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Synonyms for discus

an athletic competition in which a disk-shaped object is thrown as far as possible

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a disk used in throwing competitions


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Size dependent changes in habitat, distribution and food habit of juvenile disc abalone Haliotis discus discus on the coast of Nagasaki Prefecture, southwest Japan.
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RARING TO GO: Stockton discus thrower Les Richards is back in training after suffering a broken back and he is setting his sights of gaining a coveted place in the team for the Commonwealth Games
71m to take shot putt gold in Lyon, before adding his second gold in the F42 discus with a best throw of 47.
Discus is represented by lawyers in the New York and Los Angeles offices of the international law firm Chadbourne & Parke, LLP.
I discus champion, became the fifth athlete -- joining Jeanette McConnell, Ryan Davis, Alex Dekok and Matt Swarbrick -- in throws coach Art Baldi's 10-year tenure to compete in the state meet when she took 10th in the discus at last year's prelims.
32metre discus throw topped last season's Scottish rankings and puts him fifth on the national all-time best list.
Birmingham-born Weir, who now lives in California where he has tried his hand at American football, has previously won medals in both the discus and hammer.
Now, after almost four years of playing these new sports, I feel really challenged by them, especially throwing a discus, which involves balance, focus, strength, and an understanding of the physics of spin.
Coaches and athletes must take the time they need tO develop consistency in the delivery phase of the shot put and discus.
NBWA president Ron Sarasin immediately fired off a letter to LeDrew, noting that the September 2, 1993 DISCUS letter had explicitly encouraged increased beer and wine taxes.
The Danish discus champion had set steep criteria: the material must have improved mechanical properties such as impact strength and stiffness; it must also fall within a very narrow weight tolerance of [+ or -]2 grams.
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Nicoll, from Welshpool, has already won Welsh and English shot titles this year, as well as the Welsh discus crown.
discus discus were produced and analyzed using amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP) technology to reveal the genetic makeup of F1 progenies.