jog

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v jog stimulate to remember "jog my memory"
    • v jog give a slight push to
    • v jog run at a moderately swift pace
    • v jog run for exercise "jog along the canal"
    • v jog even up the edges of a stack of paper, in printing
    • v jog continue talking or writing in a desultory manner "This novel rambles on and jogs"
    • n jog a slight push or shake
    • n jog a slow pace of running
    • n jog a sharp change in direction "there was a jog in the road"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The White House has a movie theater, swimming pool, bowling lane, jogging track, and a tennis court
    • Jog A liesurely running pace. See jog2}, v. i.
    • Jog A rub; a slight stop; an obstruction; hence, an irregularity in motion of from; a hitch; a break in the direction of a line or the surface of a plane.
    • Jog A slight shake; a shake or push intended to give notice or awaken attention; a push; a jolt. "To give them by turns an invisible jog ."
    • Jog To cause to jog; to drive at a jog, as a horse. See Jog v. i.
    • Jog To move by jogs or small shocks, like those of a slow trot; to move slowly, leisurely, or monotonously; -- usually with on, sometimes with over. "Jog on, jog on, the footpath way.""So hung his destiny, never to rot,
      While he might still jog on and keep his trot."
      "The good old ways our sires jogged safely over."
    • Jog To push or shake with the elbow or hand; to jostle; esp., to push or touch, in order to give notice, to excite one's attention, or to warn. "Now leaps he upright, jogs me, and cries: Do you see
      Yonder well-favored youth?"
      "Sudden I jogged Ulysses, who was laid
      Fast by my side."
    • Jog To run at less than maximum speed; to move on foot at a pace between a walk and a run; to run at a moderate pace so as to be able to continue for some time; -- performed by people, mostly for exercise.
    • Jog To suggest to; to notify; to remind; to call the attention of; as, to jog the memory.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • jog To pierce; thrust, See jag.
    • jog To touch, push, or shake slightly or gently; nudge; move by pushing.
    • jog Hence To stimulate gently; stir up by a hint or reminder: as, to jog a person's memory.
    • jog To move by jogs or small shocks, like those of a slow trot; move idly, heavily, or slowly: generally followed by on or along.
    • n jog A slight push or shake; a nudge; especially, a shake or push intended to give notice or awaken attention.
    • n jog Irregularity of motion; a jolting motion; a jolt or shake.
    • n jog In mech., a square notch; a right-angled recess or step. See cut under joint (fig. b).
    • n jog Any notch or recess in a line; a small depression in a surface; an irregularity of line or surface.
    • n jog In mining, a short post or piece of timber placed between two others to keep them apart; a studdle.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Jog jog to shake: to push with the elbow or hand, to stimulate, stir up, as the memory
    • v.i Jog to move by jogs: to travel slowly:—pr.p. jog′ging; pa.p. jogged
    • n Jog a slight shake: a push
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Quotations

  • Erma Bombeck
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    “The only reason I would take up jogging is so that I could hear heavy breathing again.”
  • Abe Lemons
    Abe Lemons
    “I don't jog, if I die I want to be sick.”
  • Charles M. Schulz
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    “Jogging is very beneficial. It's good for your legs and your feet. It's also very good for the ground. It makes it feel needed.”
  • Norman Cousins
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    “Hearty laughter is a good way to jog internally without having to go outdoors.”
  • Liam Neeson
    Liam Neeson
    “In Los Angeles, it's like they jog for two hours a day and then they think they're morally right. That's when you want to choke people, you know?”

Idioms

Jog my memory - If you jog someone's memory, you say words that will help someone trying to remember a thought, event, word, phrase, experience, etc.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. joggen,; cf. W. gogi, to shake, and also E. shog, shock, v

Usage

In literature:

