Leap may refer to:
  • Jumping
    Jumping or leaping is a form of locomotion or movement in which an organism or non-living mechanical system propels itself through the air along a ballistic trajectory...

  • Leap (album)
    Leap (album)
    Leap is the second album released by Drop Trio. The album debuted in 2004 and was self-released by the band. The album is noted as having been recorded entirely improvised in the studio.- History / Premise :...

    , a 2004 album by progressive jazz group Drop Trio
  • Leap (music), a melodic interval
  • Leap, County Cork, a village in Ireland
  • Leap, County Laois, a townland
    A townland or bally is a small geographical division of land used in Ireland. The townland system is of Gaelic origin—most townlands are believed to pre-date the Norman invasion and most have names derived from the Irish language...

     in County Laois
    County Laois
    County Laois is a county in Ireland. It is part of the Midlands Region and is also located in the province of Leinster. It was formerly known as Queen's County until the establishment of the Irish Free State in 1922. The county's name was formerly spelt as Laoighis and Leix. Laois County Council...

    , Ireland
  • Great Leap Forward
    Great Leap Forward
    The Great Leap Forward of the People's Republic of China was an economic and social campaign of the Communist Party of China , reflected in planning decisions from 1958 to 1961, which aimed to use China's vast population to rapidly transform the country from an agrarian economy into a modern...

    , the period (1958 to 1961) of the 2nd 5-year plan in China
  • Leap of leopards, a collective noun
  • Leap Wireless
    Leap Wireless
    Leap Wireless International, Inc. is an American public telecommunications company that provides wireless services through its subsidiary, Cricket Communications...

    , a provider of wireless services

LEAP may mean:
  • LEAP:Long range Energy Alternatives Planning System
    LEAP:Long range Energy Alternatives Planning System
    LEAP: the Long range Energy Alternatives Planning system, is a proprietary, Windows-based software system for energy and environmental policy analysis. It is widely used for integrated energy planning and climate change mitigation analysis and has been applied in hundreds of different...

    : a software tool for energy and environmental planning.
  • LEAPS (finance), long-term stock options
  • LEAP programming language
    LEAP programming language
    LEAP is an extension to the ALGOL 60 programming language which provides an associative memory of triples. It was created by Jerome Feldman and Paul Rovner in 1967. LEAP was also implemented in SAIL....

  • Law Enforcement Against Prohibition
    Law Enforcement Against Prohibition
    Law Enforcement Against Prohibition is a non-profit, international, educational organization comprising former and current police officers, government agents and other law enforcement agents who oppose the current War on Drugs. LEAP was founded on March 16, 2002...

    , an organization of current and former police officers and other law enforcement officials that oppose drug prohibition
    Prohibition (drugs)
    The prohibition of drugs through sumptuary legislation or religious law is a common means of attempting to prevent drug use. Prohibition of drugs has existed at various levels of government or other authority from the Middle Ages to the present....

  • Law Enforcement Assistance Program (L.E.A.P.), a computerised system used by the Victoria Police
    Victoria Police
    Victoria Police is the primary law enforcement agency of Victoria, Australia. , the Victoria Police has over 12,190 sworn members, along with over 400 recruits, reservists and Protective Service Officers, and over 2,900 civilian staff across 393 police stations.-Early history:The Victoria Police...

     in Australia
    Australia , officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country in the Southern Hemisphere comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. It is the world's sixth-largest country by total area...

  • Law Enforcement Availability Pay
    Law Enforcement Availability Pay
    Law Enforcement Availability Pay is, per the United States Office of Personnel Management, a type of premium pay that is paid to Federal law enforcement officers who are criminal investigators...

     - A US federal Law enforcement benefit
  • Lightweight Exo-Atmospheric Projectile
    Lightweight Exo-Atmospheric Projectile
    The Lightweight Exo-atmospheric Projectile is a lightweight miniaturized kinetic kill vehicle designed to destroy incoming ballistic missiles both inside or outside the Earth's atmosphere...

     (LEAP) see RIM-161 Standard missile 3
    RIM-161 Standard Missile 3
    The RIM-161 Standard Missile 3 is a ship-based missile system used by the US Navy to intercept short-to intermediate-range ballistic missiles as a part of Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System. Although primarily designed as an anti-ballistic missile, the SM-3 has also been employed in an...

