jog


jog
jog1
jogger, n.
/jog/, v., jogged, jogging, n.
v.t.
1. to move or shake with a push or jerk: The horseman jogged the reins lightly.
2. to cause to function with a jolt for a moment or in a series of disconnected motions: He jogged the motor and started the machine.
3. to push slightly, as to arouse the attention; nudge: She jogged his elbow when she wanted to be introduced to one of his friends.
4. to stir or jolt into activity or alertness, as by a hint or reminder: to jog a person's memory.
5. to cause (a horse) to go at a steady trot.
6. Print. to align the edges of (a stack of sheets of paper of the same size) by gently tapping.
v.i.
7. to run at a leisurely, slow pace, esp. as an outdoor exercise: He jogs two miles every morning to keep in shape.
8. to run or ride at a steady trot: They jogged to the stable.
9. to move with a jolt or jerk: Her briefcase jogged against her leg as she walked.
10. to go or travel with a jolting pace or motion: The clumsy cart jogged down the bumpy road.
11. to go in a desultory or humdrum fashion (usually fol. by on or along): He just jogged along, getting by however he could.
n.
12. a shake; slight push; nudge.
13. a steady trot, as of a horse.
14. an act, instance, or period of jogging: to go for a jog before breakfast.
15. a jogging pace: He approached us at a jog.
[1540-50; b. jot to jog (now dial.) and shog to shake, jog (late ME shoggen)]
jog2
/jog/, n., v., jogged, jogging.
n.
1. an irregularity of line or surface; projection; notch.
2. a bend or turn: a country road full of sudden jogs.
3. Theat. a narrow flat placed at right angles to another flat to make a corner, used esp. in sets representing an interior.
v.i.
4. to bend or turn: The road jogs to the right beyond those trees.
[1705-15; var. of JAG1]

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  • Jog — (j[o^]g), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Jogged} (j[o^]gd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Jogging} (j[o^]g g[i^]ng).] [OE. joggen; cf. W. gogi to shake, and also E. shog, shock, v.] [1913 Webster] 1. To push or shake with the elbow or hand; to jostle; esp., to push or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jog — steht für: Flughafen Yogyakarta in Indonesien als IATA Code Joint Operations Graphic, militärische Landkarten der NATO im Maßstab 1:250000 Jog steht für: einen sehr langsamen, mit kurzen Schritten ohne Schwebephase ausgeübten Trab im… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Jog — Jog, n. 1. A slight shake; a shake or push intended to give notice or awaken attention; a push; a jolt. [1913 Webster] To give them by turns an invisible jog. Swift. [1913 Webster] 2. A rub; a slight stop; an obstruction; hence, an irregularity… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jog — Jog, v. i. 1. To move by jogs or small shocks, like those of a slow trot; to move slowly, leisurely, or monotonously; usually with on, sometimes with over. [1913 Webster] Jog on, jog on, the footpath way. Shak. [1913 Webster] So hung his destiny …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • JOG — steht für: Flughafen Yogyakarta in Indonesien als IATA Code Joint Operations Graphic, militärische Landkarten der NATO im Maßstab 1:250.000 Jog steht für: einen sehr langsamen, mit kurzen Schritten ohne Schwebephase ausgeübten Trab im… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • jog — jog; jog·ger; jog·gler; jog·gle; …   English syllables

  • jog — jog1 [jäg] vt. jogged, jogging [ME joggen, to spur (a horse), var. of jaggen, to JAG1] 1. a) to give a little shake, shove, or jerk to b) to nudge 2. to shake up or revive (a person s memory) …   English World dictionary

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  • jog — vb *poke, prod, nudge Analogous words: *shake, agitate: *push, shove jog n poke, prod, nudge (see under POKE vb) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • jog — [v1] activate, push agitate, arouse, bounce, dig, hit, jab, jar, jerk, jiggle, joggle, jolt, jostle, jounce, nudge, press, prod, prompt, punch, remind, rock, shake, shove, stimulate, stir, suggest, whack; concepts 14,208 Ant. repress jog [v2] run …   New thesaurus

  • jog — ► VERB (jogged, jogging) 1) run at a steady, gentle pace, especially as a form of exercise. 2) (of a horse) move at a slow trot. 3) (jog along/on) continue in a steady, uneventful way. 4) nudge or knock slightly. 5) trigger; stimulate …   English terms dictionary


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