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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jerking  \Jerk"ing\,  n. 
  The  act  of  pulling,  pushing,  or  throwing,  with  a  jerk.  -- 
  {Jerk"ing*ly},  adv 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jerk  \Jerk\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Jerked};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Jerking}.]  [Akin  to  yerk,  and  perh.  also  to  yard  a  measure.] 
  1.  To  beat  to  strike.  [Obs.]  --Florio. 
 
  2.  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 
 
  3.  To  throw  with  a  quick  and  suddenly  arrested  motion  of  the 
  hand;  as  to  jerk  a  stone. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  jerking 
  adj  :  not  having  a  steady  rhythm;  "an  arrhythmic  heartbeat"  [syn: 
  {arrhythmic},  {jerky},  {unsteady}] 
  n  :  an  abrupt  spasmodic  movement  [syn:  {jerk},  {jolt}] 




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