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Olympic-size

or O·lym·pic-sized

[ uh-lim-pik-sahyz, oh-lim- ]
/ əˈlɪm pɪkˌsaɪz, oʊˈlɪm- /
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adjective

of the dimensions or length prescribed for the Olympic Games and other major athletic competitions: an Olympic-size speed-skating oval.
(of a swimming pool) having a length of 55 yards (50 meters) and a width of at least 23 yards (21 meters).

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Origin of Olympic-size

First recorded in 1965–70
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for olympic-size

  • Sanitary operations alone required 7,400 Port-a-Potties that collected the equivalent of three Olympic-size pools of pee.

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