Jump

# Jump

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Encyclopedia
Jump may refer to:
• Jumping
Jumping
Jumping or leaping is a form of locomotion or movement in which an organism or non-living mechanical system propels itself through the air along a ballistic trajectory...

, to propel oneself rapidly upward such that momentum causes the body to become airborne
• To get attacked by a group of people e.g. penguins assault
Assault
In law, assault is a crime causing a victim to fear violence. The term is often confused with battery, which involves physical contact. The specific meaning of assault varies between countries, but can refer to an act that causes another to apprehend immediate and personal violence, or in the more...

• Jump start (vehicle)
Jump start (vehicle)
A jump start, also called a boost, is a method of starting an automobile or other vehicle powered by an internal combustion engine when the vehicle's battery has been discharged. A second battery is temporarily connected to provide starting power to the disabled vehicle...

, a colloquial term for a method of starting an automobile with a dead battery

## Places

• Jump, South Yorkshire
Jump, South Yorkshire
Jump is a village in the metropolitan borough of Barnsley in South Yorkshire, England.According to local legend, Jump village was named Jump after a small river that ran through the village and the local coal miners having to 'jump' over the river to gain access.Jump has a small selection of pubs...

, a village in the metropolitan borough of Barnsley in South Yorkshire, England, Dunedin

## Science and engineering

• In mathematics, a jump discontinuity; see Classification of discontinuities
Classification of discontinuities
Continuous functions are of utmost importance in mathematics and applications. However, not all functions are continuous. If a function is not continuous at a point in its domain, one says that it has a discontinuity there...

• A step in a jump process
Jump process
A jump process is a type of stochastic process that has discrete movements, called jumps, rather than small continuous movements.In physics, jump processes result in diffusion...

or in jump diffusion, in physics and economy
• Hydraulic jump
Hydraulic jump
A hydraulic jump is a phenomenon in the science of hydraulics which is frequently observed in open channel flow such as rivers and spillways. When liquid at high velocity discharges into a zone of lower velocity, a rather abrupt rise occurs in the liquid surface...

, a phenomenon in fluid dynamics
• A tool redirecting horizontal velocity into vertical, e.g. a quarter pipe
Quarter pipe
A Quarter pipe is a ramp used in extreme sports which resembles a quarter of the cross section of a pipe. They are most commonly found in skateparks and a skiing/snowboarding terrain park, although the trained eye of an extreme sports fan can find them in modern day architecture...

### Computing

• Jump!, a 1987 computer game for Commodore 64 by Loadstar
Loadstar was a disk magazine for the Commodore 64 computer, published starting in 1984. It derived its name from the command commonly used to execute commercial software from a Commodore 1541 disk: LOAD "*",8,1, with inspiration from the word "lodestar"....

• Jump statement (or unconditional branch instruction), altering the control flow
• JumpDrive, a common name for a USB flash drive
USB flash drive
A flash drive is a data storage device that consists of flash memory with an integrated Universal Serial Bus interface. flash drives are typically removable and rewritable, and physically much smaller than a floppy disk. Most weigh less than 30 g...

• JMP (statistical software)
JMP (statistical software)
JMP is a computer program that was first developed by John Sall and others to perform simple and complex statistical analyses.It dynamically links statistics with graphics to interactively explore, understand, and visualize data...

### Film and television

• Jump! (film)
Jump! (film)
Jump! is a 2007 British-Austrian drama film written and directed by Joshua Sinclair. It starred Ben Silverstone, Patrick Swayze and Martine McCutcheon. It was loosely based on the real-life Halsman murder case. The film was premiered on the 2009 Jewish Film Festival in June 2009...

, a 2007 film featuring Patrick Swayze and Martine McCutcheon
• "Jump" (Ugly Betty)
Jump (Ugly Betty)
"Jump" is the eighteenth episode in the second season, the 41st episode overall, and the second season finale of the American dramedy series Ugly Betty, which aired on May 22, 2008, the same day as Naomi Campbell's 38th Bithday...

