the pole vault noun [singular]
a sporting event in which people try to jump over a high bar, using a long pole to push themselves off the ground
pole-vaulting noun [uncountable]http://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/br...
the pole vault noun n [S]
a sports competition in which you jump over a high bar using a long stick to push you off the ground
She won silver in the pole vault for Australia.
world pole vault champion
pole vaulter noun http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pol...
Definition of POLE VAULT
: a vault with the aid of a pole; specifically : a field event consisting of a vault for height over a crossbar
— pole–vault intransitive verb
— pole–vaulter noun http://dictionary.reverso.net/english-definit...
pole vault n
1 the. a field event in which competitors attempt to clear a high bar with the aid of an extremely flexible long pole
2 a single attempt in the pole vault
3 intr to perform a pole vault or compete in the pole vault
♦ pole-vaulter n