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jounce

 (jouns)
intr. & tr.v. jounced, jounc·ing, jounc·es
To move or cause to move with bumps and jolts; bounce.
n.
A rough, jolting movement; a jolt.

[Middle English jouncen.]

jounce

(dʒaʊns)
vb
to shake or jolt or cause to shake or jolt; bounce
n
a jolting movement; shake; bump
[C15: probably a blend of dialect joll to bump + bounce]

jounce

(dʒaʊns)

v. jounced, jounc•ing,
n. v.t., v.i.
1. to move joltingly or roughly up and down; bounce.
n.
2. a jouncing movement.
[1400–50]
jounc′y, adj. jounc•i•er, jounc•i•est.

jounce

- To move roughly or violently up and down, as when one is riding a horse.
See also related terms for riding.

jounce


Past participle: jounced
Gerund: jouncing

Imperative
jounce
jounce
Present
I jounce
you jounce
he/she/it jounces
we jounce
you jounce
they jounce
Preterite
I jounced
you jounced
he/she/it jounced
we jounced
you jounced
they jounced
Present Continuous
I am jouncing
you are jouncing
he/she/it is jouncing
we are jouncing
you are jouncing
they are jouncing
Present Perfect
I have jounced
you have jounced
he/she/it has jounced
we have jounced
you have jounced
they have jounced
Past Continuous
I was jouncing
you were jouncing
he/she/it was jouncing
we were jouncing
you were jouncing
they were jouncing
Past Perfect
I had jounced
you had jounced
he/she/it had jounced
we had jounced
you had jounced
they had jounced
Future
I will jounce
you will jounce
he/she/it will jounce
we will jounce
you will jounce
they will jounce
Future Perfect
I will have jounced
you will have jounced
he/she/it will have jounced
we will have jounced
you will have jounced
they will have jounced
Future Continuous
I will be jouncing
you will be jouncing
he/she/it will be jouncing
we will be jouncing
you will be jouncing
they will be jouncing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been jouncing
you have been jouncing
he/she/it has been jouncing
we have been jouncing
you have been jouncing
they have been jouncing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been jouncing
you will have been jouncing
he/she/it will have been jouncing
we will have been jouncing
you will have been jouncing
they will have been jouncing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been jouncing
you had been jouncing
he/she/it had been jouncing
we had been jouncing
you had been jouncing
they had been jouncing
Conditional
I would jounce
you would jounce
he/she/it would jounce
we would jounce
you would jounce
they would jounce
Past Conditional
I would have jounced
you would have jounced
he/she/it would have jounced
we would have jounced
you would have jounced
they would have jounced
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jounce - a sudden jarring impactjounce - a sudden jarring impact; "the door closed with a jolt"; "all the jars and jolts were smoothed out by the shock absorbers"
blow, bump - an impact (as from a collision); "the bump threw him off the bicycle"
Verb1.jounce - move up and down repeatedly
go, locomote, move, travel - change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast"
References in classic literature ?
The youth turned once to look at the lashing riders and jouncing guns of the battery.
The ride consisted of five minutes of jouncing and boiling in a black pot that must have reached 100 degrees or more.
She was only 4 or 5, however, and it wasn't a jetliner, but a jouncing Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus driven by her mom - or perhaps grandma - who'd taken the child along on Route 550 that night.
In misty twilight, student shouts echoing, Stephen's wheelchair jouncing over cobbled streets.
Unless they are made very, very cold, molecules are always jiggling and jouncing around.
the back, the nameless face which he had seen only for a moment, the once-hooped dress ballooning and flapping below a man's overcoat, the worn heavy carpet-bag jouncing and banging against her knee, routed and in retreat true enough and in the empty lane solitary young-looking and forlorn yet withal still exciting and evocative and wearing still the silken banner captured inside the very citadel of respectability, and unforgettable.
When I transport a hive or two to a new source of pasture, I find putting a partially inflated bicycle tube under the hive to cushion the jouncing helps to keep the confined bees calmer.
Because of the extreme bouncing and jouncing field vehicles are prone to, the spring clips on these models all have additional locking clips.
Two miles north of the campground, along the rutted, jouncing dirt road--great for mountain biking--is magical Fern Canyon, a place of dappled shadow and complete silence.
The simulator tests yaw, camber, and response to braking, jouncing, vertical acceleration, and lateral acceleration.
A snack and an hour of jouncing over rough access roads are included.