any of several thysanuran insects that live in dark, warm, moist places, as under leaves, bark, and dead tree trunks and along rocky seacoasts, and are active jumpers, making erratic leaps when disturbed.
[joo-e] /dʒuˈɛ/ noun 1. an ancient Chinese vessel for wine, having three high legs and a handle.
noun 1. any of several primitive, mouselike rodents of the family Zapodidae, having long hind legs, common in the woodlands of Europe, Asia, and North America. noun 1. any long-tailed small mouselike rodent of the family Zapodidae, of North America, E Asia, and N and E Europe, having long hind legs specialized for leaping
noun 1. a toy consisting of a jointed figure that is made to jump, move, or dance by pulling a string or stick attached to it. 2. Also called side-straddle hop [sahyd-strad-l] /ˈsaɪdˈstræd l/ (Show IPA). a conditioning exercise performed by starting from a standing position with legs together and arms resting at the sides […]
- Jumping-off place
[juhm-ping-awf, -of] /ˈdʒʌm pɪŋˈɔf, -ˈɒf/ noun 1. a place for use as a starting point: Paris was the jumping-off place for our tour of Europe. 2. an out-of-the-way place; the farthest limit of anything settled or civilized. noun 1. a starting point, as in an enterprise 2. a final or extreme condition 3. (Canadian) a […]