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I learned what I need to do in the long jump, what I needed to do in the javelin and I've been able to rectify those events. It's been a bit of a learning curve, which is good.
Jessica Ennis

Meaning of "long jump" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF LONG JUMP

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LONG JUMP

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Long jump is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES LONG JUMP MEAN IN ENGLISH?

long jump

Long jump

The long jump is a track and field event in which athletes combine speed, strength, and agility in an attempt to leap as far as possible from a take off point. This event has a history in the Ancient Olympic Games and has been a modern Olympic event for men since the first Olympics in 1896 and for women since 1948.

Definition of long jump in the English dictionary

The definition of long jump in the dictionary is an athletic contest in which competitors try to cover the farthest distance possible with a running jump from a fixed board or mark Former Austral, US, and Canadian equivalent: broad jump.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LONG JUMP

long finger
long green
long haul
long hop
long house
long hundredweight
long in the tooth
Long Island
long jenny
long johns
long jumper
long jumping
long lease
long leg
long list
Long March
long mark
long measure
long metre
long moss

WORDS THAT END LIKE LONG JUMP

be for the high jump
broad jump
bungee jump
high jump
hop, skip, and jump
hop, step, and jump
jump
no jump
on the jump
parachute jump
pole jump
quantum jump
running jump
scissor jump
scissors jump
ski jump
standing jump
take a running jump
the high jump
triple jump
water jump

Synonyms and antonyms of long jump in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «long jump» into 25 languages

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The translations of long 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 «long jump» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

跳远
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

salto de longitud
570 millions of speakers

English

long jump
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

लंबी कूद
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

قَفْزَةٌ طَوِيْلَةٌ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

прыжок в длину
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

salto em distância
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

লম্বা লাফ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

saut en longueur
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

lompat jauh
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Weitsprung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

幅跳び
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

멀리뛰기
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Long jump
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

nhảy xa
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நீளம் தாண்டுதல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

लांब उडी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

uzun atlama
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

salto in lungo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

skok w dal
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

стрибок у довжину
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

săritură în lungime
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

άλμα εις μήκος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

verspring
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

längdhopp
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

lengdehopp
5 millions of speakers

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The term «long jump» is quite widely used and occupies the 46.419 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about long jump

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3 QUOTES WITH «LONG JUMP»

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Bob Beamon
I like to listen to my iPod and also play music. I've been doing percussion since I was eight or nine. Rhythm is crucial in long jump but also in life.
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Jessica Ennis
I learned what I need to do in the long jump, what I needed to do in the javelin and I've been able to rectify those events. It's been a bit of a learning curve, which is good.
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Roman Sebrle
I think I always prefer the long jump, high jump, and javelin. I don't like the 400 metres and the pole vault except when I'm really in shape.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LONG JUMP»

