1 the quality of a substance that is able to rebound [syn: bounciness]
3 rebounding from an impact (or series of impacts) [syn: bouncing]
1 spring back; spring away from an impact; "The rubber ball bounced"; "These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide" [syn: resile, take a hop, spring, bound, rebound, recoil, reverberate, ricochet]
2 hit something so that it bounces; "bounce a ball"
3 move up and down repeatedly [syn: jounce]
4 come back after being refused; "the check bounced" [ant: clear]
5 leap suddenly; "He bounced to his feet"
6 refuse to accept and send back; "bounce a check"
7 eject from the premises; "The ex-boxer's job is to bounce people who want to enter this private club"
- , /baʊns/, /baUns/
- Rhymes: -aʊns
- To change the direction of motion after hitting an obstacle.
- To move quickly up and then down, or vice versa, once or repeatedly.
- To cause to move quickly up and then down, or vice versa, once
- He bounced the baby on his knee.
- intransitive informal Of a cheque/check, to be refused by a bank because it is drawn on insufficient funds.
- To leave.
- To have sexual intercourse.
- transitive air combat To
- The squadron was bounced north of the town.
- intransitive electronics To turn power
off and back on; to reset
- See if it helps to bounce the router.
change direction of motion after hitting an obstacle
- Finnish: kimmota
- French: rebondir
- German: abprallen
- Italian: rimbalzare
move quickly up and down
cause to move quickly up and down
change of direction of motion after hitting an obstacle
movement up and down
- Deflection, particularly of a solid object striking a surface
- Bounce (film), a 2000 film starring Gwyneth Paltrow
- Bounce (musical), a 2003 musical by Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman
- Bounce music, a style of hip hop music that originated in New Orleans
- Bounce FM, a fictional radio station in the 2004 video game Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
(album), a 2002 album by Bon Jovi
- "Bounce" (Bon Jovi song), a song from the album
- "Bounce" (song), a 2005 single by Turkish pop singer Tarkan
- "Bounce" (Sarah Connor song), a 2003 single by German artist Sarah Connor
- A song by Timbaland from his 2007 album Timbaland Presents Shock Value
- A song by System of a Down from their 2001 album Toxicity
- A song by Aaron Carter from his 2000 album Aaron's Party (Come Get It)
- A song by Katchafire from their 2003 album Revival
- A series of children's programming, segments of which are broadcast on the PBS Kids Sprout cable-television network
- Bounce (banking), to tender a check for which one has non-sufficient funds, or the return of such a check
- Bounce (fabric softener), an American brand of fabric softener sheet produced by Procter & Gamble
- Bounce (texture), in mouthfeel, the rate at which a foodstuff returns to its original shape after partial compression
bounce in German: Bounce
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