BASE jump

or B.A.S.E. jump or base jump

[ beys ]
/ beɪs /

noun

a parachute jump from the top of a building, bridge, cliff, etc., usually at a height of 1,000 feet (305 meters) or less.

Origin of BASE jump

1980–85; B(uilding) + A(ntenna) (tower) + S(pan)1 + E(arth) + jump

Related formsBASE jumper, nounBASE jumping, noun

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