pole vault

See also: pole-vault



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pole vault (plural pole vaults)

  1. (athletics) a jumping event contested in track and field which requires an athlete to carry a fiberglass pole down a runway, plant the pole into a vaulting box and vault over a fiberglass bar, landing on a matted pit

Usage notesEdit

The plural pole vaults generally refers to multiple competitions. Individual jumps are usually called a vault, the plural of which is vaults.

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