- a dull stupid fatuous person
- an abrupt spasmodic movement
- (mechanics) the rate of change of velocity
- a sudden abrupt pull
(jurk) a sudden reflex or involuntary movement.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
- (mechanics) the rate of change of velocity 2. [n] - a dull stupid fatuous person 3. [n] - an abrupt spasmodic movement 4. [v] - move with abrupt, seemingly uncontrolled motions 5. [v] - throw or toss with a quick motionFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=jerk
• (v. t.) To throw with a quick and suddenly arrested motion of the hand; as, to jerk a stone. • (v. t.) To give a quick and suddenly arrested thrust, push, pull, or twist, to; to yerk; as, to jerk one with the elbow; to jerk a coat off. • (v. t.) To cut into long slices or strips and dry in the sun; as, jerk beef. See Charqui. &bull...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/jerk/
an abrupt spasmodic movementFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=jerk
The jerk was a popular dance in the 1960s. The jerk is similar to the monkey. The arms move and hands move as if conducting. The wrists cross in front of the chest and then sweep out in time, or at half time, with the music. The hands are up at face level. On count 1, the outward sweep, the hands are quickly pushed out, giving the j...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jerk_(dance)
=== Higher derivatives === In Classical mechanics of rigid bodies there are no forces associated with the higher derivatives of the path, nevertheless not only the physiological effects of jerk, but also oscillations and deformation propagation along and in non-ideally rigid bodies require various techniques for controlling motion...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jerk_(physics)
Jerk is a one-person puppet play by the American writer Dennis Cooper, made in collaboration with director Gisèle Vienne and performer Jonathan Capdevielle, based on Cooper`s 1993 novel of the same name. It is based on the story of serial killer Dean Corll and his teenage accomplices David Brooks and Elmer Wayne Henley. The play dev...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jerk_(play)
(jẽrk) transitive verb
[ Corrupted from Peruv. charqui
dried beef.] To cut into long slices or strips and dry in the sun; as, to jerk
beef. See Charqui
. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/J/7
Jerk intransitive verb 1.
To make a sudden motion; to move with a start, or by starts. Milton. 2.
To flout with contempt. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/J/7
Jerk noun 1.
A short, sudden pull, thrust, push, twitch, jolt, shake, or similar motion. « His jade gave him a jerk
.» B. Jonson. 2.
A sudden start or spring. « Lobsters . . . swim backwards by jerks
or springs.» Grew. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/J/7
Jerk transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Jerked
(jẽrkt); present participle & verbal noun Jerking
.] [ Akin to yerk
, and perhaps also to yard
a measure.] 1.
To beat; to strike. [ Obsolete] Flor...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/J/7
1. A sudden pull. ... Synonym: deep reflex. ... (05 Mar 2000) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
A dry mixture of various spices such as habenaro chilies, thyme, garlic, onions, allspice, ginger and cinnamon used to season meats such as chicken or pork, a Jamaican BBQ specialty. If made well and grilled over a wood fire you will twitch 'Jerk' when eating this very spicy dish!Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21216
A gather of, or trip through, a small piece of country. Term often used in rough country where cattle are hard to gather.Found on http://cowboyshowcase.com/glossarycattle.htm
a jerk is a method of flicking the rod during retrieval causing the lure to 'jerk' resembling the irratic movements of a wounded bait fish.Found on http://www.plugsandspinners.com/p/blog-page_9.html
A term used for an island style of barbecue that includes marinating the meat in a green pesto-like mixture of herbs, spices, and very hot peppers.Found on http://whatscookingamerica.net/Glossary/J.htm
A vector quantity that specifies time rate of change of acceleration. See also: Acceleration.Found on http://www.diracdelta.co.uk/science/source/j/e/jerk/source.html
Jerk is slang for a fool.Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/ZJ.HTM
Type: Term Pronunciation: jerk Definitions: 1. A sudden pull. Synonyms: deep reflexFound on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=46257
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