Her housekeeper had come and gone; the Belwether establishment could jog through another day.
"The Fighting Chance" by Robert W. Chambers
I can't say as I knows any thing agen 'em, but I think your honours had better be jogging.
"Eugene Aram, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Well, arter we sot all to rights, we began to jog on towards Digby.
"The Attache" by Thomas Chandler Haliburton
Well, arter we sot all to rights, we began to jog on towards Digby.
"The Attache" by Thomas Chandler Haliburton
I did so, putting in the envelop with it a little jog to his memory on the club matter.
"The Deluge" by David Graham Phillips
It will jog my memory, and help us both.
"Heart and Science" by Wilkie Collins
The article Paris keeps up its own little jog-trot.
"Parisians in the Country" by Honore de Balzac
She arrived out of breath and excited, jogging.
"Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom" by Cory Doctorow
And thus we jogged on, and got to "mine inn" just as the dinner-bell was ringing.
"Passages From The American Notebooks, Volume 1" by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Could my meek little jog-trot Pegasus meet the shock of yon steed of foaming bit and flaming nostril?
"The Virginians" by William Makepeace Thackeray
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In poetry:

For then the farmers come, jog, jog,
Along the miry road,
Each heart as heavy as a log,
To make their payments good.
"The Yearly Distress; Or, Tithing-Time At Stock In Essex" by William Cowper
Come away,
Make no delay.
Summon all the dust to rise,
Till it stirre, and rubbe the eyes;
While this member jogs the other,
Each one whispering, Live you, brother?
"Dooms-Day" by George Herbert
Oft, as he jogs along the Winding-Way,
Occasion comes for Every Man to say,--
"This Road?--or That?" and as he chooses them,
So shall his journey end in Night or Day.
"Cross-Roads" by John Oxenham
A Donkey, whose talent for burdens was wondrous,
So much that you'd swear he rejoic'd in a load,
One day had to jog under panniers so pond'rous,
That — down the poor Donkey fell smack on the road!
"The Donkey and His Panniers" by Thomas Moore
''Tis sae through life's short circling year,
The seasons change, and changing cheer;
Journeying we jog, unaw'd by fear:
Hope plays her part!
Forward we look, though in the rear
Death shakes the dart.
"The Scottish Muse" by Hector MacNeill
So if Heaven had no Hunt before hecame,
Why, it must find one now:
If any shirk and doubt they know the game,
There's one to teach them how:
Andthe whole host of Seraphim complete
Must jog in scarlet to his opening Meet.
"The Dead Fox Hunter" by Robert Graves

In news:

Woodrow Wilson Elementary School children run during their jog -a-thon in Salt Lake City, Friday, June 1, 2012.
But today, the Greeks are jogging .
"With walking it's a rest day, where with jogging at least you're doing some form of exercise," O'Neill said.
Well, try this on for size: just 15 minutes of jogging a day -- at a slow or average pace -- can lengthen your lifetime by more than five years.
Coming up Saturday, April 21st, don't miss Dog-N- Jog .
Seth Franco, 19, took his cat, Stella, out for an afternoon jog on Wednesday.
Police in Lafayette ticketed a 19-year-old man Wednesday on suspicion of tethering his cat to a rock after the pet refused to go jogging with him.
Outdoors Jingle Bell Jog comes to Florida.
About 2,000 runners are expected to participate in the 3rd Annual Special Forces Association Chapter 7 Jingle Bell Jog Dec 10 in Fort Walton Beach.
Arts for Alzheimer's: Movie Screenings Jog Memories.
Jingle Bell Jog set for Saturday morning.
Jog .fm to Stay on Track.
BC Turf Favorite Sarafina Has Easy Jog .
The race continues for Greywolf Elementary students who ran the Oct 14 Jog -A-Thon.
Jogging the axes at the machine tool is one way to execute machine motion in the real world.
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In science:

Jog & Solomon (1992) have suggested that merger induced starbursts can raise the ambient pressure in the ISM and trigger the implosion of the molecular clouds.
The Formation of Star Clusters
The physics of how the cluster formation is triggered is still uncertain, but several possible mechanisms have been proposed(e.g., Jog & Solomon 1992, Kumai et al. 1993, Elmergreen & Efremov 1997).
The Formation of Star Clusters
Jog & Solomon 1992) or to be affected by collisions with more diffuse atomic or ionized hydrogen clouds.
Colliding molecular clouds in head-on galaxy collisions
Jog & Solomon 1992) that Giant Molecular Clouds (GMCs) do not collide whereas the more diffuse clouds of atomic gas do.
Colliding molecular clouds in head-on galaxy collisions
This is typical and corresponds exactly to what Jog & Solomon (1992) assume.
Colliding molecular clouds in head-on galaxy collisions
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