Definición de base jump en inglés:

base jump

Silabificación: base jump
(also BASE jump)


  • A parachute jump from a fixed point, typically a high building or promontory, rather than an aircraft.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • I've done more than 1,000 BASE jumps and 2,000 skydives now and every time I walk up to the edge of whatever the object is, I'm nervous.
    • He is a former sky surfing champion and a member of the first team to incorporate acrobatic stunts in a BASE jump.
    • He has completed 2,000 skydives and 1,400 BASE jumps.


[no object] (often as noun base jumping) Volver al principio  
  • Perform a base jump.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • ‘You know, Lynnie, we could base-jump from this ledge,’ he said.
    • I would rather base jump off a two-story building than relive a single moment of high school.
    • Once a year, on the third Saturday in October("Bridge Day"), permission to BASE jump has explicitly been granted at the New River Gorge Bridge in Fayetteville, West Virginia.


base jumper

Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Base is an acronym for Bridge, Antenna, Span and Earth - ie, the objects base jumpers launch themselves off.
  • Today, it is the outdoor activity capital of southern Utah, and mountains around it echo with whooping base jumpers, spluttering river rafters and the squeal of tortured mountain bikes.
  • Last week John, 29, one of the Scots base jumpers, dismissed suggestions that they were endangering the public and said more jumps were planned in the coming months.


1980s: base from building, antenna tower, span, earth (denoting the types of structure used).

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