water jump


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water jump

n
1. (Horse Racing) a ditch, brook, or pond over which athletes or horses must jump in a steeplechase or similar contest
2. (Athletics (Track & Field)) a ditch, brook, or pond over which athletes or horses must jump in a steeplechase or similar contest
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.water jump - a pool or stream in a steeplechase or similar contest
obstacle - an obstruction that stands in the way (and must be removed or surmounted or circumvented)
pool - an excavation that is (usually) filled with water
Translations

water jump

n (Horse-riding) → riviera
References in classic literature ?
The Duke pointed out the water jump with some trepidation, but the Prince's glasses rested on it only for a moment.
Then they reached the water jump. There was a sudden silence on the stand and the hillside.
Known as the Belgian Grand National, the race is the ultimate chasing test with large fences and a daunting water jump across the Gaverbeek river taken in front of the stands.
Having tracked Saint Calvados early, Altior left his hind legs in the water jump causing him to lose plenty of momentum.
Nico de Boinville was content to follow Saint Calvados in the early throes, but the 4-11 favourite left his hind legs in the water jump and for the next few fences he jumped a bit too big.
The Hatta Wadi Hub featuring a coaching centre and high-energy activities such as mountain biking and Hatta Drop-in, Asia's first water jump park and an idyllic glamping experience at the Hatta Damani Lodges.
Anyone with knowledge of track athletics will be aware of the unique nature of steeplechase, the dominant feature being the requirement to hurdle 35 immovable barriers, 91cm in height, of which seven instances will be the water jump.
She said: "We realised I could not land on my left leg, especially in the water jump.
UP AND OVER Steeplechaser Rolanda catches her feet on a hurdle and goes flying head first into the water jump
"Green was all around me./ I saw pictures in the sky./I made water jump, jump, jump./Then I was warm, cozy, and just right." Highly recommended, especially as a giftbook for very young children.