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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 jerk /ˈʤɝk/
 性情古怪的人,急拉,肌肉抽搐,牛肉乾(vi.)痙攣,急拉,急推(vt.)猛拉

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 jerk /ˈʤɝk/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Jerk, n.
 1.  A short, sudden pull, thrust, push, twitch, jolt, shake, or similar motion.
    His jade gave him a jerk.   --B. Jonson.
 2.  A sudden start or spring.
    Lobsters . . . swim backwards by jerks  or springs.   --Grew.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Jerk v. t.  To cut into long slices or strips and dry in the sun; as, to jerk beef. See Charqui.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Jerk, v. t.  [imp. & p. p. Jerked p. pr. & vb. n. Jerking.]
 1.  To beat; to strike. [Obs.]
 2.  To give a quick and suddenly arrested thrust, push, pull, or twist, to; to yerk; as, to jerk one with the elbow; to jerk a coat off.
 3.  To throw with a quick and suddenly arrested motion of the hand; as, to jerk a stone.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Jerk, v. i.
 1.  To make a sudden motion; to move with a start, or by starts.
 2.  To flout with contempt.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 jerk
      n 1: a dull stupid fatuous person [syn: dork]
      2: an abrupt spasmodic movement [syn: jerking, jolt]
      3: (mechanics) the rate of change of velocity [syn: rate of
         acceleration]
      4: a sudden abrupt pull [syn: tug]
      v 1: pull, or move with a sudden movement; "He turned the handle
           and jerked the door open" [syn: yank]
      2: move with abrupt, seemingly uncontrolled motions; "The
         patient's legs were jerkings" [syn: twitch]
      3: make an uncontrolled, short, jerky motion; "his face is
         twitching" [syn: twitch]
      4: jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched; "the yung
         filly bucked" [syn: buck, hitch]
      5: throw or toss with a quick motion; "flick a piece of paper
         across the table"; "jerk his head" [syn: flick]