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trampoline

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Trampoline

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish trampolín and/or Italian trampolino.

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NounEdit

trampoline (plural trampolines)

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  1. A gymnastic and recreational device consisting of a piece of taut, strong fabric stretched over a steel frame using many coiled springs as anchors.
  2. (programming) Any of a variety of looping or jumping instructions in specific programming languages

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VerbEdit

trampoline (third-person singular simple present trampolines, present participle trampolining, simple past and past participle trampolined)

  1. To jump as if on a trampoline
    • 2007, Zoe Sharp, First Drop[1], ISBN 0312937040, page 276:
      My heart trampolined into my throat as I watched Lonnie's grip tighten on the stock of his own shotgun []
  2. (programming) To rewrite computer code to use trampolines
    trampolined code

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NounEdit

trampoline m (plural trampolines)

  1. trampoline

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