Leap may refer to:
* Jumping
* Leap (village) in County Cork, Ireland
*The collective noun for a group of leopards
* Great Leap Forward the period of the 2nd 5-year plan in China

LEAP may mean:

* : a software tool for energy and environmental planning.
* LEAPS (finance), long term stock options
* LEAP programming language
* Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, an organization of current and former police officers and other law enforcement officials that oppose drug prohibition
* Law Enforcement Assistance Program (L.E.A.P.), a computerised system used by the Victoria Police in Australia
* Lightweight Exo-Atmospheric Projectile (LEAP) see RIM-161 Standard missile 3
* Lightweight Extensible Authentication Protocol for wireless computer networks
* Literacy, Education and Abilities Program, a Scientology-connected group affiliated with Applied Scholastics
* Local Equipped Areas for Play
* Local Employment Access Projects, helps people to find employment [http://www.leap.org.uk/]
* Localized Encryption and Authentication Protocol for Sensor Networks
* Local-Electrode Atom probe, an atomic-resolution microscope
* Law Enforcement Availability Pay - A US federal Law enforcement benefit
* Leap Personal Publisher, now known as iLeap
* Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (LEAP), including the "integrated" Louisiana Educational Assessment Program ("i"LEAP)

Leap in music:

* Leap (album) - a 2004 album by progressive jazz group Drop Trio

ee also

* Leap of faith (disambiguation)
* Quantum leap
* Leap year, a year containing one or more extra days or months.
* Leap second, an extra second added to year to synchronize clock with earth rotation.
* Leap Year (film), the 1921 film starring Fatty Arbuckle.

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  • leap — ► VERB (past or past part. leaped or leapt) 1) jump or spring a long way. 2) jump across. 3) move quickly and suddenly. 4) (leap at) accept eagerly. 5) increase dramatically …   English terms dictionary

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  • leap — [lēp] vi. leapt [lept, lēpt] or leaped, leaping [ME lepen < OE hleapan, akin to MDu lopen, Ger laufen] 1. to move oneself suddenly from the ground, etc. by using one s leg muscles; jump; spring 2. to move suddenly or swiftly, as if by jumping; …   English World dictionary

  • Leap — (l[=e]p), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Leaped} (l[=e]pt; 277), rarely {Leapt} (l[=e]pt or l[e^]pt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Leaping}.] [OE. lepen, leapen, AS. hle[ a]pan to leap, jump, run; akin to OS. [=a]hl[=o]pan, OFries. hlapa, D. loopen, G. laufen, OHG.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • leap in — ˌleap ˈin [intransitive] [present tense I/you/we/they leap in he/she/it leaps in present participle leaping in past tense …   Useful english dictionary

  • leap on — ˈleap on ˈleap upon [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they leap on he/she/it leaps on present participle leaping on past tense leaped on …   Useful english dictionary

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  • leap at — (something) to quickly and eagerly accept an opportunity. I would leap at an opportunity to work for that organization. Usage notes: often used in the form leap at the chance: I leaped at the chance to visit India …   New idioms dictionary

  • leap — leap; leap·er; leap·ing; …   English syllables

  • leap at — [phrasal verb] leap at (something) : to eagerly take (a chance, opportunity, etc.) She leaped at [=jumped at] the chance/opportunity to show her boss what she could do. He leapt at the offer of a better job. • • • Main Entry: ↑leap …   Useful english dictionary

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