from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A strong, taut sheet, usually of canvas, attached with springs to a metal frame and used for gymnastic springing and tumbling.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A gymnastic and recreational device consisting of a piece of taut, strong fabric stretched over a steel frame using many coiled springs as anchors.
- n. Any of a variety of looping or jumping instructions in specific programming languages
- v. To jump as if on a trampoline
- v. To rewrite computer code to use trampolines
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. gymnastic apparatus consisting of a strong canvas sheet attached with springs to a metal frame; used for tumbling
Spanish trampolín and Italian trampolino (Italian, from Spanish), from tràmpoli, stilts, of Germanic origin.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Spanish trampolín and/or Italian trampolino. (Wiktionary)