A small, special-purpose connector designed to make contact between two pins on an adapter card of some kind: sometimes jumper used to establish configuration settings on network cards and other computer adapters.

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Jumper
- One who, or that which, jumps.
- A long drilling tool used by masons and quarrymen.
- A rude kind of sleigh; -- usually, a simple box on runners which are in one piece with the poles that form the thills.
- The larva of the cheese fly. See Cheese fly, under Cheese.
- A name applied in the 18th century to certain Calvinistic Methodists in Wales whose worship was characterized by violent convulsions.
- spring to impel the star wheel, also a pawl to lock fast a wheel, in a repeating timepiece.
- A loose upper garment
- A sort of blouse worn by workmen over their ordinary dress to protect it.
- A fur garment worn in Arctic journeys.
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