high jumper
noun see high jump

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • high jumper — high jump ► NOUN (the high jump) ▪ an athletic event in which competitors jump as high as possible over a bar of adjustable height. ● be for the high jump Cf. ↑be for the high jump DERIVATIVES high jumper noun …   English terms dictionary

  • high jumper — noun : an athlete who participates in the high jump * * * Track. a participant in the high jump. [1895 1900] * * * high jumper noun, pl ⋯ ers [count] • • • Main Entry: ↑high jump …   Useful english dictionary

  • high jumper — Track. a participant in the high jump. [1895 1900] * * * …   Universalium

  • high jumper — noun An athlete who competes in the high jump …   Wiktionary

  • high jumper — someone or something that is able to jump high (especially a horse) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • high-jumper's strain — strain of the rotator muscles of the thigh occurring in high jumpers …   Medical dictionary

  • high jump — ► NOUN (the high jump) ▪ an athletic event in which competitors jump as high as possible over a bar of adjustable height. ● be for the high jump Cf. ↑be for the high jump DERIVATIVES high jumper noun …   English terms dictionary

  • high jump — n 1.) the high jump a sports event in which someone runs and jumps over a bar that is raised higher each time they jump 2.) be (in) for the high jump BrE informal if someone is for the high jump, they will be punished for something they have done …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • High jump — The high jump is an athletics (track and field) event in which competitors must jump over a horizontal bar placed at measured heights without the aid of any devices. It has been contested since the Olympic Games of ancient Greece. Over the… …   Wikipedia

  • 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. [1890 95] * * * Track and field event of jumping for height.… …   Universalium

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