Jake Gyllenhaal and his biceps could make the leap to macho this year with Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time.
But Kandel makes the leap in The Age of Insight when he takes up simple spatial representations.
And you should spill burning secrets, as cats will leap out of bags one way or another.
But he says he felt no pressure to make the leap after his father died of a heart attack 2-1/2 years ago.
But in this case the leap from the known to the unknown is extreme.
It was idle; a magic seems to shield a captive's leap for life.
They realized that at any moment the cunning villain might leap at them.
So that if a chestnut was a fiver, and it beat a tenner, it became at one leap a fifteener.
He made a leap for the door and ran out of it as fast as he could.
Elise's heart gave a leap: these very herbs were for Valmond!
c.1200, from Old English hleapan "to jump, run, leap" (class VII strong verb; past tense hleop, past participle hleapen), from Proto-Germanic *khlaupan (cf. Old Saxon hlopan, Old Norse hlaupa, Old Frisian hlapa, Dutch lopen, Old High German hlouffan, German laufen "to run," Gothic us-hlaupan "to jump up"), of uncertain origin, with no known cognates beyond Germanic. Leap-frog, the children's game, is attested by that name from 1590s; figurative use by 1704.
First loke and aftirward lepe [proverb recorded from mid-15c.]Related: Leaped; leaping.
c.1200, from Old English hliep, hlyp (West Saxon), *hlep (Mercian, Northumbrian) "a leap, bound, spring, sudden movement; thing to leap from;" common Germanic (cf. Old Frisian hlep, Dutch loop, Old High German hlouf, German lauf); from the root of leap (v.). Leaps has been paired with bounds since at least 1720.
Language for the Expression of Associative Procedures.
ALGOL-based formalism for sets and associative retrieval, for TX-2. Became part of SAIL.
"An ALGOL-based Associative Language", J.A. Feldman et al, CACM 12(8):439-449 (Aug 1969).