running broad jump

running broad jump
running broad jump,
a broad jump in which the broad-jumper takes a running start for the jump.

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  • running broad jump. — See long jump. * * * …   Universalium

  • running broad jump. — See long jump …   Useful english dictionary

  • broad jump — noun 1. a competition that involves jumping as far as possible from a running start • Syn: ↑long jump • Hypernyms: ↑field event • Part Meronyms: ↑run up 2. the act of jumping as far as possible from a running start • …   Useful english dictionary

  • standing broad jump — Track. a jump for distance from a standing position. * * * standing broad jump, a broad jump made from a standing position, without a running start …   Useful english dictionary

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  • running start — noun 1. a racing start in which the contestants are already in full motion when they pass the starting line • Syn: ↑flying start • Hypernyms: ↑racing start 2. a quick and auspicious beginning • Syn: ↑flying start …   Useful english dictionary

  • running start — 1. Sports. a start, as in the hop, step, and jump or the running broad jump, in which a contestant begins moving before reaching the starting or take off point. 2. an initial advantage in undertaking something; a head start: His background gave… …   Universalium

  • jump — jumpable, adj. jumpingly, adv. /jump/, v.i. 1. to spring clear of the ground or other support by a sudden muscular effort; leap: to jump into the air; to jump out a window. 2. to rise suddenly or quickly: He jumped from his seat when she entered …   Universalium

  • jump — v 1. spring, leap, hop, vault, bound, buck, pounce; skip, caper, Inf. hippety hop, leapfrog; frolic, frisk, cavort, gambol, bob, bounce; high jump, broad jump, pole vault; upleap, upswing, caracole, curvet, gambado. 2. rise up, scart, start up,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • jump — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. & v. hop, leap, bound, spring, vault; start, twitch, jerk. See excitability. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A leap up or across] Syn. skip, hop, leap, hopping, rise, upsurge, rising, pounce, lunge, leaping,… …   English dictionary for students

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