noun, Track and Field.
a jump for distance from a running start.
a field event featuring competition in the long jump.
an athletic contest in which competitors try to cover the farthest distance possible with a running jump from a fixed board or mark Former Austral, US, and Canadian equivalent broad jump
- Running commentary
noun 1. a continuous spoken description of an event while it is happening
noun 1. Disparaging. a person or institution subservient to counterrevolutionary interests. a manipulable, servile follower; lackey: to be reviled as a running dog of the colonialists. 2. Architecture. Vitruvian scroll. running dog
noun, Billiards. 1. the giving of English or spin to the cue ball to enable it to bounce in the direction of a certain angle. Compare reverse English (def 1).
noun, Navigation. 1. a fix made from a moving vessel or aircraft from observations made at different times, the course and distance run between the observations being considered.