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The long jump.
1. (Athletics (Track & Field)) US and Canadian an exercise and athletic contest in which competitors try to jump the farthest distance possible from a standing start from a fixed board or mark
2. (Athletics (Track & Field)) Austral and US and Canadian a former name for the long jump
1. a jump for distance from a running start.
2. an athletic field event featuring competition in the long jump. Also called broad jump.
long′ jump`er, n.
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|Noun||1.||broad jump - a competition that involves jumping as far as possible from a running start|
run-up - the approach run during which an athlete gathers speed
field event - a competition that takes place on a field rather than on a running track
|2.||broad jump - the act of jumping as far as possible from a running start|
jumping - the act of participating in an athletic competition in which you must jump