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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.
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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]
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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]
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

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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He said: "I love bungee jumps and we knew we wanted to get the guys to do one.
Highland Fling Bungee managing director Murray Trail said: "We had seen tandem bungee jumps taking off in other parts of the world, especially in New Zealand and South Africa.
"Dream jumps are referred to around the world as bungee jumps without recoil.
Dubai-based fitness coach Colin Philips, from the UK, smashed the previous record of 105 bungee jumps, surpassing that total and going on to complete a further 50 jumps.
Fitness coach Colin Philips, from the UK, broke the existing world record of 105 bungee jumps in 24 hours, then went on to do almost 50 more jumps.
The England international revealed this week that he has actually done two bungee jumps, as he tried to persuade Evertonians to follow his dare-devil example.
Mr Jones said many people who had done bungee jumps had probably been close to death without knowing it.
A RENEWED appeal for people to do sponsored charity bungee jumps has been made by Leamington's town centre manager Ian Coker (right).
Mr Hackett, a New Zealand promoter credited with popularising the extreme sport, said he set a record for a bungee jump from a building but The Guinness Book of World Records does not recognise bungee jumps because of their danger.
An official Guinness World Record attempt for the most bungee jumps in 24 hours started on Thursday at 7pm at the Porsche Macan 24-bungee event held at the Dubai Autodrome in support of Breast Cancer Arabia.
Eight members of the public, from all over the UK, also completed bungee jumps.