running high jump

running high jump
running high jump,
a high jump in which the high-jumper takes a running start for the jump, approaching the bar from any angle he chooses.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • high jump — Track. 1. a field event in which athletes, using a running start, compete in jumping for height over a crossbar supported by two upright poles. 2. a jump for height made in this event. [1890 95] * * * Track and field event of jumping for height.… …   Universalium

  • high jump — high′ jump n. 1) spo an athletic field event in which competitors use a running start to jump for height over a crossbar 2) spo a jump for height made in this event • Etymology: 1890–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • high jump — noun 1. a competition that involves jumping as high as possible over a horizontal bar • Hypernyms: ↑field event 2. the act of jumping as high as possible over a horizontal bar • Hypernyms: ↑jumping • Hyponyms: ↑Fosbury flop * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • standing high jump — standing high jump, a high jump made from a standing position without a running start …   Useful english dictionary

  • Athletics at the 1912 Summer Olympics - Men's high jump — The men s high jump, also known as the running high jump to distinguish it from the standing high jump, was a track and field athletics event held as part of the Athletics at the 1912 Summer Olympics programme. It was the fifth appearance of the… …   Wikipedia

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  • jump — [jump] vi. [< ?] 1. to move oneself suddenly from the ground, etc. by using the leg muscles; leap; spring 2. to be moved with a jerk; bob; bounce 3. to parachute from an aircraft 4. to move, act, or react energetically or eagerly: often with… …   English World dictionary

  • jump — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 movement ADJECTIVE ▪ little ▪ running, standing ▪ Cats can clear six feet with a standing jump. ▪ broad (AmE), high …   Collocations dictionary

  • jump — jump1 W3S2 [dʒʌmp] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(upwards)¦ 2¦(downwards)¦ 3¦(move fast)¦ 4¦(in fear/surprise)¦ 5¦(increase)¦ 6¦(keep changing)¦ 7¦(miss a stage)¦ 8¦(machine)¦ 9¦(attack)¦ 10 jump to conclusions …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 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

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