(v. i.) To spring clear of the ground, with the feet; to jump; to vault; as, a man leaps over a fence, or leaps upon a horse.
(v. i.) To spring or move suddenly, as by a jump or by jumps; to bound; to move swiftly. Also Fig.
(v. t.) To pass over by a leap or jump; as, to leap a wall, or a ditch.
(v. t.) To copulate with (a female beast); to cover.
(v. t.) To cause to leap; as, to leap a horse across a ditch.
(n.) The act of leaping, or the space passed by leaping; a jump; a spring; a bound.
(n.) Copulation with, or coverture of, a female beast.
(n.) A fault.
(n.) A passing from one note to another by an interval, especially by a long one, or by one including several other and intermediate intervals.
(1) Why Corporate America is reluctant to take a stand on climate action Read more “We have these quantum leaps,” Friedberg said.
(2) There is Ed Sheeran , with a guitar and loop pedal, and Chris Martin leaping around the stage with the rest of Coldplay providing a dourer backdrop.
(3) He is big, strong, athletic, very quick and has got a fantastic leap on him," said McClaren.
(4) The deaths were due to: hanging (41 cases), poisoning (17 cases), leaping from a height (7 cases), and others (11 cases including one case of self shooting).
(5) Now another deep cross is thrown into the box and Guzan leaps to claim it, but can only parry it down and pick up the second ball.
(6) The idea was to create a simple set of standards that everyone can relate to, a low hurdle that every humanitarian organisation should be able to leap over.” As organisations grow, they can aspire to use more technical standards that more established NGOs might already be working with.
(7) Musk declared the spacecraft a big leap forward in technology.
(8) The quantum leap in integration being mulled will not save Greece, rescue Spain's banks, sort out Italy, or fix the euro crisis in the short term.
(9) He is helped by constituency boundaries that skew the pitch in Labour’s favour, but even then the leap required looks improbable.
(10) The alliance has grown by leaps and bounds,” the official added, in a conference call with reporters.
(11) It’s going to be harder in Zurich, because there’s going to be a lot more eight-metre jumpers,” he says, citing the reigning champion, Christian Reif, who has jumped 8.49m this season, as his main opposition Rutherford won gold in Glasgow with a modest leap of 8.20m but, as he points out, the chilly conditions were hardly conducive to leaping far.
(12) Other robots in the Boston Dynamics stable include Petman, a robot that tests humanoid chemical protective clothing; the wheeled SandFlea robot that can leap small buildings; a small six-legged robot capable of traversing rough terrain called RHex; and the RiSE robot capable of climbing vertical walls, trees and fences using feet with micro-claws.
(13) This prompted the company to change the long-term bonus scheme, called Leap, to a less generous scheme that will come into force in 2018 and cap Sorrell’s pay at less than £20m, based on his existing salary.
(14) The fires raced through burnt and unburnt areas alike, leaping roads and clearings.
(15) She’s a normal girl thrust into extraordinary circumstances, so it’s very relatable.” Ridley’s leap from bit parts in British TV dramas to the biggest film franchise in the world is a legitimate overnight success.
(16) Facebook Twitter Pinterest The Pokémon brand alone will probably be able to get many to give Pokémon Go a try Photograph: Niantic Labs “You know what the mobile gaming experience is like in a phone today, and we’ve all seen the videos from Magic Leap, at the far end of the spectrum, where we put on these magic glasses and our world is transformed.
(17) The club’s financial problems are likely to have a significant effect on the kind of manager Birmingham are able to attract and it remains to be seen whether someone like Rowett, who has impressed during his time in charge of Burton Albion, would be prepared to take that leap of faith.
(18) On the PS4, for example, as soon as you switch the console on, you'll get a news screen showing what all your friends are playing – you'll even be able to leap straight into their games.
(19) Alex Salmond describes his own renewable energy vision as "the greatest leap forward since the transition from hunter-gatherer to agriculture 10,000 years ago".
(20) In fact, one doesn't have to make a leap of imagination because there are clues in its pay report.