field event


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field event

n.
A throwing or jumping event of a track-and-field meet.

field event

n
(Athletics (Track & Field)) a competition, such as the discus, high jump, etc, that takes place on a field or similar area as opposed to those on the running track

field′ event`


n.
an event in a track meet, as throwing a discus or javelin or jumping, that is not performed on the track.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.field event - a competition that takes place on a field rather than on a running trackfield event - a competition that takes place on a field rather than on a running track
track meet - a track and field competition between two or more teams
high jump - a competition that involves jumping as high as possible over a horizontal bar
broad jump, long jump - a competition that involves jumping as far as possible from a running start
pole jump, pole jumping, pole vault, pole vaulting - a competition that involves jumping over a high crossbar with the aid of a long pole
shot put - an athletic competition in which a heavy metal ball is hurled as far as possible
hammer throw - an athletic competition in which a heavy metal ball that is attached to a flexible wire is hurled as far as possible
discus - an athletic competition in which a disk-shaped object is thrown as far as possible
javelin - an athletic competition in which a javelin is thrown as far as possible
match - a formal contest in which two or more persons or teams compete
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