Definition of Trampoline

1. Noun. Gymnastic apparatus consisting of a strong canvas sheet attached with springs to a metal frame; used for tumbling.

Generic synonyms: Exerciser, Gymnastic Apparatus



Definition of Trampoline

1. Noun. A gymnastic and recreational device consisting of a piece of taut, strong fabric stretched over a steel frame using many coiled springs as anchors. ¹

2. Noun. (programming) Any of a variety of looping or jumping instructions in specific programming languages ¹

3. Verb. To jump as if on a trampoline ¹

4. Verb. (programming) To rewrite computer code to use trampolines ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Trampoline

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Trampoline

trampettes
trampier
trampiest
tramping
trampings
trampish
trample
trampled
trampler
tramplers
tramples
trampleth
tramplike
trampling
tramplingly
trampoline (current term)
trampolined
trampoliner
trampoliners
trampolines
trampolining
trampolinings
trampolinist
trampolinists
trampoose
trampoosed
trampooses
trampoosing
tramps
trampy

Literary usage of Trampoline

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The General Stud-book, Containing Pedigrees of Race Horses, &c. &c. from the (1894)
"LADY trampoline, Bred by Mr KING, in 1842, got by Touchstone, her dam, trampoline, by Tramp, out of Web, by Waxy. 1848 bc Gipsy Boy, by Venison . ..."

2. Portraits of Celebrated Racehorses of the Past and Present Centuries: In by Thomas Henry Taunton (1888)
"trampoline (second to Zoe in the 1000 Guineas), by Tramp (J. Robinson). Of the above, Flush, trampoline, and Turquoise started off without Bessy, ..."

3. Sporting Magazine edited by [Anonymus AC02751662] (1828)
"The OAKS remains in the same obscurity ; and, excepting trampoline, Louisa, and Zoe, ... 9 and 10 to 1 agst trampoline. 13 to I agst Louisa (taken). ..."

4. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge edited by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1883)
"Being bred to Tramp, a horse closely descended from Eclipse in the male line, and from King Herod in the female line, "Web produced trampoline. ..."

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