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verb (used with object)
Definition for high-jump (2 of 2)
Origin of high jump
Examples 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