a parachute jump from the tops of tall manmade or natural objects, usually from 1,000 feet (305 meters) or less.
A fascinating book reveals the life-or-death rush of base jumping.
The High-Flying Secrets of BASE Jumpers William O’Connor August 3, 2014
a sport in which a participant parachutes from any of a variety of fixed objects such as high buildings, cliffs, etc
the extreme sport of parachuting from the tops of very tall manmade or natural objects
BASE is acronym for building, antenna, span, earth
- Base community
(especially in South America) a group of people taking part in religious devotions and Bible study, who seek to apply this in their socioeconomic and political situation.
- Base component
noun the system of rules in a transformational grammar that specify the deep structure of the language
- Base level
the lowest level to which running water can erode the land. Historical Examples The top and base level of each piece of wall had to be marked on it; and the levels could then be measured off to fixed points. History Of Egypt From 330 B.C. To The Present Time, Volume 12 (of 12) S. […]
- Base line
Baseball. the area between bases within which a base runner must keep when running from one base to another. Tennis. the line at each end of a tennis court, parallel to the net, that marks the in-bounds limit of play. (in perspective drawing) a horizontal line in the immediate foreground formed by the intersection of […]