Trampoline Definition

trămpə-lēn, -lĭn
trampolines
noun
An apparatus for performing acrobatic tumbling and jumping feats, consisting of a sheet of strong canvas attached to a frame by springs and held tautly stretched above the floor.
Webster's New World
(programming) Any of a variety of looping or jumping instructions in specific programming languages.
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verb

To jump as if on a trampoline.

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(programming) To rewrite computer code to use trampolines.
Trampolined code.
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Other Word Forms of Trampoline

Noun

Singular:
trampoline
Plural:
trampolines

Origin of Trampoline

  • Spanish trampolín Italian trampolino (Italian) (from Spanish) from tràmpoli stilts of Germanic origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Spanish trampolín and/or Italian trampolino.

    From Wiktionary

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