triple jump


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triple jump

n.
A distance jump in track and field consisting of a hop landing on the take-off foot, a stride landing on the other foot, and a jump landing on both feet.

triple jump

n
(Athletics (Track & Field)) an athletic event in which the competitor has to perform successively a hop, a step, and a jump in continuous movement. Also called: hop, step, and jump

tri′ple jump′



n.
(in track and field) a jumping event for distance in which a participant leaps on one foot from a takeoff point, lands on the same foot, steps forward on the other foot, leaps, and lands on both feet. Also called hop, step, and jump.
[1960–65]
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Noun1.triple jump - an athletic contest in which a competitor must perform successively a hop and a step and a jump in continuous movementtriple jump - an athletic contest in which a competitor must perform successively a hop and a step and a jump in continuous movement
athletic competition, athletic contest, athletics - a contest between athletes
Translations
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