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The word jumper has many meanings:

The word as it refers to garments comes from the Quechua language in which chompa means "a loose, outer jacket". It was first applied to a sailor's jacket.
A jumper from Marks & Spencer A sweater (also called sweatshirt, pullover, jumper, and jersey) is a relatively heavy garment intended to cover the torso and arms of the human body (though, in some cases, sweaters are made for dogs and occasionally other animals) and typically to be worn over a... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... A jumper dress (or jumper in American English; pinafore dress, pinafore, or pinny in British English) is a sleeveless, collarless dress intended to be worn over a blouse or sweater. ... Show jumping is a form of competition in which horses are jumped over a course of fences, low walls, and other obstacles (e. ... Top: jumper block on IDE hard drive with shunt; bottom: assorted shunts In electronics and particularly computing, a jumper is two or more connecting points that can be conveniently shorted together to set up or adjust a printed circuit board, such as a computers motherboard. ... This article is about the engineering discipline. ... A jumper, in police parlance, is a person who commits suicide by jumping from a height. ... For other uses, see Suicide (disambiguation). ... The Apollo 15 capsule landed safely despite a parachute failure. ... A Canadian firefighter A firefighter or fireman is trained and equipped to extinguish fires. ... Jumper is a 1992 science fiction novel by Steven Gould. ... Steven Gould is a science fiction author, not to be confused with Stephen Jay Gould, a paleontologist and author of popular science works. ... Jumper is a 2007 science fiction film directed by Doug Liman. ... This article is about the sport. ... A jump shot being taken at the FIBA EuroCup Women Finals in 2005. ... Jumper is a song by the American rock band Third Eye Blind, released on their 1997 self titled album, written by vocalist Stephan Jenkins. ... Third Eye Blind (frequently abbreviated 3eb) is a rock band formed in the early 1990s in San Francisco. ... Losing a Whole Year (single) Third Eye Blind is Third Eye Blinds first album, released in 1997. ... It has been suggested that The Sultans Of Ping be merged into this article or section. ... The Citroën Jumper is a van produced by Sevel Sur from 1994. ... Pocket chronograph Russia Poljot Aviator watch with P3133 chronograph movement. ... Quechua (Runa Simi in Quechua; Runa, human + Simi, speech, literally mouth; i. ...

Jumpers may refer to:

Jumpers is a 1972 play by Tom Stoppard. ... The Woods is the seventh studio album by the indie rock trio Sleater-Kinney. ... The Welsh Methodist revival of the 18th century was one of the most significant religious and social movements in the history of Wales. ...

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Jump pages and landing pages are known as "Jumpers." Strong "Jumpers" must be developed for online banner ads and marquees. A loanword (or loan word) is a word directly taken into one language from another with little or no translation. ... This is one of a series of articles about the differences between American English and British English, which, for the purposes of these articles, are defined as follows: American English (AmE) is the form of English used in the United States. ... Image File history File links Disambig_gray. ...

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eMedicine - Jumper's Knee : Article by Garrett Hyman (3823 words)
Jumper's knee usually affects the attachment of the patellar tendon to the inferior patellar pole.
Jumper's knee is believed to be caused by repetitive stress placed on the patellar or quadriceps tendon during jumping.
Jumper's knee is occasionally found in soccer players, and in rare cases, it may be seen in athletes in nonjumping sports such as weight lifting and cycling.
Registry Jumper - freeware registry navigation utility (402 words)
Registry Jumper is a small utility that makes system registry navigation easier.
Additionally, Registry Jumper handles the "regjump://" custom protocol, which, for example, can be used in links in HTML pages to point to specific registry locations.
If you want to say something about Registry Jumper to other people, your comment and vote at Download.com Registry Jumper page will be highly appreciated.
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