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bungee jumping

n.
The sport of jumping usually head-first from a great height while attached to a secured bungee cord.

bungee jumper n.

bungee jumping

(ˈbʌndʒɪ) or

bungy jumping

n
(Extreme Sports) a sport in which a participant jumps from a high bridge, building, etc, secured only by a rubber cord attached to the ankles
[C20: from bungie, slang for India rubber, of unknown origin]

bun′gee jump`ing


n.
the sport of jumping off a high structure to which one is attached by bungee cords, so that the body springs back just short of hitting the ground or water.
[1975–1980]
Translations
bungee jumping
elastikspring
benjihyppääminen
bungee jumping
バンジージャンプ
번지 점프
bungyjumping
การกระโดดจากสะพานหรือหน้าผาสูง
môn nhảy bungee

bungee jumping

[ˈbʌndʒiːˈdʒʌmpɪŋ] Nbungee m, banyi m; (from bridge) → puenting m, puentismo m
to go bungee jumpinghacer bungee or banyi; (from bridge) → hacer puenting or puentismo

bungee jumping

القَفْز بحِبال bungee jumping elastikspring Bungeejumping μπάντζι τζάμπινγκ banyi, puenting benjihyppääminen saut à l’élastique bungee jumping bungee jumping バンジージャンプ 번지 점프 bungeejumping strikkhopping skoki na bangi bungee jumping прыжок с помощью эластичного троса bungyjumping การกระโดดจากสะพานหรือหน้าผาสูง bungee jumping môn nhảy bungee 蹦极跳
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