The difference between saucer and jumper
is that "saucer" is a small shallow dish to hold a cup and catch drips and "jumper" is someone or something that jumps, e.g. a participant in a jumping event in track or skiing.
- A small shallow dish to hold a cup and catch drips.
- An object round and gently curved (shaped like a saucer).
- (obsolete) A small pan or vessel in which sauce was set on a table.
- A flat, shallow caisson for raising sunken ships.
- A shallow socket for the pivot of a capstan.
- flying saucer
- saucer eyes
- The saucer-shaped object could have been a UFO.
- (transitive) To pour (tea, etc.) from the cup into the saucer in order to cool it before drinking.
- Someone or something that jumps, e.g. a participant in a jumping event in track or skiing.
- A person who attempts suicide by jumping from a great height.
- A short length of electrical conductor, to make a temporary connection. Also jump wire.
- (electricity) A removable connecting pin on an electronic circuit board.
- A long drilling tool used by masons and quarry workers, consisting of an iron bar with a chisel-edged steel tip at one or both ends, operated by striking it against the rock, turning it slightly with each blow.
- (US) A crude kind of sleigh, usually a simple box on runners which are in one piece with the poles that form the thills.
- (arachnology, informal) A jumping spider
- The larva of the cheese fly.
- (historical, 18th century) One of certain Calvinistic Methodists in Wales whose worship was characterized by violent convulsions.
- (horology) A spring to impel the star wheel, or a pawl to lock fast a wheel, in a repeating timepiece.
- (basketball) A shot in which the player releases the ball at the highest point of a jump; a jump shot.
- A nuclear power plant worker who repairs equipment in areas with extremely high levels of radiation.
- Significantly more cervical spine injuries were seen in fallers as opposed to jumpers.
- With the jumpers and the drowners, McGee, you don’t pick up a pattern. That’s because a jumper damned near always makes it the first time, and a drowner is usually almost as successful, about the same rate as hangers.
- In nuclear plants, robots toil for hours at a time in highly radioactive areas in place of hundreds of employees, called jumpers or glowboys, who worked in short relays so as to minimize their exposure.
- To connect with an electrical jumper.