Discover the use of long jump in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to long jump and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Complete Book of Jumps
Maximize your jumping potential with Complete Book of Jumps!
Ed Jacoby, Bob Fraley, 1995
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Neuromechanics of Human Movement
The purpose of the long jump is to maximize the horizontal distance between the takeoff and the landing positions. The two principal factors that contribute to this distance are the displacement of the center of mass and the lean of the body at ...
Roger M. Enoka, 2008
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Coaching Youth Track and Field
The jumps contested for distance are known as the horizontal jumps, which include the running long jump, the standing long jump, and the triple jump. See table 9.1 for a list of the jumping events for each age group for both the USATF Junior ...
American Sport Education Program, 2008
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Fundamentals of Track and Field
Don't require your athletes to perform these activities until their legs have been strengthened through less stressful activities. Be aware of the dangers that can arise from asking an athlete to compete in both the long jump and the triple jump.
Gerry Carr, Gerald A. Carr, 1999
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Coaching Track & Field Successfully
Guthrie presents coaches with a blueprint for building a successful track and field program including information on managing off the track, planning for big events, and motivating athletes to excel.
Mark Guthrie, 2003
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Practical Sports Nutrition
This is a particular feature of the combined events in which the athlete undertakes three to five events on a single day (men's decathlon day 1: 100 m, long jump, shot put, high jump, and 400 m; day 2: 110 m hurdles, discus, pole vault, javelin, ...
Louise Burke, 2007
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Winning Track and Field for Girls
The long jump has many similarities to the high jump. Each requires a powerful, but measured, approach run with carefully rehearsed steps. Just as in the high jump, success in the long jump depends almost entirely on a proper run-up.
Facts On File, Incorporated, 2009
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The Origins of Order: Self-organization and Selection in ...
long-jump limit, a similar complexity catastrophe applies to an even wider class of rugged landscapes. There the fitness attained after a fixed number of generations dwindles as complexity increases. Finally, we found that some landscapes ...
Stuart A. Kauffman, 1993
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Logical Reasoning for the CAT and Other MBA Examinations
fourth tallest of all the five gets the third place in high jump and second place in long jump. E's position in long jump is 1st and 2nd in high jump. Other than E, A is the only person, whose position in both long jump and high jump are better than ...
Trishna Knowledge Systems
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The Mighty Multiples Times Table Challenge
4 Long Jump Jim – 10 times table Long Jump Jim‛s 10 times table activities. 63 Long Jump Jim‛s 10 times table ................... 64 Long Jump Jim‛s number fans ....... ................ 65 Long Jump Jim‛s visual grouping................... 66 Long Jump Jim‛s ...
Hannah Smart, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LONG JUMP»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term long jump is used in the context of the following news items.
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Buffalo Bills receiver Marquise Goodwin competing in long jump at …
Tom Szczerbowski/Getty ImagesBuffalo Bills receiver Marquise Goodwin will be competing for the United States in the long jump event at the ... «National Post, Jul 15»
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Greg Rutherford reveals how baby Milo affected his long jump
It's no surprise that Olympic Gold Medallist Greg Rutherford is keen to get his 9-month-old son Milo loving the outdoors. The champion long ... «MadeForMums, Jul 15»
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Agoura's Davis wins world youth long jump title - Ventura County Star
CALI, Colombia - Tara Davis of Agoura High made her name known on a worldwide scale Sunday, winning the girls long jump competition at ... «Ventura County Star, Jul 15»
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World Youth Athletics Championships: Darcy Roper grabs long jump
BRISBANE schoolboy Darcy Roper has joined a select group after winning the silver medal in the long jump at the World Youth ... «The Australian, Jul 15»
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Vinita's Carsyn Spurgeon picks up heptathlon, long jump victories
At Saturday's USA Track and Field Junior Olympics regional at the University of Tulsa, Spurgeon came in first in the girls long jump in the 17-18 ... «Tulsa World, Jul 15»
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Girls long jump – IAAF World Youth Championships, Cali 2015
World list leader Lisa Maihofer will arrive in Cali as clearly the girl to beat in the long jump. The 16-year-old's ambitions to win the first title in this ... «International Association of Athletics Federations, Jul 15»
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Shalin's long jump gold brings Russia's World University Games …
Former triple jump specialist Pavel Shalin opened his long jump account with 7.75m to take an early lead but Japan's Yasuhiro bettered it by ... «International Association of Athletics Federations, Jul 15»
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Neena bags gold in long jump
Chennai: The athletes from Tamil Nadu hogged the limelight on the opening day of the Senior National Athletics meet at the Nehru stadium ... «onmanorama, Jul 15»
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David takeslong jumphonours atEVAC meet
He won the M50 long jump, was placed second in 400m hurdles – a first time at this event – and was third in both the hammer and 100m. «Lynn News, Jul 15»
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Visser's Latest Long Jump Joy Dashed By Ankle Injury
'I was really hoping to be part of that team and win a long jump medal but for now it's just going to be rest I guess. It's frustrating because I just ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Long jump [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/long-jump>. Jun 2019 ».
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