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Jounce Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    jounce n : a sudden impact; "the door closed with a jolt" [syn: jolt, jar] v : move up and down repeatedly [syn: bounce]
Jounce Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Jounce \Jounce\, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Jounced; p. pr. & vb. n. Jouncing.] [Cf. Jaunce.] To jolt; to shake, especially by rough riding or by driving over obstructions.
Jounce Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Jounce \Jounce\, n. A jolt; a shake; a hard trot.
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In physics, jounce or snap is the fourth derivative of the position vector with respect to time, with the first, second, and third derivatives being velocity, acceleration, and jerk, respectively; in other words, the jounce is the rate of change of the jerk with respect to time.

The notation (used in referred to (in association with "Snap") as "Crackle" and "Pop" (named after the characters that appear in advertising for Kellogg's Rice Krispies cereal); however, these terms have not gained widespread acceptance.

The SI unit of jounce is metres per second to the power of 4 (metres per second per second per second per second, m/s4 or m·s−4).

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