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Definition of JERK

noun : JERK

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 3. (

    ) (mechanics) the rate of change of acceleration ;

  • 5. (

    ) raising a weight from shoulder height to above the head by straightening the arms ;

verb : JERK

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) pull, or move with a sudden movement; "He turned the handle and jerked the door open" ;

  • 2. (

    ) move with abrupt, seemingly uncontrolled motions; "The patient's legs were jerkings" ;

  • 3. (

    ) make an uncontrolled, short, jerky motion; "his face is twitching" ;

  • 5. (

    ) throw or toss with a quick motion; "flick a piece of paper across the table"; "jerk his head" ;


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