long-jump

[lawng-juhmp, long-]

long jump

noun Track and Field.
  1. a jump for distance from a running start.
  2. a field event featuring competition in the long jump.

Origin of long jump

First recorded in 1880–85
Also called broad jump, running broad jump.
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British Dictionary definitions for long-jump

long jump

noun
  1. 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 Formslong jumping, noun
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