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


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Leap·ing, a. & n. from Leap, to jump.
 Leaping house, a brothel. [Obs.] --Shak.
 Leaping pole, a pole used in some games of leaping.
 Leaping spider Zool., a jumping spider; one of the Saltigradæ.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Leap v. i. [imp. & p. p. Leaped rarely Leapt p. pr. & vb. n. Leaping.]
 1. 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.
    Leap in with me into this angry flood.   --Shak.
 2. To spring or move suddenly, as by a jump or by jumps; to bound; to move swiftly. Also Fig.
 My heart leaps up when I behold
 A rainbow in the sky.   --Wordsworth.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a light springing movement upwards or forwards [syn: leap,
           spring, saltation, bound, bounce]