, SCREEN PASS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • pass — See: BRING TO PASS, COME TO PASS, FORWARD PASS, JUMP PASS, SCREEN PASS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • pass — See: bring to pass, come to pass, forward pass, jump pass, screen pass …   Словарь американских идиом

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