long jump


noun Track and Field.

a jump for distance from a running start.
a field event featuring competition in the long jump.

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Also called broad jump, running broad jump.

Origin of long jump

First recorded in 1880–85

Definition for long jump (2 of 2)

long-jump
[ lawng-juhmp, long- ]
/ ˈlɔŋˌdʒʌmp, ˈlɒŋ- /

verb (used without object)

Track and Field. to execute a long jump.
Also broad-jump.
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British Dictionary definitions for long jump

long jump

noun

an athletic contest in which competitors try to cover the farthest distance possible with a running jump from a fixed board or markFormer Austral, US, and Canadian equivalent: broad jump

Derived forms of long jump

long jumping, noun
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