Bungee
Bungee Bun"gee, n. 1. (Aeronautics) a spring or other elastic device, especially one attached to a control to facilitate its manipulation. [PJC]

2. same as {bungee cord}. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Bungee — may mean:* Bungee cord, also called shock cord, an engineered stretchable cord * Bungee jumping, an adventure sport * Bungee language, spoken by the Métis * Bungee people, another name for the Plains Ojibwe or their Métis * Bungee chair, a type… …   Wikipedia

  • bungee — ► NOUN (also bungee cord or rope) ▪ a long nylon cased rubber band used for securing luggage and in the sport of bungee jumping. ORIGIN of unknown origin …   English terms dictionary

  • bungee — 1930, elastic rope; used in late 19c. British schoolboy slang for rubber eraser; probably from notions of bouncy and spongy; first record of bungee jumping is from 1979 …   Etymology dictionary

  • bungee — (izg. bàndži) m DEFINICIJA skakanje s mosta ili sl. pri čemu su skakačeve noge pričvršćene za odskočno mjesto gumenim konopom ETIMOLOGIJA engl. bungee jumping …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • bungee — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 7}}[wym. bandżi] {{/stl 7}}{{stl 8}}rz. n ndm {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} długa, sprężysta lina umożliwiająca przywiązanej do niej osobie skoki z dużej wysokości, zwykle z mostu : {{/stl 7}}{{stl 10}}Na całym świecie bungee stało się… …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • Bungee — Der Begriff Bungee Springen bzw. Bungee Jumping (engl. to jump springen), mitunter auch bungy jumping, bezeichnet eine moderne Extremsportart, bei der man von einem hohen Bauwerk kopfüber in die Tiefe springt. Der freie Fall wird von einem… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • bungee — bun·gee s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} TS sport → bungee jumping {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1995. ETIMO: accorc. di bungee jumping bungee jumping …   Dizionario italiano

  • Bungee — Bun|gee 〈[ bʌ̣ndʒi:] n.; od. s; unz.; kurz für〉 Bungeejumping * * * Bun|gee [ bʌnʤi], das; [s] [engl. bungee = Gummi(band; H. u.)]: Bungee Jumping …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Bungee — Bun|gee [ bʌndʒi] das; [s] <aus gleichbed. engl. amerik. bungee »Gummi(band)«> svw. ↑Bungee Jumping …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • bungee — [ bʌndʒi] noun (also bungee cord or rope) a long nylon cased rubber band used for securing luggage and in the sport of bungee jumping. Origin 1930s: of unknown origin …   English new terms dictionary

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