jump the track(s)

Definition of jump the track(s)

US, of a train

  1. :  to come off the track Dozens of people were injured when the train jumped the track.

Word by Word Definitions

jumpplay
  1. :  to spring into the air :  leap

    :  to spring free from the ground or other base by the muscular action of feet and legs

    :  to move suddenly or involuntarily :  start

  1. :  an act of jumping :  leap

    :  any of several sports competitions featuring a leap, spring, or bound

    :  a leap in figure skating in which the skater leaves the ice with both feet and turns in the air

  1. :  exactly, pat

trackplay tracks
  1. :  a footprint whether recent or fossil

    :  detectable evidence (such as the wake of a ship, a line of footprints, or a wheel rut) that something has passed

    :  a path made by or as if by repeated footfalls :  trail

  1. :  to follow the tracks or traces of :  trail

    :  to search for by following evidence until found

    :  to follow by vestiges :  trace


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