Pronunciation: lēp
n.1.A basket.
2.A weel or wicker trap for fish.
v. i.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.
[imp. & p. p. Leaped (lēpt; 277), rarely Leapt (lēpt or lĕpt); p. pr. & vb. n. Leaping.]
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.
v. t.1.To pass over by a leap or jump; as, to leap a wall, or a ditch.
2.To copulate with (a female beast); to cover.
3.To cause to leap; as, to leap a horse across a ditch.
n.1.The act of leaping, or the space passed by leaping; a jump; a spring; a bound.
2.Copulation with, or coverture of, a female beast.
3.(Mining) A fault.
4.(Mus.) A passing from one note to another by an interval, especially by a long one, or by one including several other and intermediate intervals.
Noun1.Leapleap - a light springing movement upwards or forwards
2.leap - an abrupt transition; "a successful leap from college to the major leagues"
Synonyms: jump, saltation
3.leap - a sudden and decisive increase; "a jump in attendance"
Synonyms: jump
4.leap - the distance leaped (or to be leaped); "a leap of 10 feet"
Verb1.leap - move forward by leaps and bounds; "The horse bounded across the meadow"; "The child leapt across the puddle"; "Can you jump over the fence?"
Synonyms: bound, jump, spring
2.leap - pass abruptly from one state or topic to another; "leap into fame"; "jump to a conclusion"
Synonyms: jump
3.leap - cause to jump or leap; "the trainer jumped the tiger through the hoop"
Synonyms: jump
LEAP - Language for the Expression of Associative Procedures.

ALGOL-based formalism for sets and associative retrieval, for TX-2. Became part of SAIL.

"An ALGOL-based Associative Language", J.A. Feldman et al, CACM 12(8):439-449 (Aug 1969).
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Translate Leap to Spanish, Translate Leap to German, Translate Leap to French
lean against
lean back
lean on
lean-to tent
Leaning Tower
Leaning Tower of Pisa
-- Leap --
leap day
leap out
leap second
Leap year
leapfrog attack
Leaping house
Leaping pole
Leaping spider
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