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hurdle 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/ˈhərdl/,
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hurdles, plural;
  1. Take part in a race that involves jumping hurdles

  2. Jump over (a hurdle or other obstacle) while running

  3. Enclose or fence off with hurdles

Noun
  1. An upright frame, typically one of a series, that athletes in a race must jump over

  2. A hurdle race
    • - the women's 100-meter hurdles
  3. An obstacle or difficulty
    • - there are many hurdles to overcome
  4. A portable rectangular frame strengthened with willow branches or wooden bars, used as a temporary fence

  5. A horse race over a series of such frames
    • - a handicap hurdle
  6. A frame on which traitors were dragged to execution


  1. a light movable barrier that competitors must leap over in certain races
  2. jump a hurdle
  3. an obstacle that you are expected to overcome; "the last hurdle before graduation"
  4. vault: the act of jumping over an obstacle
  5. (hurdles) a footrace in which contestants must negotiate a series of hurdles
  6. A hurdle is a moveable section of light fence. Traditionally they were made from wattle (woven split branches), but modern hurdles are often made of metal. Hurdles are used for handling livestock, as decorative fencing, for horse racing and in the track and field event of hurdling.
  7. (Hurdles) Hurdling is a type of track and field race.
  8. (Hurdles (agricultural)) Hurdles are a form of rural crafts. They are lightweight portable fencing structures that are used to enclose (or 'fold') animals such as sheep (i.e.: a sheepfold). ...
  9. An artificial barrier, variously constructed, over which men or horses jump in a race; A perceived obstacle; A movable frame of wattled twigs, osiers, or withes and stakes, or sometimes of iron, used for enclosing land, for folding sheep and cattle, for gates, etc. ...
  10. (Hurdles) a track event in which athletes are required to jump over a series of fences over a given distance.
  11. (Hurdles) training devices used to improve quickness, stamina, or jumping ability.
  12. a hurdles race is at least 2 miles long, and has at least 8 obstacles, the hurdles, that are over 3 feet high. The hurdles are thin and will give if hit by the horse
  13. End of term exams for the Upper School, first coined by the Classics department in the 1970s.
  14. An obstical (with a bar at the top about 2 ¾" in width) a runner must clear by striding or jumping. The height of the bar varies depending on the event (high hurdles:36 inches high, intermediate hurdles: __"; low hurdles: 30 inches high). ...
  15. The smaller of the two obstacles in Jump racing, typically about 3’6” in height
  16. 4 x 4 foot sheet of plywood with a handle at the top, used for sorting and moving hogs
  17. A small or high obstacle which horses jump over.
  18. revetment formed by interlacing vines or saplings through a series of posts set upright against the interior slope of the parapet.
  19. The last portion of the diver's approach, on which he or she springs off one foot toward the end of the board and lands on both feet.
  20. a criteria that a proposed capital investment must pass before it is accepted. It may be a certain interest rate, a positive NPV or a maximum payback period.
  21. A protective screen or bretasche set out around the besieged fortification.
  22. an obstacle in a race that runners must jump or clear while running.
  23. (1) Bend knees and then (2h)[B], thrust both hands up, PO away, and lift right lower leg so that it points back. (2) [U^ dot], PO down, FO away, jumps up to [1^], and lands back as it started.
  24. This term refers to a athlete’s transition from a run to a tumbling skill, most commonly a round-off or a front handspring. A hurdle resembles a skip. In actual athletics competition, the hurdle is done from a full-speed run. ...
  25. A solid gate used when handling or moving pigs.