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  • adj. jumping across, or passing over something
  • adj. of the cortical association fibres that pass between nonadjacent convolutions of the brain

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Leaping or extending across, as from one base of support to another.


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  • Passing abruptly from one state to another.

    May 16, 2008