But I was kinda jumping the gun.
Carmen gasped, her heart jumping into high gear.
"What does all this mean, anyhow?" asked the horse, jumping to escape a thorn.
I hear they're jumping into the boat up north.
Jumping out of the car, I hurried over to him as came across the sidewalk.
She turned her head away, jumping as the shot rang out.
That's what we get for jumping to conclusions!
You have an affinity for jumping off tall things.
Jumping to conclusions wasn't going to solve anything and she didn't want to be a jealous wife.
He kept my mind alert and eager, and trained it to reason clearly, and to seek conclusions calmly and logically, instead of jumping wildly into space and arriving nowhere.
And she was jumping to conclusions, anyway.
Yup. The fish are practically jumping in the boat.
Dean asked, jumping up to move the meat from the splattering grease.
He hooked the light to his belt where it swung in an eerie arc, casting jumping shadows on the rock-strewn slope and yellow streaks into nothingness.
Hannah, you have to trust me when I tell you jumping out that window is a better death than what this thing will do to you!
It persisted, and she looked down, jumping to see one of several curious cats nudging her leg.
She didn't understand the rules of this world well enough to know if she were jumping the gun, but what she heard made her very uncomfortable.
All us mogul-jumping slalomers know these terms.
Having a child nowadays is tough enough but jumping in in the middle of the game is bewildering.
The whole gang would end up jumping him and he would beat up each and every one, always careful to hold back enough so as not to kill anyone.
Don't go jumping to conclusions.
Dean said, jumping up and charging toward Baratto, who began to backpedal.
We're jumping to conclusions.
If that's what you call jumping all over me, we're going to get along fine.
Jenn stumbled forward and then ran, jumping over fallen trees and ducking flying debris.
Rissa tensed, but his arms closed around her to prevent her from jumping off.
I was scared and jumping to conclusions.
Nearly allied is the jumping Antechinomys laniger, of East Central Australia, an elegant mouse-like creature, with large oval ears, elongated limbs, a long and tufted tail and no first hind toe.
The number of eggs produced at a time varies enormously according to the species, from about half a dozen, more or less, in some ant-mimicking Attidae or jumping spiders to many hundreds in the larger orbicular-webbed spiders of the family Argyopidae.
Most curious of all is the courtship of the males of some species of Salticidae, or jumping spiders, which are decorated with plumes or coloured stripes or iridescent patches.
The moose and red deer are found in the wooded regions, and the jumping deer and antelope on the prairies.
The set of friends with whom he chiefly associated at Oxford were sometimes named, on account of their exceptionally decorous conduct, the "Bethel Union"; but he was by no means averse to amusements, and specially delighted in hurdle jumping and hunting.
4) the abdominal appendages are constantly divided into an anterior group of three natatory " swimmerets " and a posterior group of three limbs used chiefly in jumping or in burrowing.
The tarsier feeds chiefly on insects and lizards, sleeps during the day, but is tolerably active at night, moving chiefly by jumping from place to place; an action for which the structure of its hind-legs seems particularly well adapted.
JERBOA, properly the name of an Arabian and North African jumping rodent mammal, Jaculus aegyptius (also known as Jaculus, or Dipus, jaculus) typifying the family Jaculidae (or Dipodidae), but in a wider sense applied to most of the representatives of that family, which are widely distributed over the desert and semi-desert tracts of the Old World, although unknown in Africa south of the Sahara.
JUMPING-SHREW, a popular name for any of the terrestrial insectivora of the African family Macroscelididae, of which there are a number of species ranging over the African continent, representing the tree-shrews of Asia.
- Skull of Jumping-Hare (Pedetes caller).
The caudal vertebrae vary from a rudimentary condition in the guinea-pig to a great size in the jumping-hare and prehensile-tailed porcupines.
Winge affiliates the African jumping-hares.
The least specialized genus is Zapus, containing the jumping-mice of North America, with one outlying Siberian species, in which the five metatarsals are free, as are also the cervical vertebrae, the small upper premolar being retained.
Australia is the home of the group of jumping species, known as jerboa-rats, characterized by the elongation of the hind limbs, arranged under the genera Notomys, Dipodillus, Ammomys and Conilurus, distinguished from one another by the structure of the molars and the number of teats and foot-pads, the second being further characterized by its long ears.
Among its characteristic mammals and birds are the lynx, marten, porcupine, northern red squirrel, Beldings and Kennicotts ground squirrels, varyin and snowshoe rabbits, northern jumping mouse, white-throate sparrow, Blackburnian warbler, Audubon.