(Jos"tle) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Jostled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Jostling ] [A dim. of joust, just, v. See
Joust, and cf. Justle.] [Written also justle.] To run against and shake; to push out of the way; to elbow; to
hustle; to disturb by crowding; to crowd against. "Bullies jostled him." Macaulay.
Systems of movement, physical, intellectual, and moral, which are perpetually jostling each other.I.
(Jos"tle), v. i. To push; to crowd; to hustle.
None jostle with him for the wall.Lamb.
(Jos"tle), n. A conflict by collisions; a crowding or bumping together; interference.
The jostle of South African nationalities and civilization.The Nation.
(Jos"tle*ment) n. Crowding; hustling.
(Jot) n. [L. iota, Gr. the name of the letter the smallest letter of the Greek alphabet. Cf. Iota.] An
iota; a point; a tittle; the smallest particle. Cf. Bit, n.
Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled.Matt. v. 18.
Neither will they bateShak.
One jot of ceremony.
(Jot), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Jotted; p. pr. & vb. n. Jotting.] To set down; to make a brief note of;
usually followed by down.
1. One who jots down memoranda.
2. A memorandum book.
(Jougs) n. [F. joug a yoke, L. jugum. See Yoke.] An iron collar fastened to a wall or post,
formerly used in Scotland as a kind of pillory. [Written also juggs.] See Juke. Sir W. Scott.
(Jou"is*sance) n. [F., fr. jouir to enjoy, fr. L. gaudere to rejoice.] Jollity; merriment. [Obs.]
(Jouk) v. i. See Juke.
(Joul) v. t. See Jowl.
Joule's equivalent. See under Equivalent, n.
(Joule) n. [From the distinguished English physicist, James P. Joule.] (Physics.) A unit of work
which is equal to 107 units of work in the C. G. S. system of units and is practically equivalent to the
energy expended in one second by an electric current of one ampere in a resistance of one ohm. One
joule is approximately equal to 0.738 foot pounds.
(Jounce) v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Jounced (jounst); p. pr. & vb. n. Jouncing ] [Cf. Jaunce.]
To jolt; to shake, especially by rough riding or by driving over obstructions.
(Jounce), n. A jolt; a shake; a hard trot.