skeet
noun Etymology: perhaps from Norwegian skyte to shoot Date: 1926 trapshooting in which clay pigeons are thrown in such a way as to simulate the angles of flight of birds

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  • skeet — ● skeet nom masculin (anglais skeet) Épreuve olympique de tir au fusil sur plateaux (d argile). ⇒SKEET, subst. masc. SPORTS. Ball trap projetant des plateaux d argile qu il faut abattre au fusil. Synon. tir au plateau d argile, tir au pigeon d… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • skeet — s.n. (Sport) Probă de talere1. [pr.: schit] – cuv. engl. Trimis de IoanSoleriu, 25.07.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  SKEET s. v. talere. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime  SKEET s.n. (S …   Dicționar Român

  • Skeet — Skeet, n. [Etymol. uncertain.] (Naut.) A scoop with a long handle, used to wash the sides of a vessel, and formerly to wet the sails or deck. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Skeet —   [ skiːt; englisch, wohl zu altnordisch skot »Schuss«], Schießsport: Wettbewerb des Wurfscheibenschießens mit Schrotflinten. Dabei nehmen die Schützen auf einer halbkreisförmigen Anlage bei jedem Schuss einen anderen Standplatz ein. Die… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • skeet — s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} TS sport gara di tiro al piattello cui partecipano squadre di sei tiratori che devono sparare successivamente da otto pedane disposte a semicerchio, avendo a disposizione un solo colpo per ogni piattello {{line}}… …   Dizionario italiano

  • skeet — skeet; skeet·er; …   English syllables

  • skeet — form of trapshooting, 1926, a name chosen as a very old form of our present word shoot. Perhaps O.N. skotja to shoot (see SHOOT (Cf. shoot)) was intended …   Etymology dictionary

  • skeet — ☆ skeet [skēt ] n. [20th c. adoption and alteration of ON skeyti, projectile, akin to skjōta, to SHOOT] trapshooting in which the shooter fires from different stations, usually eight, at clay disks thrown from traps to simulate birds in flight …   English World dictionary

  • skeet — 1. (skeet) (27035↑, 6125↓) Skeet is actually a form of birth control practiced by the African American tribes of North America near the beginning of the 21st Centruy. Visionaries of the time (such as Lil Jon and Nelly) recognized the inevitable… …   Urban English dictionary

  • Skeet — Briefmarke 1988 Wurfscheibenschießen, Tontaubenschießen oder Wurftaubenschießen ist der Sammelbegriff für das Schießen mit Flinten und Schrotmunition auf Wurftauben. Es ist ein Präzisionssport. Inhaltsverzeichnis …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Skeet — Ball trap Pas de tir à Andenne. On note le port de protections auditives par le tireur. Le ball trap ou balltrap[1], autrefois appelé « tir aux pigeons d argile », est un exercice d adresse …   Wikipédia en Français

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