Definition Of bounce


(of a check) be returned by a bank when there are insufficient funds to meet it.

my rent check bounced

(of a person) jump repeatedly up and down, typically on something springy.

bouncing up and down on the mattress

(of an object, especially a ball) move quickly up, back, or away from a surface after hitting it; rebound (once or repeatedly).

the ball bounced off the rim

a rebound of a ball or other object.

a bad bounce caused the ball to get away from the second baseman

an act of jumping or an instance of being moved up and down.

every bounce of the truck brought them into fresh contact

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Example Of bounce

  • a pitch of low bounce

  • A small bounce in share prices and the picture will look quite different.

  • An ultrasound scan uses high-frequency soundwaves, which bounce off solid objects.

  • And it is not clear that he will be sailing into the summer convention with a great deal of brag and bounce .

  • Bounce Whilst in the push up position, with flexed abs and straight back, begin to do a light and small bounce of the whole body.

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