Noun(1) a large knife with one or more folding blades(2) a dive in which the diver bends to touch the ankles before straightening out
Verb(1) dive into the water bending the body at the waist at a right angle, like a jackknife
(1) The shorter girl snarled her frustration and lunged after him with her jackknife , tearing a horizontal gash in his right pant leg.(2) Adam had chosen a jackknife rather than a fixed blade.(3) Higher-order jackknife estimates lead to successively greater reductions in the bias of the estimates of N d, but at the cost of increasing sampling variance.(4) To evaluate clade support, bootstrap and jackknife analyses were performed in PAUP * using a full heuristic search with 1000 replicates, simple addition sequence, and TBR branch-swapping.(5) With his opponent flat in the center of the ring, Van Dam climbs to the top turnbuckle, springs across the ring crouching and extending his torso like a diver performing a jackknife .(6) Though his past leaps of faith have had about as much grace as a jackknife into a leaf-covered pool, bringing Gibbs back has ‘reverse pike triple somersault’ written all over it.(7) We used the jackknife version of cross-validation, where the training set consists of the complete network minus a single specified edge.(8) Occasionally, low Bremer support is correlated with a high jackknife percentage, e.g., at the node separating the Wnt1 subfamily from the rest of the tree and at the base of the vertebrate Wnt 10 sequences.(9) I ducked down in onto my hands and knees, and right before my eyes, I saw the jackknife that Todd was carrying discarded on the ground, it was tremendously shiny, and glittered in the company of a red handle.(10) With a harsh indrawn breath, I jackknife to a sitting position.(11) Bootstrap and jackknife analyses were performed under the MP criterion, with equal weights for all positions and two random additions of sequences for 200 replicate searches.(12) Students then jackknife their legs even closer to their bodies to the rhythm of a driving beat.(13) With a jackknife , he whittled a point on a thin green stick pulled from a maple branch.(14) But still, I usually like to lounge about in a chaise lounge or something while everyone else is doing cannonballs and jackknives and freakish flips off the diving board.(15) A spasm jackknifed me, crunched the air right out of me.(16) Mr William tried to slow down by pumping his brakes but the vehicle jackknifed in the road while trying to avoid Mr Utting.
(1) jack-knife :: Jack-kouto
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