* Deflection, particularly of a solid object striking a surface In entertainment:
* "Bounce" (film), a 2000 film starring Gwyneth Paltrow
* "Bounce" (musical), a 2003 musical by Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman
* Bounce music, a style of hip hop music that originated in New Orleans
* Bounce FM, a fictional radio station in the 2004 video game "Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas"
* "Bounce" (album), a 2002 album by Bon Jovi
** "Bounce" (Bon Jovi song), a song from the album
* "Bounce" (song), a 2005 single by Turkish pop singer Tarkan
* "Bounce" (Sarah Connor song), a 2003 single by German artist Sarah Connor
* A song by Timbaland from his 2007 album "Timbaland Presents Shock Value"
* A song by System of a Down from their 2001 album "Toxicity"
* A song by Aaron Carter from his 2000 album "Aaron's Party (Come Get It)"
* A song by Katchafire from their 2003 album "Revival"
* A series of children's programming, segments of which are broadcast on the PBS Kids Sprout cable-television network

In sports:
* Bounce (jump), a type of fence in equestrian events
* Bounce (golf), a term referring to the shape of the head on certain golf clubs
* Running bounce, a skill in Australian rules football
* Ball-up, a method of restarting play in Australian rules football

In technology:
* Bounce (network), a networking term for masking connections, or sometimes a synonym for "reset" when applied as a verb to a server
* Bounce message, sent when e-mail delivery fails
* Contact bounce, a common problem with mechanical switches and relays

In other:
* Bounce (banking), to tender a check for which one has non-sufficient funds, or the return of such a check
* Bounce (fabric softener), an American brand of fabric softener sheet produced by Procter & Gamble
* Bounce (texture), in mouthfeel, the rate at which a foodstuff returns to its original shape after partial compression
* Bounce was the pet dog of poet Alexander Pope
* An uptick in a candidate's polling numbers during a political campaign.

ee also

* Bouncer

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  • Bounce — (englisch bounce ‚abprallen‘, ‚zurückwerfen‘) bezeichnet: Bounce (Bon Jovi), Album von Bon Jovi (2002) Bounce (Band), BOUNCE Bon Jovi Tributeband Bounce (Golf), spieltechnisch relevante Eigenschaft eines Golfschlägers Bounce (Magazin),… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Bounce — Album par Bon Jovi Sortie 8 octobre 2002 Enregistrement Sanctuary II Studio, New Jersey Durée …   Wikipédia en Français

  • bounce — [bouns] vt. bounced, bouncing [ME bounsen, to thump; ? akin to Du bonzen & LowG bunsen, to thump, strike] 1. Archaic to bump or thump 2. to cause to hit against a surface so as to spring back [to bounce a ball ] ☆ 3. Slang to put (an undesirable… …   English World dictionary

  • Bounce — 〈[baʊns] f. od. m.; ; unz.; Mus.〉 Art der Jazzmusik, bei der der Rhythmus besonders betont wird [zu engl. bounce „hopsen, springen“] * * * Bounce   [englisch/amerikanisch, baʊns; wörtlich »Sprung«], eine rhythmisch betonte, aber federnde Variante …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Bounce — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Bounce puede referirse a: Bounce álbum de Bon Jovi Bounce película dirigida por Don Roos en el año 2001 Obtenido de Bounce Categoría: Wikipedia:Desambiguación …   Wikipedia Español

  • bounce — ► VERB 1) spring quickly up or away from a surface after hitting it. 2) move or jump up and down repeatedly. 3) (of light or sound) reflect back from a surface. 4) (bounce back) recover well after a setback or problem. 5) informal (of a cheque)… …   English terms dictionary

  • Bounce — Bounce, n. [1913 Webster] 1. A sudden leap or bound; a rebound. [1913 Webster] 2. A heavy, sudden, and often noisy, blow or thump. [1913 Webster] The bounce burst open the door. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. An explosion, or the noise of one. [Obs.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bounce — Bounce, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Bounced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bouncing}.] [OE. bunsen; cf. D. bonzen to strike, bounce, bons blow, LG. bunsen to knock; all prob. of imitative origin.] [1913 Webster] 1. To strike or thump, so as to rebound, or to make a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bounce — Bounce, adv. With a sudden leap; suddenly. [1913 Webster] This impudent puppy comes bounce in upon me. Bickerstaff. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bounce — bounce·able; bounce; bounce·ably; …   English syllables

  • bounce — [n] spring animation, bound, dynamism, elasticity, energy, give, go, life, liveliness, pep, rebound, recoil, resilience, springiness, vigor, vitality, vivacity, zip; concepts 150,411 bounce [v1] spring up; rebound backlash, bob, boomerang, bound …   New thesaurus

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