, the season finale episode of Ugly Betty
• Jump In!, a Disney Channel film

### Music

• Jump Records, a record label
• Jump blues
Jump blues
Jump blues is an up-tempo blues usually played by small groups and featuring horns. It was very popular in the 1940s, and the movement was a precursor to the arrival of rhythm and blues and rock and roll...

, a musical genre
• Jumpstyle
Jumpstyle
Jumpstyle is a rave dance and electronic music genre mainly practiced in Europe, specifically Belgium, the Netherlands, Ireland, Germany, northern France, and a few parts in the United States, specifically Indiana. The dance is also called Jumpen...

, a genre in electronic music
• Jump, Little Children
Jump, Little Children
Jump, Little Children, later known as Jump, was a band formed in 1991 in the city of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Known for their unique sound, energetic live performances, and willingness to interact with fans, the band built a strong following over their fourteen years together...

, a band that has at various times gone by the name of "Jump"
• Jump! (album), by Van Dyke Parks
• Jump (Djumbo album)
Jump (Djumbo album)
Jump is the first album of the girlband Djumbo. It was released on 9 May 2005.-Track listing:# Hide & Seek # Call Me# Made To Love You# Going Up# Get Out# Bye Bye Bye# Know My Name# Eyahe # On My Own# Time Out...

• Jumping (EP)
Jumping (EP)
Jumping is the fourth mini-album by South Korean girl group, Kara. It consists of five tracks including the lead single "Jumping", which is also a Korean version of the group's second Japanese single...

, by Kara
• Jamshid "Jumps" Khadiwhala, turntablist for The Cat Empire
The Cat Empire
The Cat Empire are an Australian ska and jazz band formed in 1999. Core members are Harry James Angus , Will Hull-Brown , Jamshid "Jumps" Khadiwhala , Ollie McGill , Ryan Monro and Felix Riebl...

• Jump, a band with members, Scott Thurston
Scott Thurston
Scott Troy Thurston is an American guitarist, keyboardist, songwriter, and session musician. He is currently a member of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, in which he sings harmony vocals and plays guitar, keyboards, and harmonica....

, Mark Spiwak, Dennis Tracy, Dan Gorman

#### Songs

• "Jump Around
Jump Around
"Jump Around" is the title of a song by the band House of Pain, produced by DJ Muggs of Cypress Hill. This song became a hit in 1992, reaching Number 3 in the USA. A 1993 re-release of the song in the UK, where the original had been a minor hit, peaked at Number 8. On VH1's 100 Greatest Songs of...

", a 1992 song by House of Pain
• "Jump (for My Love)
Jump (for My Love)
"Jump " was the opening track of the Pointer Sisters' 1983 album, Break Out.Released prior to the 1984 Summer Olympics games, the song's video featured footage of athletes competing in track and field events. The song was the second of four Billboard Hot 100 top 10 singles in a row for the sisters...

", a Pointer Sisters song (later covered by the group Girls Aloud)
• "Jump" (Van Halen song)
Jump (Van Halen song)
"Jump" is a song by the American rock group Van Halen. It is the only single the group released in their career to reach number one on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. It was released in 1984 as the second track on the album 1984...

• "Jump" (Kris Kross song)
Jump (Kris Kross song)
"Jump" is a 1992 song by the hip hop duo Kris Kross. It was released as a single in early 1992 from their album Totally Krossed Out. It achieved great success in many countries where it topped the charts, including Australia, Switzerland and the U.S....

• "Jump" (Simple Plan song)
• "Jump" (Every Little Thing song)
"Jump" is a song by American singer-songwriter Madonna from her tenth studio album Confessions on a Dance Floor. Written by Madonna, Stuart Price and Joe Henry, the song was supposed to be released as the third single of the album...

