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Definition of the noun 400 metres
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- [athletics] A sprint race over 400 metres.
- The 400 metres, or 400 metre dash, is a common sprinting event in track and field competitions. It has been featured in the athletics programme at the Summer Olympics since 1896. On a standard outdoor running track, it is exactly one lap around the track. Runners start in staggered positions and race in separate lanes for the entire course. In many countries, athletes previously competed in the 440 yard dash —which is the length of a quarter of a mile and was referred to as the 'quarter-mile'—instead of the 400 m, though this distance is now obsolete. An athlete who competes in the 400 m may still be referred to as 'quarter-miler'; the distance or event might still be called the "quarter.
- also known as 400米赛跑
- 400 metres a.k.a. 400m is a sport.
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by Julia Roberts
The first 400 metres is a warm-up, gradually picking up the pace, and then ...
by Ronald Turnbull
After 400 metres is a slight descent to cross a stream (ignore the hill route to Stuc Odhar turning up right here). The path then descends slightly, and passes between two tall gateposts to join a wide, smooth bike track. Alternative For a shorter ...
A Work of Reference for the Architect, Builder, Sculptor, Decorative Artist, and General Student. With Numerous Illustrations from All Styles of Architecture, from the Egyptian to the Renaissance by George Ashdown Audsley
metres de longueur, dont 400 metres sont hors de terre. Cette derniere partie se compose de 24 arcades, dont 8 seulement sont a jour ; elles mesurent _ 1 metres de ...
Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose
Peru and the kingdom of New Grenada contain transversal vallies, of which the perpendicular depth is sometimes 1 ,400 metres (4,854 feet). The existence of these vallies prevents the inhabitants from travelling, except on horseback, a-foot, ...
by Peter Childs, Michael Storry
Sprinting—from 100 to 400 metres—is a chequered section of British athletics. Lack of money for training and facilities in Britain is contrasted with the USA, where there are specialist programmes in Los Angeles and other locations. However ...
by Shatrughna P. Sinha
Whales regularly dive to 400 metres and have been known to become entangled with submarine telegraph cables at a depth of 1000 metres. The marine environment can be divided into various zones on the basis of depth. These zones are ...
by Bill Mallon, Jeroen Heijmans
—Track and field athletics—400 metres—4th in heat of round one—Stanozolol. Oyunbileg Puervbaatar (MGL)—Wrestling—58 kg freestyle—5th—Furosemide (Lasix) (diuretic, masking agent). Andreea Raducan ...
The Environment and Humankind by Prof Ian Douglas, Ian Douglas, Richard John Hugget, Mike Robinson
The rate at which plants were able to migrate in response to Holocene warming in the eastern part of North America ranges from 100 metres per year for Chestnut to 400 metres per year for Jack and Red Pines (Gates 1993). Some portions of ...
by Katherine Dunster
PINGO A large frost mound; especially, a relatively large conical mound of soil-covered ice (commonly thirty to fifty metres high and up to 400 metres in diameter) raised in part by the hydrostatic pressure of the water ...
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