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bungee

(ˈbʌndʒiː) or

bungee cord

n
a type of stretchy rope consisting of elastic strands often in a fabric casing. Also called: bungee rope
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bungee - an elasticized ropebungee - an elasticized rope      
rope - a strong line
Translations

bungee

:
bungee cord
n (for jumping) → Bungee-Seil nt; (for fastening) → (dehnbarer) Gurt
bungee jumping
nBungeespringen nt, → Bungeejumping nt
bungee rope
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The ride uses bungee ropes to throw punters skywards at high speed before they bounce up and down.
One of his more unusual activities is when he uses a special harness attached to the ceiling with bungee ropes, which is aimed at improving his balance.
When they installed bungee ropes in the church tower the bell ringers hit the roof" - Ken Dodd.
Ms Harman denies having said this "If Ukip takes only 10% of the traditional Tory vote across the board, it's Miliband for Downing Street" Frederick Forsyth "When they installed bungee ropes in the church tower the bell ringers hit the roof" Ken Dodd "I only use it on Members when they are especially well-behaved" Rosie Winterton, Labour chief whip, talking to visitors to the Commons after spotting a whip hanging on coat hooks "If there are people out there uncomfortable with, for example, gay marriage, they should be allowed to have that opinion without feeling utterly condemned.
The foundation gives funding for children to access "spider therapy", a special type of physiotherapy using bungee ropes which is unavailable on the NHS.
We were working on bungee ropes for speed and had proper individual programmes – and that's as far back as 2000.
Alan now finds himself regularly taking school parties on tours, talking to visitors, escorting people who want to walk over the top of the bridge - and those who want to jump off it attached to bungee ropes, abseils or zip wires.
It had brown plastic cover on it with bungee ropes.
The Spider is a frame with bungee ropes attached, which holds youngsters in place while physiotherapists work on improving their strength, posture and muscle tone.