field event

noun
|Updated on: 16 Jul 2018

Definition of field event

: an event (such as weight-throwing or jumping) in a track-and-field meet other than a race

Examples of field event in a Sentence

  1. a discus thrower who excelled at all the field events

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First Known Use of field event

1899

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  • : an event in a track meet that is not a race


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