Meaning of “leap” - Learner’s Dictionary

leap

noun [ C ] uk us /liːp/
CHANGE

a sudden improvement or increase:

There was a big leap in profits last year.
JUMP

a big jump:

He finished third in the long jump with a leap of 26 feet.
→ See also quantum leap , by/in leaps and bounds

(Definition of “leap noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)