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leapt, past participle; leaped, past participle; leaped, past tense; leaps, 3rd person singular present; leapt, past tense; leaping, present participle;
  1. Jump or spring a long way, to a great height, or with great force
    • - I leaped across the threshold
    • - Fabia's heart leapt excitedly
  2. Move quickly and suddenly
    • - Polly leapt to her feet
  3. Jump across or over
    • - a coyote leaped the fence
  4. Make a sudden rush to do something; act eagerly and suddenly
    • - it was time for me to leap into action
  5. Accept (an opportunity) eagerly
    • - they leapt at the opportunity to combine fun with fund-raising
  6. (of a price or figure) Increase dramatically
    • - sales leaped 40 percent during the Christmas season
  7. (esp. of writing) Be conspicuous; stand out
    • - amid the notes, a couple of items leap out
  1. A forceful jump or quick movement
    • - she came downstairs in a series of flying leaps
  2. A dramatic increase in price, amount, etc
    • - a leap of 75 percent in two years
  3. A sudden, abrupt change or transition
    • - a leap of faith
  4. A thing to be leaped over or from
    • - Lover's Leap

  1. a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards
  2. jump: move forward by leaps and bounds; "The horse bounded across the meadow"; "The child leapt across the puddle"; "Can you jump over the fence?"
  3. pass abruptly from one state or topic to another; "leap into fame"; "jump to a conclusion"; "jump from one thing to another"
  4. an abrupt transition; "a successful leap from college to the major leagues"
  5. jump: a sudden and decisive increase; "a jump in attendance"
  6. jump: jump down from an elevated point; "the parachutist didn't want to jump"; "every year, hundreds of people jump off the Golden Gate bridge"; "the widow leapt into the funeral pyre"
  7. Leap is the second album released by Drop Trio. The album debuted in 2004 and was self-released by the band. The album is noted as having been recorded entirely improvised in the studio.
  8. The Lightweight Extensible Authentication Protocol (LEAP) is a proprietary wireless LAN authentication method developed by Cisco Systems. Important features of LEAP are dynamic WEP keys and mutual authentication (between a wireless client and a RADIUS server). ...
  9. LEAPs (Learning and Enterprise Access Points) are education and training points located in market towns across Suffolk, United Kingdom. LEAPs are developed by the University Campus Suffolk, the local government and the East of England Development Agency. ...
  10. In music, a step, or conjunct motionBonds, Mark Evan (2006). A History of Music in Western Culture, p.123. 2nd ed. ISBN 0-13-193104-0., is a linear or successive interval between two pitches which are consecutive scale degrees. ...
  11. LEAP is an extension to the ALGOL 60 programming language which provides an associative memory of triples. It was created by Jerome Feldman (University of California Berkeley) and Paul Rovner (MIT Lincoln Lab) in 1967. LEAP was also implemented in SAIL.
  12. Leap (Léim Uí Dhonnabháin in Irish) is a village in County Cork in Ireland. Its full Irish name means "O'Donovan's Leap" and is derived from the story of a chieftain called O'Donovan, who was pursued by English soldiers, but escaped them by jumping across a ravine at the bottom of the village. ...
  13. The act of leaping or jumping; The distance traversed by a leap or jump; A significant move forward; To jump from one location to another; Lightweight Extensible Authentication Protocol
  14. (4.)LEAPED) jump or spring a long way, to a great height, or with great force
  15. (leaping) the act of a pitcher, which causes them to be airborne on their initial move and push from the pitcher's plate. This is a legal pitch, providing the original push is from the pitcher’s plate
  16. (Leaping) For a young woman to dream of leaping over an obstruction, denotes that she will gain her desires after much struggling and opposition. See Jumping.
  17. (Leaping) This temr is used to describe a specific action withing the act of "Clavebop." The act of "leaping" from one phrase and/or motif while in the process of improvising which enables a smooth transition and not creating stress within an extended musical passage. ...
  18. (leaping) (in  Anura (amphibian order): Size range and diversity of structure)
  19. (Leaps) Long-dated, exchange-traded options.
  20. (LEAPS) Long-Term Equity Anicipation Securities. Simply said, it is option contracts that expires 1 year or more in the future. Sometimes option contracts that expires 6 months to a year later are also known as a LEAPS. Read more aboutLEAPs.
  21. (LEAPS (Long-Term Equity Appreciation Securities)) Options that, when first offered, expire at least two years in the future. Most new LEAPS become available between September and November, depending on which option cycle the underlying company is on. ...
  22. (LEAPS) An options contract that expires more than 9 months in advance, and can last as long as 2 years. Whereas normal options tend to last no longer than nine months.
  23. (LEAPS) nbsp Puts and calls with longer maturity dates, up to two years.
  24. An option contract with an expiration date that is more than a year away (usually in Jan). For instance, its Jan 2008, so there are LEAPs for Jan 2009 and Jan 2010 for the SPY.
  25. A moving spring position in the air from one foot to the other.