Olympic-size

Olympic-size

[uh-lim-pik-sahyz, oh-lim-]
adjective
1.
of the dimensions or length prescribed for the Olympic Games and other major athletic competitions: an Olympic-size speed-skating oval.
2.
(of a swimming pool) having a length of 55 yards (50 meters) and a width of at least 23 yards (21 meters).
Also, Olympic-sized.


Origin:
1965–70

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