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We always spend more time on the throwing events and a little bit more on the long jump. They're my weaker events - they don't come as naturally to me as running and jumping. I like the hurdles and the high-jump, I'm a springy, speedy athlete so those suit me.
Jessica Ennis

Meaning of "high-jump" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HIGH-JUMP

high-jump  [ˈhaɪˌdʒʌmp] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HIGH-JUMP

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
High-Jump is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES HIGH-JUMP MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of high-jump in the English dictionary

The definition of high-jump in the dictionary is of or relating to the high jump.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HIGH-JUMP


bump
bʌmp
clump
klʌmp
crump
krʌmp
dump
dʌmp
gump
ɡʌmp
hump
hʌmp
jump
dʒʌmp
lump
lʌmp
outjump
ˌaʊtˈdʒʌmp
overjump
ˌəʊvəˈdʒʌmp
plump
plʌmp
pump
pʌmp
rump
rʌmp
slump
slʌmp
stump
stʌmp
sump
sʌmp
thump
θʌmp
trump
trʌmp
tump
tʌmp
ump
ʌmp

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HIGH-JUMP

high-handedly
high-handedness
high-hat
high-hatted
high-hatting
high-heeled
high-heeled shoes
high-impact
high-income
high-interest
high-key
high-keyed
high-level
high-level language
high-level waste
high-maintenance
high-minded
high-mindedly
high-mindedness
high-muck-a-muck

WORDS THAT END LIKE HIGH-JUMP

be for the high jump
broad jump
bungee jump
bungee-jump
high jump
hop, skip, and jump
hop, step, and jump
long jump
no jump
on the jump
parachute jump
pig-jump
quantum jump
queue-jump
running jump
ski jump
take a running jump
the high jump
triple jump
water jump

Synonyms and antonyms of high-jump in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «high-jump» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HIGH-JUMP

Find out the translation of high-jump to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of high-jump from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «high-jump» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

高跳
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

salto de altura
570 millions of speakers

English

high-jump
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

उच्च कूद
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ارتفاع القفز
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

по прыжкам
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

- salto em altura
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

উচ্চ লাফ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

saut en hauteur
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

lompat tinggi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Hochsprung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ハイジャンプ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

높은 점프
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Dhuwur-mlumpat
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cao nhảy
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

உயரம் தாண்டுதல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

उंच उडी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Yüksek atlayış
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

salto in alto
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wysokiej skok
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

зі стрибків
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

- săritura în înălțime
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

άλμα εις ύψος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

hoogspring
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

höjdhopps
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

high- hopp
5 millions of speakers

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Jessica Ennis
We always spend more time on the throwing events and a little bit more on the long jump. They're my weaker events - they don't come as naturally to me as running and jumping. I like the hurdles and the high-jump, I'm a springy, speedy athlete so those suit me.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HIGH-JUMP»

Discover the use of high-jump in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to high-jump and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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101 High Jump Drills
The chapters included in this book cover every stage and necessary step regarding the high jump, including warm-up drills, approach drills, takeoff mechanism drills, bar-clearance drills, special strength exercises, more exercises with ...
Cliff Rovelto, Gwen Wentland, 2008
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The High Jump: A New Zealand Childhood
In The High Jump, internationally acclaimed novelist Elizabeth Knox recreates the sensory pleasures and gathering shadows of a New Zealand childhood in the late 1960s and early 1970s.
Elizabeth Knox, 2000
3
Complete Book of Jumps
Maximize your jumping potential with Complete Book of Jumps!
Ed Jacoby, Bob Fraley, 1995
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Fundamentals of Track and Field
JUMPING EVENTS The high jump, long jump, and triple jump are closely related in that their introductory and lead-up activities are very similar. However, these events differ in their organizational demands, and you'll find it is far easier to keep  ...
Gerry Carr, Gerald A. Carr, 1999
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The Sports Rules Book
High Jump The apron surrounding the high jump pit is a 15-meter semicircle. In championship events, a 20-meter runway is suggested. The high jump standards (the uprights and posts) are rigid. The crossbar may be wood, metal, or another ...
Human Kinetics (Organization), 2009
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Sports Injuries: Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention
8.3 INJURIES IN THE ATHLETIC JUMPING EVENTS - LONG JUMP, TRIPLE JUMP, HIGH JUMP AND POLE VAULT 8.3.1 Introduction to injuries in the athletic jumping events The long jump, triple jump and pole vault all require good sprinting ...
Stephen R. Bird, Neil Black, Philip Newton, 1997
7
Decathlon, High Jump, and Other Field Events
The high jump champ of the animal kingdom is a small African antelope called the "klipspringer." Springy by name and by nature, the klipspringer can leap 25 feet (7.6m) into the air — that's more than three times the human high jump record!
Jason Page, 2008
8
Winning Jumps and Pole Vault
In the high jump, perhaps the greatest deterrent to realizing one's potential is injury to the foot, ankle, or knee of the takeoff leg. Many athletes and coaches do a wonderful job of addressing the immediate concern of improving the athlete's ...
Ed Jacoby
9
Coaching Youth Track and Field
Scissors High Jump As your athletes begin to learn high jump technique, the " scissors" should be used as a training tool to emphasize vertical lift. Many jumpers use the scissors as part of the warm-up on competition day. To introduce the ...
American Sport Education Program, 2008
10
Kenyan Running: Movement Culture, Geography, and Global Change
Photographed by Adolf Friedrich, Duke of Mecklenburg, while expeditioning across east Africa in 1907, it shows an anonymous Tutsi athlete taking part in some kind of high jump event. The Duke described it thus: A line, which could be raised ...
John Bale, Joe Sang, 1996

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« EDUCALINGO. High-Jump [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/high-jump-1>. Mar 2019 ».
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