Definition of the triple jump noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


the triple jump

BrE BrE//ˈtrɪpl dʒʌmp//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtrɪpl dʒʌmp//
[singular] Athletics
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a sporting event in which people try to jump as far forward as possible with three jumps. The first jump lands on one foot, the second on the other and the third on both feet. See related entries: Athletics
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: the triple jump