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


Past participle: pole-vaulted
Gerund: pole-vaulting

Imperative
pole-vault
pole-vault
Present
I pole-vault
you pole-vault
he/she/it pole-vaults
we pole-vault
you pole-vault
they pole-vault
Preterite
I pole-vaulted
you pole-vaulted
he/she/it pole-vaulted
we pole-vaulted
you pole-vaulted
they pole-vaulted
Present Continuous
I am pole-vaulting
you are pole-vaulting
he/she/it is pole-vaulting
we are pole-vaulting
you are pole-vaulting
they are pole-vaulting
Present Perfect
I have pole-vaulted
you have pole-vaulted
he/she/it has pole-vaulted
we have pole-vaulted
you have pole-vaulted
they have pole-vaulted
Past Continuous
I was pole-vaulting
you were pole-vaulting
he/she/it was pole-vaulting
we were pole-vaulting
you were pole-vaulting
they were pole-vaulting
Past Perfect
I had pole-vaulted
you had pole-vaulted
he/she/it had pole-vaulted
we had pole-vaulted
you had pole-vaulted
they had pole-vaulted
Future
I will pole-vault
you will pole-vault
he/she/it will pole-vault
we will pole-vault
you will pole-vault
they will pole-vault
Future Perfect
I will have pole-vaulted
you will have pole-vaulted
he/she/it will have pole-vaulted
we will have pole-vaulted
you will have pole-vaulted
they will have pole-vaulted
Future Continuous
I will be pole-vaulting
you will be pole-vaulting
he/she/it will be pole-vaulting
we will be pole-vaulting
you will be pole-vaulting
they will be pole-vaulting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been pole-vaulting
you have been pole-vaulting
he/she/it has been pole-vaulting
we have been pole-vaulting
you have been pole-vaulting
they have been pole-vaulting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been pole-vaulting
you will have been pole-vaulting
he/she/it will have been pole-vaulting
we will have been pole-vaulting
you will have been pole-vaulting
they will have been pole-vaulting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been pole-vaulting
you had been pole-vaulting
he/she/it had been pole-vaulting
we had been pole-vaulting
you had been pole-vaulting
they had been pole-vaulting
Conditional
I would pole-vault
you would pole-vault
he/she/it would pole-vault
we would pole-vault
you would pole-vault
they would pole-vault
Past Conditional
I would have pole-vaulted
you would have pole-vaulted
he/she/it would have pole-vaulted
we would have pole-vaulted
you would have pole-vaulted
they would have pole-vaulted
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Translations

pole-vault

[ˈpəʊlvɔːlt] VIsaltar con pértiga
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pole2

(pəul) noun
a long, thin, rounded piece of wood, metal etc. a telegraph pole; a tent pole.
ˈpole-vault noun
(in athletics etc) a type of jump made with the help of a pole.
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References in classic literature ?
Akut had never before seen a pole-vault. Now he leaped up and down within the safety of his own tree, screaming taunts and boasts at the discomfited Numa, while the boy, torn and bleeding, sought some position in his thorny retreat in which he might find the least agony.
Also, another Taiwanese Pole-Vault athlete Shen Yi-ju has also clinched bronze in yesterday's competition, meeting the Asian Games qualifying criteria for Women's Pole Vault.
"It is a very expensive sport with all the equipment that is required but the club has invested in it and now has six or eight athletes doing pole-vault with Nick the top one."