tram·​po·​lin·​ing | \ ˌtram-pə-ˈlē-niŋ How to pronounce trampolining (audio) , ˈtram-pə-ˌlē-niŋ \

Definition of trampolining

: the sport of jumping and tumbling on a trampoline

Examples of trampolining in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Areas for low-gravity basketball, low-gravity trampolining, and rock climbing (probably made significantly easier without the weight of Earth's pull on you) are all on the docket, according to Alatorre. Jessica Puckett, Condé Nast Traveler, "What Spending a Night at a Space Hotel Looks Like," 6 Sep. 2019 As for entertainment on the space station—besides looking out onto the curve of the Earth—Alatorre says there will be activities like low-gravity basketball, low-gravity trampolining, and even rock climbing. Elizabeth Gulino, House Beautiful, "The First-Ever Commercial Space Hotel Will Have Low-Gravity Rock Climbing and an Insane View of Earth," 3 Sep. 2019 Music, played for trampolining, is faintly audible. Molly Creeden, Vogue, "Jennifer Lawrence Takes on Hollywood With the World’s Best ChapStick and This Perfume Obsession," 30 Aug. 2018 Here are some of the most amazing videos that demonstrate the versatility, challenge, and sheer fun of trampolining. Jenny Mccoy, SELF, "A Look Inside the Trendy Trampoline Classes Celebs Love," 19 Dec. 2017 Among the activities that were ranked as less dangerous in this regard than trampolining: snowboarding, bicycling, sledding, skateboarding, ice hockey, and football. Melinda Wenner Moyer, Slate Magazine, "Think Again Before Letting Your Kid on a Trampoline," 17 July 2017 The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons states children under the age of 6 should never use trampolines, while the AAP advises against recreational trampolining altogether. Caroline Picard, Good Housekeeping, "3-Year-Old's Story Reminds Us Why Toddlers Should Never Play on Trampolines," 10 July 2017 Trampolining, meditation, barre classes and pole dancing are fairly well-established. Meera Senthilingam, CNN, "Napping, hula hoops or circus tricks: What would you try for a healthier you?," 30 May 2017 Caplan believes the basic classes are here to stay, while trends such as hula hooping and trampolining may eventually pass. Meera Senthilingam, CNN, "Napping, hula hoops or circus tricks: What would you try for a healthier you?," 30 May 2017

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First Known Use of trampolining

1949, in the meaning defined above

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“Trampolining.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Feb. 2020.

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