Definitions

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  • noun One who supervises the jumping of paratroopers or other parachutists from an aeroplane.

Etymologies

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jump +‎ master

Examples

  • My "jumpmaster" didn't accept it, so no case for pre-second accepted student jump from C182-strut.

    Another nice day :-)

  • Yesterday the four of us did three loads with dummy students i.e. the other instructor candidates, I was jumpmaster for the 4th load, but unfortunately the clouds were too low for us to jump.

    Skydive instruction

  • I'm like a jumpmaster shoving people out of the old world of credentials and into the new one of performance.

    After Credentials

  • The jumpmaster keeps everything safe and stable so that even novices — in this case Beverley and I — can experience thirty seconds or more of weightless free fall.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Happily Ever After

  • The jumpmaster keeps everything safe and stable so that even novices — in this case Beverley and I — can experience thirty seconds or more of weightless free fall.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Happily Ever After

  • I plan to go back next weekend, plus a couple of days the week after during the fall boogie, so I can get the necessary loads to jumpmaster.

    Skydive instruction

  • UNIDENTIFIED MALE: The same as they come down and take look at the threat here in the area, and then jumpmaster will come out here on the side and call it good.

    CNN Transcript Mar 22, 2007

  • UNIDENTFIIED MALE: Same as they will come down and take a look at the threat in the area and then the jumpmaster will decide and call it good.

    CNN Transcript May 26, 2007

  • UNIDENTIFIED MALE: The same as they come down and take look at the threat here in the area, and then jumpmaster will come out here on the side and call it good.

    CNN Transcript Apr 13, 2007

  • Still remeber the jumpmaster POed at me for hanging out the plane on the 5th jump, didn't care about me but I might have damage the shoot if I went out early into the trees!

    Airborne.

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