long jump


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to long jump: triple jump

long jump

n.
A jump in track and field that is made for distance rather than height, performed either from a stationary position or from a moving start.

long jump

or

longjump

n
(Athletics (Track & Field)) an athletic contest in which competitors try to cover the farthest distance possible with a running jump from a fixed board or mark. Former Austral, US, and Canadian equivalent: broad jump
long jumping n

long′ jump`


n.
1. a jump for distance from a running start.
2. an athletic field event featuring competition in the long jump. Also called broad jump.
[1880–85]
long′jump`, v.i.
long′ jump`er, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.long jump - a competition that involves jumping as far as possible from a running startlong 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.long 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
Translations
قَفْزَةٌ طَوِيْلَةٌقَفْزَة طَويلَه
skok dalekýskok do dálky
længdespring
pituushyppy
skok u dalj
távolugrás
langstökk
幅跳び
멀리뛰기
skok do diaľky
skok v daljavo
längdhopp
กระโดดไกล
nhảy xa

long jump

nsalto in lungo

long1

(loŋ) adjective
1. measuring a great distance from one end to the other. a long journey; a long road; long legs.
2. having a great period of time from the first moment to the last. The book took a long time to read; a long conversation; a long delay.
3. measuring a certain amount in distance or time. The wire is two centimetres long; The television programme was just over an hour long.
4. away, doing or using something etc for a great period of time. Will you be long?
5. reaching to a great distance in space or time. She has a long memory
adverb
1. a great period of time. This happened long before you were born.
2. for a great period of time. Have you been waiting long?
ˈlongways adverb
in the direction of the length. The planks had to go into the lorry longways.
ˌlong-ˈdistance adjective
long-distance races; a long-distance lorry-driver; a long-distance telephone call.
ˌlong-drawn-ˈout adjective
taking a needlessly long time. long-drawn-out discussions.
ˈlonghand noun
ordinary writing as opposed to shorthand.
long house
in tribal societies, a long rectangular dwelling shared by several families, especially in south-east Asia and amongst North American Indians.
long jump
a sports contest in which people jump as far as possible.
long-playing record (usually abbreviated to LP)
a record which plays for a long time.
ˌlong-ˈrange adjective
1. able to reach a great distance. long-range rockets.
2. taking into consideration a long period of time. a long-range weather forecast.
ˌlong-ˈsighted adjective
having difficulty in seeing close objects clearly.
ˌlong-ˈsightedness noun
ˌlong-ˈsuffering adjective
patiently enduring a great deal of trouble.
ˌlong-ˈwinded adjective
(of a speaker or his speech) tiresomely long.
as long as / so long as
1. provided only that. As/So long as you're happy, it doesn't matter what you do.
2. while; during the time that. As long as he's here I'll have more work to do.
before (very) long
soon. Come in and wait – he'll be here before long!
in the long run
in the end. We thought we would save money, but in the long run our spending was about the same as usual.
the long and the short of it
the whole story in a few words.
no longer
not now as in the past. This cinema is no longer used.
so long!
goodbye!.

long jump

قَفْزَةٌ طَوِيْلَةٌ skok daleký længdespring Weitsprung άλμα εις μήκος salto de longitud pituushyppy saut en longueur skok u dalj salto in lungo 幅跳び 멀리뛰기 verspringen lengdehopp skok w dal salto em comprimento, salto em distância прыжок в длину längdhopp กระโดดไกล uzun atlama nhảy xa 跳远
References in classic literature ?
The lower of the three is Gilchrist, a fine scholar and athlete, plays in the Rugby team and the cricket team for the college, and got his Blue for the hurdles and the long jump. He is a fine, manly fellow.
"But it an't all I want, by a long jump," said Tom.
Euan finished on 2817 points for seventh just ahead of Erik on 2700 points for eighth whikle Daniel still managed a pb of 1934 for 12th despite rewgistering no long jump points.
There were also wins in the field for Rhian Williams (senior women's triple jump 11.04m, long jump 5.12m), Whitney Tucker (U15 girls shot put 7.53m), Thomas Malloy (U11 boys high jump 1.15m), Georgina Malloy (U13 girls high jump 1.00m), Morgan Edwards (U15 girls pole vault 2.30m), Elin Hawke (U17 women's pole vault 2.90m), William Grant (U20 men's pole vault 1.90m), Finley Savage (U15 boys long jump 5.62m, high jump 1.60m), Oliver Owen (U17 men's shot put 7.68m), Hannah Smith (U15 girls high jump 1.45m), Matthew Harding (senior men's shot put 5.05m), and Leanne Bithell (U17 women's long jump 4.51m).
Sheffield Under-15 Boys: M Murray (fourth - 300m - 40.90); H Wordsworth (second - B 100m - 12.5 B 200m - 24.8), A Cowperthwaite (second - 80m hurdles - 16.0), H O'Hare (second - long jump - 5.10m); F Cousin-Dawson (third - long jump - 4.64m); S Byrne (second - shot - 9.73m, discus - 24.73); D Brazukas (second - shot - 5.52, B hammer - 6.42, B javelin - 12.63), T McLeod (second - hammer - 32.27m).
Year 6/7 Boys: 100m Harvey Darroch 12.8, 200m Jamie Aziz 26.2, 800m Casey Woodworth 2:26.3, 1500m Tomas Clark 5:06.2, Sprint Hurdles Tom Chan 14.4, High Jump Owen Southern 1.45m, Long Jump Harvey Darroch 4.72, Shot Stephen Down 7.85, Javelin Sam Bannon, Discus Patrick Roberts 19.36.
A second gold medal at the Sainsbury's British Athletics Indoor Championships also completed a high jump-long jump double achieved only once before at the event, by Mary Rand, the 1964 Olympic long jump champion, in 1966.
U11 boys: Cameron Barry (C Bay) 75m; Aled Oddy (Menai) 600m; Cai Woodford (Menai) long jump; Toby Rees-Lawson (Wrexham) soft javelin.
Long Jump: 3 Georgina McCunn 3.25, B 2 Freya Bennett 3.00.
Ethan Irving won the 100 metres and the long jump, while Sam Bussey came out on top in the javelin and triple jump.
Gage Lorton competed in the 7th grade long jump and shot put.
Under-20 events: Men- 100m, 200m, 400, 800m, 5,000m, 10,000m, 110m hurdles, 400m hurdles, 3,000m steeplechase, 10,000m race walk, 4x100m, 4x400m,high jump, long jump, triple jump, shot put, discus, javelin.Women:- Men- 100m, 200m, 400, 800m, 5,000m, 10,000m, 100m hurdles, 400m hurdles, 3,000m steeplechase, 5,000m race walk, 4x100m, 4x400m,high jump, long jump, triple jump, shot put, discus, javelin.