from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A field event in which an athlete vaults over a high crossbar with the aid of a long pole.
- noun A vault made with the aid of a long pole.
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- noun athletics a
jumpingevent contested in track and fieldwhich requires an athleteto carry a fiberglass poledown a runway, plantthe poleinto a vaulting box and vaultover a fiberglass bar, landing on a matted pit
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- noun a competition that involves jumping over a high crossbar with the aid of a long pole
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