pole vault


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pole vault

n.
1. A field event in which an athlete vaults over a high crossbar with the aid of a long pole.
2. A vault made with the aid of a long pole.

pole′-vault′ v.
pole′-vault′er n.
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pole vault

n
1. (Athletics (Track & Field)) the pole vault a field event in which competitors attempt to clear a high bar with the aid of an extremely flexible long pole
2. (Athletics (Track & Field)) a single attempt in the pole vault
vb
(Athletics (Track & Field)) (intr) to perform a pole vault or compete in the pole vault
ˈpole-ˌvaulter n
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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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pole vault - a competition that involves jumping over a high crossbar with the aid of a long polepole vault - 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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Translations
skok o tyči
stangspring
seiväshyppy
skok s motkom
salto con l’astasalto con l'asta
棒高跳び
장대높이뛰기
höjdhopp
กีฬากระโดดค้ำถ่อ
môn nhảy sào

pole vault

nsalto con l'asta
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

pole vault

وَثَبَ بِالعَصَا skok o tyči stangspring Stabhochsprung άλμα επί κοντώ salto con pértiga seiväshyppy saut à la perche skok s motkom salto con l’asta 棒高跳び 장대높이뛰기 polsstoksprong stavsprang skok o tyczce salto à vara, salto com vara прыжок с шестом höjdhopp กีฬากระโดดค้ำถ่อ sırıkla atlama môn nhảy sào 撑杆跳
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009
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