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trampoline

noun tram·po·line \ˌtram-pə-ˈlēn, ˈtram-pə-ˌ\

: a piece of equipment that has a sheet of strong cloth attached by springs to a metal frame and that is used for jumping up and down for exercise or as a sport

Full Definition of TRAMPOLINE

:  a resilient sheet or web (as of nylon) supported by springs in a metal frame and used as a springboard and landing area in tumbling
tram·po·lin·er \-ˈlē-nər, -ˌlē-\ noun
tram·po·lin·ist \-nist\ noun

Origin of TRAMPOLINE

Italian trampolino springboard, from trampoli stilts, of Germanic origin; akin to Middle Low German trampen to stamp
First Known Use: 1798

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