Pole-vault meaning

An event in which the contestants take turns jumping for height over a horizontal bar set between two upright supports, with the aid of a long, flexible pole: the bar is gradually raised during the contest until a winner is determined.
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A field event in which an athlete vaults over a high crossbar with the aid of a long pole.
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A vault made with the aid of a long pole.
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A jump in such an event.
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(intransitive) To perform a pole vault.
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To vault over something using a pole vault.
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(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.
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