get the jump

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v get the jump be there first "They had gotten the jump on their competitors"
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Quotations

  • Joan L. Curcio
    Joan L. Curcio
    “Jump into the middle of things, get your hands dirty, fall flat on your face, and then reach for the stars.”
  • Margaret Mead
    Margaret%20Mead
    “Life in the twentieth century is like a parachute jump; you have to get it right the first time.”

Usage

In literature:

Course Aunt Martha jumps right in with the question marks; but all she gets out of Podmore is that he presumes he was mistaken.
"Odd Numbers" by Sewell Ford
We need all the help we can get if these others are scared to jump.
"The Boy Scout Fire Fighters" by Robert Maitland
Instantly I jumped over the ditch, hoping to get away under the trees unnoticed.
"'Brother Bosch', an Airman's Escape from Germany" by Gerald Featherstone Knight
We get these ship-jumping starmen all the time up here; they never do get work cards, it seems.
"Starman's Quest" by Robert Silverberg
I jumped up and turned out to get a glimpse of what was going on in the trenches in front.
"The Red Watch" by J. A. Currie
I will get away from you, if I have to jump into the river.
"The Invader" by Margaret L. Woods
Jump in and we'll get aboard the 'Restless.
"The Motor Boat Club and The Wireless" by H. Irving Hancock
There, child, jump up now and get dressed, and I'll go down and prepare the breakfast.
"A Bunch of Cherries" by L. T. Meade
Get the jump at the very start, and keep forcing the fight.
"Bert Wilson on the Gridiron" by J. W. Duffield
But, whenever any one did get the chance, he must have jumped at the opportunity.
"Brighter Britain! (Volume 1 of 2)" by William Delisle Hay
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In news:

As some shoppers eagerly anticipate getting a jump on holiday gifts this Black Friday, others are hoping to harness the shopping frenzy for gifts of a different kind: hurricane relief.
After getting up the nerve to do it—having been planning it for a decade—she seemed to be excited during the short interview before the jump.
We weren't relishing the opportunity to get our buns toasted, too, by jumping into the Weiner Stand-off at Center in the Square.
A coalition of minority business organizations will meet in Victorville, Calif, next week, hoping to get a jump on construction jobs for the planned XpressWest high-speed rail project that would link Las Vegas with Victorville.
Getting Started Instead of lying on your chest and jumping to your feet when you catch a wave, you stand, propelling yourself through the water with a long paddle or oar.
Never let anything get in the way of something you always wanted to do and this wheel chair bound woman shows you exactly how to do that by Bungee jumping.
It's pretty simple, jump on the Mix 93-1 Facebook page weekdays after 9a and click the link on the left side of the page under the logo and get the list of songs that could win you $100.
It's a little funny to me to see Twins fans jumping off the bandwagon in droves as the Vikings season gets underway.
Entertainment Movies Pooch Hall gets his Game Face' on for 'Jumping the Broom.
It was funny seeing him jump up to get the ones with helium because we just let them go to the ceiling without any strings attached.
On one hand it was great to get a jump start on the season in my garden now I want to continue.
Hoping to get an early start toward medical school, Lovejoy High School's Mariesha Pugh jumped into the college world at the age of 15.
Have you ever been arrested and WHILE handcuffed, jumped into the police vehicle and drove 100 mph in an attempt to get away.
Alberta Liberal Leader Raj Sherman says he was the go-to guy to get answers on health-care problems when he was part of the government, but he was never a "fix-it" man to help VIPs jump waiting lists.
Jump, skip, toss – children and parents get a lesson in the art and science of play.
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In science:

The term q 2β1 (s) comes in since we get an extra factor q 2ǫ at a solid ǫ-crossing in the jump-up model.
Random Walk on Knot Diagrams, Colored Jones Polynomial and Ihara-Selberg Zeta Function
Thus, in such cases, it is in principle always possible to satisfy the jump conditions and readjust integration constants by an arbitrarily small quantity after supersymmetry breaking to get flat brane solutions i.e. a cosmological constant that is zero4 after supersymmetry breaking.
The Cosmological Constant in Calabi-Yau 3-fold Compactifications of the Horava-Witten Theory
We obtain the result for arbitrary time points t1 and t2 by considering limits from the right. A way to get the uniform-integrability regularity condition for martingales in Theorem 5.3 is to have a local martingale with uniformly bounded jumps.
Proofs of the martingale FCLT
We term the sum of the number of jumps and bad jumps (so bad jumps get counted twice) the jump number of γ .
The DNA Inequality in Non-Convex Regions
In general a n-category get replaced with a n + 1-category, increasing the “depth” of the available morphisms, hence the terminology “vertical” adopted here. 43Hence the name “horizontal”, adopted here, that implies that no jump in the “depth” of morphisms is required. J.
Non-Commutative Geometry, Categories and Quantum Physics
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