Meaning of pole vault

pole' vault"

Pronunciation: [key]
— Track. Track.
  1. a field event in which a leap or vault over a crossbar is performed with the aid of a long pole.
  2. a leap or vault so performed.


Pronunciation: (pōl'vôlt"), [key]
— v.i.
  1. to execute a pole vault.
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