Definition of the long jump
- He won a gold medal in the long jump.
- a long jump competition
- She set a long jump record at the meet.
: extending for a considerable distance
: having greater length than usual
: having greater height than usual : tall
: for or during a long time
: at or to a long distance : far
: for the duration of a specified period
: a long period of time
: a long syllable
: one taking a long position especially in a security or commodity market
: to feel a strong desire or craving especially for something not likely to be attained
: to be suitable or fitting
: to spring into the air : leap
: to move suddenly or involuntarily : start
: to move energetically : hustle
: an act of jumping : leap
: any of several sports competitions featuring a leap, spring, or bound
: a leap in figure skating in which the skater leaves the ice with both feet and turns in the air
: exactly, pat
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