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 — 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

  • Skeet — The term skeet may refer to:* A clay target * A rare African ground squirrel brought over on ships carrying immigrant labor in the early 1800 s * Skeet shooting * The Olympic Skeet event * Skeet Ulrich, an American actor * Skeet surfing * CBU 97… …   Wikipedia

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