ETYM Old Eng. braunche, French branche, from Late Lat. branca claw of a bird or beast of prey; cf. Armor. brank branch, bough.
(Irregular plural: branches).
1. A division of a stem, or secondary stem arising from the main stem of a plant.
2. A part of a forked or branching shape; SYN. fork, leg.
3. A stream or river connected to a larger one.
4. An administrative division of some larger or more complex organization; SYN. subdivision, arm.
The act of searching someone for concealed weapons; SYN. frisking.
hop / hɑːp /
Sinonimi: record hop
ETYM Old Eng. hoppe; akin to Dutch hop, hoppe, Old High Germ. hopfo, German hopfen; cf. Late Lat. hupa, W. hopez, Armor. houpez, and Icel. humall, SW. and Dan. humle.
1. An informal dance where popular music is played; SYN. record hop.
2. The act of hopping (jumping upward or forward, especially on one foot).
ETYM Cf. French jupe a long petticoat, a skirt. Related to Juppon.
1. The act of jumping; propelling oneself off the ground; SYN. jumping.
2. Descent with a parachute; SYN. parachuting.
3. A sudden and decisive increase; SYN. leap.
4. In films: a transition from one scene to another.
ETYM as. leáp.
1. A light springing movement upwards or forwards; SYN. leaping, spring, bound, bounce.
2. An abrupt transition; SYN. jump.
3. The distance leaped (or to be leaped).
leapfrog / liːpfrɒɡ /
1. Advancing as if in the game of leapfrog.
2. One child bends down and another leaps over. leap-frog
prank / præŋk /
A mischievous trick; a practical joke.
breach of continuity; jump to a conclusion
skip / skɪp /
1. A gait in which steps and hops alternate.
2. A light bounding step; a gait composed of alternating hops and steps
3. An act of omission or the thing omitted
4. The captain of a side in a game (as curling or lawn bowling) who advises the team as to the play and controls the action
ETYM as. spring a fountain, a leap. Related to Spring.
1. In geology, a natural flow of water from the ground, formed at the point of intersection of the water table and the ground's surface. The source of water is rain that has percolated through the overlying rocks. During its underground passage, the water may have dissolved mineral substances that may then be precipitated at the spring (hence, a mineral spring). A spring may be continuous or intermittent, and depends on the position of the water table and the topography (surface features).
2. A natural flow of ground water; SYN. fountain, outflow, outpouring, natural spring.
3. A point at which water issues forth.
4. The season of growth; SYN. springtime.
ETYM Old Eng. voute, Old Fren. voute, volte, French voűte, Late Lat. volta, for voluta, volutio, from Latin volvere, volutum, to roll, to turn about. Related to Voluble, Vault a leap, Volt a turn, Volute.
Arched ceiling or roof built mainly of stone or bricks.
Of the many different types of vault, the barrel vault or tunnel vault is the simplest form of semicylindrical ceiling, consisting of a continuous line of semicircular or pointed vaults. Supporting walls usually require buttresses to contain the thrust of the vault.
The fan vault, characteristic of Gothic architecture, is composed of a number of intersecting sections of cones, which are often highly decorated. The groin vault is formed by the intersection of barrel vaults running at right angles to each other.
1. A burial chamber (usually underground); SYN. burial vault.
2. A compartment or room (often made of steel) for safekeeping of valuables; SYN. bank vault.
3. An arched brick or stone ceiling or roof.
4. The act of vaulting; SYN. hurdle.
Programska instrukcija koja prebacuje izvršavanje na neku drugu lokaciju - pesnički rečeno "preskočiti" deo programskog koda.
jump / dʒəmp /
In computing, a programming instruction that causes the computer to branch to a different part of a program, rather than execute the next instruction in the program sequence. Unconditional jumps are always executed; conditional jumps are only executed if a particular condition is satisfied.