tombstoning


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tombstoning

(ˈtuːmstəʊnɪŋ)
n
the activity of diving off cliffs into the sea
[C21: so called because of the potential danger involved]
Translations
GrabsteineffektKliffspringen
일어섬
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The area is popular for tombstoning - where people jump off cliffs into the sea below.
And he said that despite ongoing campaign work by the RNLI, emergency services and coastal safety groups, tombstoning accidents remain a frequent problem.
THE 0201 CHIPS on the bottom side of a PCB were experiencing tombstoning and insufficient solder volume problems at reflow (FIGURE 1).
The move comes five months after the Warkworth Harbour Commissioners approached Northumberland County Council, asking for help to introduce a byelaw banning tombstoning.
YOUTUBE bosses have been urged to ban films of the killer craze of tombstoning - where thrill-seekers leap off huge cliffs.
COASTGUARDS have blasted the producers of Hollywood film MammaMia for glorifying tombstoning.
PRODUCERS of the screen blockbuster Mamma Mia have been branded "stupid and irresponsible" for glorifying the dangerous sport of tombstoning.
A THRILLSEEKING teenager has suffered suspected spinal injuries after he landed on rocks whilst tombstoning.
TOMBSTONING was branded "total madness" yesterday after a man in his 20s was paralysed jumping 25ft into 3ft of seawater.
A FATHER-OF-SIX drank 14 cans of cider before tombstoning off an 80ft cliff to his death.
Coastguards Watch Manager James Instance reiterated a warning about people jumping off cliffs into water - sometimes known as tombstoning.
This defect is often referred to as tombstoning, drawbridging or in some cases Manhattan skyline (the latter if several parts are standing).