  • Lightweight Extensible Authentication Protocol
    Lightweight Extensible Authentication Protocol
    The Lightweight Extensible Authentication Protocol is a proprietary wireless LAN authentication method developed by Cisco Systems. Important features of LEAP are dynamic WEP keys and mutual authentication...

     for wireless computer networks
  • Literacy, Education and Abilities Program, a Scientology-connected group affiliated with Applied Scholastics
    Applied Scholastics
    Applied Scholastics is a non-profit corporation founded in 1972 to promote the use of study techniques created by L. Ron Hubbard, a science fiction author and the founder of the Church of Scientology...

  • Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty , the social welfare programm of Ghana
    Ghana , officially the Republic of Ghana, is a country located in West Africa. It is bordered by Côte d'Ivoire to the west, Burkina Faso to the north, Togo to the east, and the Gulf of Guinea to the south...

  • Local Employment Access Projects, which help people from disadvantaged communities find employment
  • Localized Encryption and Authentication Protocol for Sensor Networks
  • Local-electrode atom probe
    Atom probe
    The atom probe is a microscope used in material science that was invented in 1967 by Erwin Wilhelm Müller, J. A. Panitz, and S. Brooks McLane. The atom probe is closely related to the method of Field Ion Microscopy, which is the first microscopic method to achieve atomic resolution, occurring in...

    , an atomic-resolution microscope
  • Leap Personal Publisher, known as iLeap
    iLeap is a word processor designed for composing Hindi and English documents, with unique input methods such as a phonetic on-screen keyboard.Some important features of [iLeap]:1. It is simple and easily understandable....

  • Louisiana Educational Assessment Program
    Louisiana Educational Assessment Program
    The Louisiana Educational Assessment Program is a criterion-reference testing program administered by the state of Louisiana. It is only administered in 4th and 8th grades in the subjects of ELA, mathematics, science, and social studies.It is graded on a scale with Advanced being the highest....

     (LEAP), including the integrated Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (iLEAP)
  • LEAP (Learning and Enterprise Access Points)
    LEAP (Learning and Enterprise Access Points)
    LEAPs are education and training points located in market towns across Suffolk, United Kingdom. LEAPs are developed by the University Campus Suffolk, the local government and the East of England Development Agency...

    , education/training facilities in Suffolk in the United Kingdom
  • LEAP2020 or Leap2020 (Laboratoire Européen d'Anticipation Politique)
    LEAP/Europe 2020 is a think tank established to analyze and anticipate global economic developments from a European perspective and to publish a paid-subscription monthly economic forecast bulletin...

    , the Global European Anticipation Bulletin or GEAB
  • LEAP is also the ICAO code for Empuriabrava
    Empuriabrava is one of the largest marinas in the world. It is located on the coast of Girona ....

     Airfield at Girona
    Girona is a city in the northeast of Catalonia, Spain at the confluence of the rivers Ter, Onyar, Galligants and Güell, with an official population of 96,236 in January 2009. It is the capital of the province of the same name and of the comarca of the Gironès...

     province in Spain
    Spain , officially the Kingdom of Spain languages]] under the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages. In each of these, Spain's official name is as follows:;;;;;;), is a country and member state of the European Union located in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula...

  • LEAP English Academy: Former official name for International Academy - LEAP
    International Academy - LEAP
    International Academy - LEAP is an Area Learning Center high school for English Language Learners that is part of the Saint Paul Public Schools system in Saint Paul, Minnesota. It was founded in Fall of 1994 by Jeff Dufresne and Sandra Hall as a high school for newly arrived immigrants to the...

See also

  • Leap of faith (disambiguation)
    Leap of faith (disambiguation)
    A leap of faith most commonly refers to the act of believing in something without, or in spite of, available empirical evidence.Leap of Faith may also refer to:...

  • Quantum leap
  • LEEP (disambiguation)
  • Leap year (disambiguation)
    Leap year (disambiguation)
    A leap year is a year with an extra day in February, making it 29 days instead of 28 days. Leap years generally occur once every four years, the last being 2008 and the next being 2012.Leap year may also refer to:...

  • Leap second
    Leap second
    A leap second is a positive or negative one-second adjustment to the Coordinated Universal Time time scale that keeps it close to mean solar time. UTC, which is used as the basis for official time-of-day radio broadcasts for civil time, is maintained using extremely precise atomic clocks...

    , an extra second added to year to synchronize clock with earth rotation.
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