planting pit

noun

Definition of planting pit

: a wooden or metal box sunk at the pit end of a pole-vault runway to prevent the vaulter's pole from slipping

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“Planting pit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/planting%20pit. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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