BASE jumping

noun
\ ˈbās- \

Definition of BASE jumping

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

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BASE jumper noun

First Known Use of BASE jumping

1981, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for BASE jumping

building, antenna, span, earth

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