• "Jump" (Flo Rida song)
Jump (Flo Rida song)
"Jump" is the third official single taken from Flo Rida's second album R.O.O.T.S. Nelly Furtado makes an appearance on the song with an upbeat hook. Flo-Rida said: "I used a whole different delivery on this one. We're talking about different situations to get people hype in the club. 'Jump!'...

• "Jumpin'" (Kara song)
Jumpin'
- Music videos :The promotional video teaser for "Jumpin'" was featured on Mezamashi TV on October 25, 2010. The full version was eventually released on October 28, 2010. The video features alternating scenes where the is seen wearing silvery white and dark black outfits...

• "Jump", a song by The Faders
The Faders were a British female pop rock band, formed in January 2004 by Polydor Records. Bassist/keyboardist Toy Valentine and drummer Cherisse Osei were the first members to get through the first audition...

• "Jump", a song by Loverboy from their 1981 album Get Lucky
• "Jump!", a 1992 song performed by The Movement
• "Jump", a track by Kylie Minogue on her 1997 album Impossible Princess
Impossible Princess
Impossible Princess is the sixth studio album by Australian recording artist Kylie Minogue. It was released in Japan on 1 November 1997 by BMG Records, Australia on 12 January 1998 by Mushroom Records and 23 March 1998 in Europe by Deconstruction Records to mixed reviews. The album was produced by...

• "Jump", a song by N*E*R*D from the 2004 album Fly or Die
Fly or Die
Fly or Die is the second album for rock band N*E*R*D consisting of Pharrell and Chad Hugo of production team the Neptunes and Shay Haley released on March 23, 2004.-Production:...

• "Jumpin
Jumpin
"Jumpin" is the second single released from British pop-group Liberty X's second studio album, Being Somebody. The single was released in October 2003, and it peaked at #6 in the UK Singles Chart. It was also a minor hit in France, reaching #56 on their official singles chart...

", a song by Liberty X
• "Jumpin' Jumpin'
Jumpin' Jumpin'
"Jumpin', Jumpin" is 2000 R&B hit song by American girl group Destiny's Child. It was the fourth and final single from the group's second album, The Writing's on the Wall. The single achieved success in the charts...

", a song by Destiny's Child

## Sports

• Figure skating jumps
• Jumping (horse)
Jumping (horse)
Jumping plays a major role in many equestrian sports, such as show jumping, fox hunting, steeplechasing, and eventing. The biomechanics of jumping, the influence of the rider, and the heritability of jumping prowess have all been the focus of research....

• Jumping, show jumping
Show jumping
Show jumping, also known as "stadium jumping," "open jumping," or "jumpers," is a member of a family of English riding equestrian events that also includes dressage, eventing, hunters, and equitation. Jumping classes commonly are seen at horse shows throughout the world, including the Olympics...

, or stadium jumping, the competitive equestrian event

## Science fiction

• Jump drive
Jump drive
A jump drive is one of the speculative inventions in science fiction, a method of traveling faster than light .Related concepts are hyperdrive, warp drive and interstellar teleporter. The key characteristic of a jump drive is that it allows a starship to be instantaneously teleported between two...

, one of the speculative inventions in science fiction, a method of traveling faster than light
• Jump (Alliance-Union universe)
Jump (Alliance-Union universe)
Jump is a fictional technology used by spacecraft in science fiction author C. J. Cherryh's Alliance-Union universe to travel faster-than-light . Jump can also be a verb, and is the act of travelling FTL using jump technology....

, a fictional faster-than-light technology used in C. J. Cherryh's Alliance-Union universe
• J.U.M.P., a fictional weapon in the G.I. Joe universe

## Transportation

• The Jump, a bus route run by the Regional Transportation District
Regional Transportation District
The Regional Transportation District, or RTD, was organized in 1969 and is the regional authority operating public transit services in eight of the twelve counties in the Denver-Aurora-Boulder Combined Statistical Area in Colorado. RTD is governed by a 15-member, publicly elected Board of...

between Boulder, CO and Lafayette, CO