triple jumper
noun see triple jump

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • triple jumper — noun see triple jump * * * triple jump, a track and field event consisting of a hop, a stride, and a jump; hop, skip, and jump. –triple jumper. –triple jumping …   Useful english dictionary

  • triple-jumper — tripˈle jumper noun • • • Main Entry: ↑triple …   Useful english dictionary

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

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

  • triple jump — n [singular] an ↑athletics event in which you jump with one foot, then with your other foot, and finally with both feet >triple jumper n ▪ Triple jumper Edwards set a new world record …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • triple jumping — triple jump, a track and field event consisting of a hop, a stride, and a jump; hop, skip, and jump. –triple jumper. –triple jumping …   Useful english dictionary

  • Triple jump — The triple jump (sometimes referred to as the hop, step and jump or the hop, skip and jump ) is a track and field sport, similar to the long jump, but involving a “hop, step and jump” routine, whereby the competitor runs down the track and… …   Wikipedia

  • triple jump — noun 1》 an athletic event in which competitors attempt to jump as far as possible by performing a hop, a step, and a jump from a running start. 2》 Skating a jump in which the skater makes three full turns while in the air. verb (triple jump)… …   English new terms dictionary

  • triple jump — noun Date: 1964 a jump for distance in track and field athletics usually from a running start and combining a hop, a stride, and a jump in succession • triple jumper noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • triple jump — Track and Field. a jumping event for distance in which a participant leaps on one foot from a takeoff point, lands on the same foot, steps forward on the other foot, leaps, and lands on both feet. Also called hop, step, and jump. [1960 65] * * *… …   Universalium

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