Definition of Jounce

1. Noun. A sudden jarring impact. "All the jars and jolts were smoothed out by the shock absorbers"

Exact synonyms: Jar, Jolt, Shock
Generic synonyms: Blow, Bump
Derivative terms: Jar, Jolt



2. Verb. Move up and down repeatedly. "The balls jounce "
Exact synonyms: Bounce
Generic synonyms: Go, Locomote, Move, Travel
Derivative terms: Bounce

Definition of Jounce

1. v. t. & i. To jolt; to shake, especially by rough riding or by driving over obstructions.

2. n. A jolt; a shake; a hard trot.

Definition of Jounce

1. Verb. To jolt; to shake, especially by rough riding or by driving over obstructions. ¹

2. Noun. (physics) The fourth derivative of the position vector with respect to time; the time derivative of acceleration. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Jounce

1. to move roughly up and down [v JOUNCED, JOUNCING, JOUNCES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jounce

jouk
jouked
joukeries
joukery
jouking
jouks
joul
joule
jouled
joulemeter
joulemeters
joules
jouling
jouls
jounce (current term)
jounced
jounces
jouncier
jounciest
jouncing
jouncingly
jouncy
jour
jour fixe
jour printer
jouravskite
journal article
journal bearing

Literary usage of Jounce

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1. A Glossary of Words Used in East Anglia by Walter Rye, Robert Forby (1895)
"jounce. To bounce, thump, and jolt, as rough riders are wont to do. Journey. The time a man is at plough, generally about six hours. ..."

2. Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial by Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (1912)
"On all the evidence, if the court is satisfied that the cause of the plaintiffs injury was the jolt or jounce of the car, as testified to by her and her ..."

3. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"26 ; where another reading is jounce. It also means to ramble, rove, id. ii. ... ly from the Scandinavian, whilst the form jounce came to us mediately ..."

4. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"jounce. To shake. 1833 Mind how ye jounce that air chist about ! Have to pay for all ye break.—John Neal, ' The Down-Easters,' i. ..."

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