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Origin of high jump
Words nearby high jump
Definition for high jump (2 of 2)
verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Example sentences from the Web for high jump
His final chance, and outside of his hopes of winning the track award in the high-jump, Hicks saw no way to win his B.
I could never have played on the eleven, or on the nine, but I have a chance in the high-jump.
The positions assumed when in the air by a high-jump athlete are almost incredible as revealed by the camera.More Science From an Easy Chair|Sir E. Ray (Edwin Ray) Lankester
In the high-jump, however, Hicks had given considerable promise, which to date the grasshopper collegian had failed to keep.
By sticking to it, you have won your track B in the high-jump, thanks to your grass-hopper build, and we rejoice at your reward!
British Dictionary definitions for high jump
- the high jump an athletic event in which a competitor has to jump over a high bar set between two vertical supports
- (as modifier)high-jump techniques