field event


field event
UK / US noun [countable]
Word forms "field event":
singular field event plural field events
a sports event that is not a race and that an athlete does alone, not as part of a team. The long jump and the javelin are field events.

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • field event — field′ event n. spo an event in a track meet, as throwing a discus or javelin or jumping, that is not performed on the track …   From formal English to slang

  • field event — field events N COUNT A field event is an athletics contest such as the high jump or throwing the discus or javelin, rather than a race …   English dictionary

  • field event — n. any of the contests held on the field in a track meet, as the high jump or shot put …   English World dictionary

  • field event — noun a competition that takes place on a field rather than on a running track • Hypernyms: ↑match • Hyponyms: ↑high jump, ↑long jump, ↑broad jump, ↑pole vault, ↑pole vaulting, ↑pole jump, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • field event — field e,vent noun count a sports event that is not a race and that an ATHLETE does alone, not as part of a team. The long jump and the javelin are field events …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • field event — field e.vent n a sport such as jumping or throwing the ↑javelin in an outdoor competition →↑track event …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • field event — noun Date: 1899 an event (as weight throwing or jumping) in a track and field meet other than a race …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • field event — /ˈfild əvɛnt/ (say feeld uhvent) noun an athletic event which does not take place on a track, as a jumping or throwing event …   Australian English dictionary

  • field event — an event in a track meet that involves throwing something, as a discus or javelin, or jumping and is not performed on the running track. [1895 1900] * * * …   Universalium

  • field event — noun (C) a sport such as jumping or throwing the javelin (1) in an athletics (1) competition compare track event …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English