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Definition of Jumper
JumperJumper Jump"er, n. [See 1st Jump.]
A loose upper garment; as:
(a) A sort of blouse worn by workmen over their ordinary
dress to protect it.
(b) A fur garment worn in Arctic journeys. JumperJumper Jump"er, n.
1. One who, or that which, jumps.
2. A long drilling tool used by masons and quarrymen.
3. A rude kind of sleigh; -- usually, a simple box on runners
which are in one piece with the poles that form the
thills. [U.S.] --J. F. Cooper.
4. (Zo["o]l.) The larva of the cheese fly. See Cheese fly,
5. (Eccl.) A name applied in the 18th century to certain
Calvinistic Methodists in Wales whose worship was
characterized by violent convulsions.
6. (Horology) spring to impel the star wheel, also a pawl to
lock fast a wheel, in a repeating timepiece.
Baby jumper. See in the Vocabulary.
Bounty jumper. See under Bounty.
Jumper Jump"er, n.
A thing that jumps; esp., any of various tools or other
contrivances operating with a jumping motion; as, (Mining,
Quarrying, etc.), an instrument for boring holes in rocks by
percussion without hammering, consisting of a bar of iron
with a chisel-edged steel tip at one or both ends, operated
by striking it against the rock, turning it slightly with
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