shot put
noun Date: 1898 a field event in which a shot is heaved for distance • shot-putter noun

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  • shot-put — «SHOT PUT», noun. an athletic contest in which a person sends a heavy metal ball through the air as far as he can with one push. * * * the ˈshot put [shot put shot puts] noun singular ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • shot put — shot′ put n. 1) spo a field event in which a heavy ball or shot is thrown or put for distance 2) a single throw or put of the shot • Etymology: 1895–1900 shot′ put ter, n. shot′ put ting, n …   From formal English to slang

  • shot put — n. Track & Field 1. a contest in which a heavy metal ball is propelled for distance with an overhand thrust from the shoulder 2. a single put of the shot shot putter n. shot putting n …   English World dictionary

  • shot put — n [singular] a sport in which you throw a heavy metal ball as far as you can >shot putter n ▪ an Olympic shot putter …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • shot put — ► NOUN ▪ an athletic contest in which a very heavy round ball is thrown as far as possible. DERIVATIVES shot putter noun shot putting noun …   English terms dictionary

  • Shot put — The shot put is an athletics (track and field) event involving putting (throwing in a pushing motion) a heavy metal ball (called the shot) as far as possible. It is common to use the term shot put to refer to both the shot itself and to the… …   Wikipedia

  • shot put — N SING: usu the N In athletics, the shot put is a competition in which people throw a heavy metal ball as far as possible. Derived words: shot putter plural N COUNT ...Canadian shot putter Georgette Reed …   English dictionary

  • shot-put — stūmimas statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Klasikinė sunkiosios atletikos rungtis – štangos stūmimas: štangos kėlimas abiem rankomis ir stūmimas nuo krūtinės aukštyn, kol rankos ištiesiamos per alkūnes. atitikmenys: angl. jerk; …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • shot-put — stūmimas statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Lengvosios atletikos rungtis – rutulio stūmimas: 4–7,257 kg rutulio stūmimas į tolį viena ranka. atitikmenys: angl. jerk; shot put vok. Stossen, n rus. толкание; толчок …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • shot-put — stūmimas statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Svarsčių užkėlimas abiem rankomis ant krūtinės ir išstūmimas aukštyn ištiesiant rankas ir pritupiant. atitikmenys: angl. jerk; shot put vok. Stossen, n rus. толкание; толчок …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • shot put — 1. a field event in which a heavy ball or shot is thrown or put for distance. 2. a single throw or put of the shot. [1895 1900] * * * Field event in which a metal ball is heaved for distance. It derives from the ancient event of putting the stone …   Universalium

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