pole jump


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pole′ vault`


n.
1. a field event in which a vault over a crossbar is performed with the aid of a long pole.
2. a vault so performed.
[1890–95]
pole′-vault`, v.i.
pole′-vault`er, n.
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Noun1.pole jump - a competition that involves jumping over a high crossbar with the aid of a long polepole jump - a competition that involves jumping over a high crossbar with the aid of a long pole
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
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