noun Track and Field.
a jumping event for distance in which a participant leaps on one foot from a takeoff point, lands on the same foot, steps forward on the other foot, leaps, and lands on both feet.
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- triple entente,
- triple expansion engine,
- triple figure,
- triple fugue,
- triple integral,
- triple play,
- triple point,
- triple response,
- triple rhyme,
- triple rhythm
Origin of triple jump
First recorded in 1960–65
Also called hop, step, and jump.
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an athletic event in which the competitor has to perform successively a hop, a step, and a jump in continuous movementAlso called: hop, step, and jump
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