trampolining

noun
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 Activities like go-karts, rock climbing, trampolining and virtual experience games. Alison Steinbach, The Arizona Republic, "Arizonans could be surfing in Mesa if a proposed development moves forward," 19 Sep. 2020 That connection, along with Nissen’s ceaseless promotional activities, propelled trampolining into the American consciousness during the post-war years and throughout the space era. David Kindy, Smithsonian Magazine, "How the Trampoline Came to Be," 5 Mar. 2020 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

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1949, in the meaning defined above

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“Trampolining.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trampolining. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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