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high' jump"



Track.
1. a field event in which athletes, using a running start, compete in jumping for height over a crossbar supported by two upright poles.
2. a jump for height made in this event.

high-jump



Pronunciation: (hī'jump"), [key]
v.i.
to participate in the high jump; compete as a high jumper.

v.t.
to clear or attempt to clear (a specified height) in a high jump: a goal of high-jumping his own height.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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