Origin of trampolineItalian trampolino, springboard, akin to trampoli, stilts ; from German trampeln, to trample, frequentative of trampen: for Indo-European base see trap
Origin of trampolineSpanish trampolín and Italian trampolino (Italian, from Spanish), from tràmpoli, stilts, of Germanic origin.
- tram′po·lin′er, tram′po·lin′ist
- A gymnastic and recreational device consisting of a piece of taut, strong fabric stretched over a steel frame using many coiled springs as anchors.
- (programming) Any of a variety of looping or jumping instructions in specific programming languages
(third-person singular simple present trampolines, present participle trampolining, simple past and past participle trampolined)
- To jump as if on a trampoline
- (programming) To rewrite computer code to use trampolines
- trampolined code