field event

field event
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • /fild i-ˈvent/
    • /fiːld ɪˈvent/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /fild i-ˈvent/

Definitions of field event words

  • noun 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. 1
  • countable noun field event A field event is an athletics contest such as the high jump or throwing the discus or javelin, rather than a race. 0
  • noun field event 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 0
  • noun field event any of the contests held on the field in a track meet, as the high jump or shot put 0

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Origin of field event

First appearance:

before 1895
One of the 18% newest English words
First recorded in 1895-1900

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Parts of speech for Field event


field event popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 39% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 68% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

field event usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for field event

noun field event

  • hammer throw — a field event in which the hammer is thrown for distance.
  • shot put — a field event in which a heavy ball or shot is thrown or put for distance.
  • triple jump — a jumping event for distance in which a participant leaps on one foot from a takeoff point, lands on the same foot, steps forward on the other foot, leaps, and lands on both feet.

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