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jumpmaster

[juhmp-mas-ter, -mah-ster] /ˈdʒʌmpˌmæs tər, -ˌmɑ stər/
noun
1.
a person who supervises the jumping of paratroopers or other parachutists.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; jump + master
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  • Regardless of what the diver does, the jumpmaster can deploy the parachute at the right moment.
  • While the jumpmaster pulls you in or cuts you lose, we're losing drop zone.
  • Participating paratroopers are supervised by a foreign jumpmaster from one of ten countries.
  • Determine who is the jumpmaster or loadmaster for the flight.

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