jumping pit

noun

Definition of jumping pit

: the landing area for the high and long jump and the pole vault events consisting of a pit filled with sawdust or soft loam to cushion the impact

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“Jumping pit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jumping%20pit. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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