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Noun: leaping  lee-ping
  1. A light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards
    - leap, spring, saltation, bound, bounce
Verb: leap (leapt, also leaped)  leep
  1. Move forward by leaps and bounds
    "The child leapt across the puddle";
    - jump, bound, spring
     
  2. Pass abruptly from one state or topic to another
    "leap into fame";
    - jump
     
  3. Descend from an elevated point
    "the widow leapt into the funeral pyre";
    - jump, jump off
     
  4. Cause to jump or leap

Derived forms: leapings

See also: leap out

Type of: change, jump, jumping, move, shift, switch

Encyclopedia: Leaping

Leap, County Cork