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Meaning of high jump

high' jump"

Pronunciation: [key]
— Track. Track.
  1. a field event in which athletes, using a running start, compete in jumping for height over a crossbar supported by two upright poles.
  2. a jump for height made in this event.

high-jump

Pronunciation: (hī'jump"), [key]
— v.i.
  1. to participate in the high jump; compete as a high jumper.
—v.t.
  1. to clear or attempt to clear (a specified height) in a high jump: a goal of high-jumping his own height.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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