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The activity, game or exercise in which a person must jump, bounce or skip repeatedly while a length of rope is swung over and under, both ends held in the hands of the jumper, or alternately, held by two other participants. Often used for athletic training and among schoolchildren. Variations involve speed, chants, varied rope and jumper movement patterns, multiple jumpers and/or multiple ropes.

Additional definitions for 'jump rope':

jump ropeA single jump in this game or activity, counted as a measure of achievement.
jump ropeThe length of rope, sometimes with handles, casing or other additions, used in that activity.
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