[ひやく, hiyaku] (n,vs) (1) leaping; activity; (2) leapfrog (over a problem); making a leap (e.g. in logic); (3) making great strides; making rapid progress; (4) emerging; (5) becoming active; playing an active part; (P) [Add to Longdo]
Result from Foreign Dictionaries (2 entries found)
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:
Leapfrog \Leap"frog`\, n.
A play among boys, in which one stoops down and another leaps
over him by placing his hands on the shoulders of the former.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
n 1: advancing as if in the child's game, by leaping over
obstacles or competitors; "the company still believes the
chip is a leapfrog in integration and will pay huge
2: a game in which one child bends down and another leaps over
v 1: jump across; "He leapfrogged his classmates"
2: progress by large jumps instead of small increments
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