broad jump, the

`broad ,jump, the noun AMERICAN OLD-FASHIONED
the LONG JUMP

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • broad jump — n AmE the broad jump the ↑long jump …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • broad´-jump´er — broad jump, 1. a jump to cover as much ground as possible. 2. a contest for the longest jump: »He won the broad jump. Also, long jump. broad jump «BRD JUHMP», intransitive verb. to do a broad jump or jumps; long jump. –v.t …   Useful english dictionary

  • the broad jump — US see ↑long jump • • • Main Entry: ↑broad jump …   Useful english dictionary

  • (the) broad jump — the broad jump UK US noun american the long jump Thesaurus: athletics and track and field sportshyponym sports events and competitionshyponym …   Useful english dictionary

  • broad jump — noun 1. a competition that involves jumping as far as possible from a running start • Syn: ↑long jump • Hypernyms: ↑field event • Part Meronyms: ↑run up 2. the act of jumping as far as possible from a running start • …   Useful english dictionary

  • broad-jump — /brawd jump /, v.i. Track. long jump. * * * broad jump, 1. a jump to cover as much ground as possible. 2. a contest for the longest jump: »He won the broad jump. Also, long jump. broad jump «BRD JUHMP», intransitive verb. to do a broad jump or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • the broad jump — UK / US noun American the long jump …   English dictionary

  • broad jump — one of the events in a track and field competition in which one runs and jumps as far as possible …   English contemporary dictionary

  • running broad jump — running broad jump, a broad jump in which the broad jumper takes a running start for the jump …   Useful english dictionary

  • the long jump — an athletic event in which people compete by trying to jump as far as they can He won a gold medal in the long jump. sometimes used before another noun a long jump competition She set a long jump record at the meet. ; called also ( …   Useful english dictionary

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