Trampoline meaning

trămpə-lēn, -lĭn
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A strong, taut fabric attached with springs to a metal frame and used for gymnastic springing and tumbling.
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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.
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A gymnastic and recreational device consisting of a piece of taut, strong fabric stretched over a steel frame using many coiled springs as anchors.
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(programming) Any of a variety of looping or jumping instructions in specific programming languages.
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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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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