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BASE jumping

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noun \ˈbās-\

Definition of BASE jumping

  1. :  the activity or sport of parachuting from a high structure (as a building, tower, or bridge) or cliff

BASE jumper

noun


Origin and Etymology of base jumping

building, antenna, span, earth


First Known Use: 1982


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