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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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Therefore, the objective of this study was to provide information on the sexual maturation and reproductive cycle of abalone as well as the period from maturation to spawning in artificial seed production of Haliotis discus hannai at three main regions of abalone aquaculture in Korea.
71m to take shot putt gold in Lyon, before adding his second gold in the F42 discus with a best throw of 47.
Harris contracted Miami, Florida-based product management services leader Innovation Direct[TM] to represent the Discus Stabilizer to potential licensees for a 2 year period.
In a statement, Philips said it would integrate Discus into its consumer lifestyle unita[euro](tm)s health and wellness operations.
Haddadi earned the medal after hurling the discus to 64.
Uwic student Morse placed himself fourth on the UK all-time junior discus rankings with another personal best throw of 60.
The Centurions' throwers have a history of success that rivals even Saugus' impressive tradition of distance runners and this year is no different with Heather Snyder and Daniel Swarbrick competing in Friday's discus prelims.
has replaced a homegrown circulation-management system with the Discus system developed by Neasi-Weber International, Valencia, Calif.
The West Cheshire AC thrower pocketed a British Schools' discus bronze medal while representing Wales at Grangemouth in Scotland.
Further, by releasing Code Review Board reports, we believe it will make clear that self-regulation works and will encourage full compliance with the Code and Code Review Board decisions," said DISCUS President Peter H.
NAIRN athlete Scot Thompson will bid to complete a hat-trick of double title wins in this weekend's British Universities championships at Scotstoun Stadium, GlasgowThe 23 year-old Stirling University student has pocketed the shot and discus gold medals at this meeting for each of the past two years, and is poised to secure an unprecedented treble by tackling both events again.
By the winter of ninth grade, I had discovered several exciting sports that do not exacerbate knee pain: cycling, speed skating, table tennis, discus, and--best of all--crew.
A gifted teenage athlete died after being hit by a discus in a school PE lesson, an inquest heard yesterday.
Discus estimates the market share for spirits will rise to 30.
A HUGE smile appears on the face of veteran athlete and occasional British team captain Robert Weir when the discus thrower is asked whether he can defend his Commonwealth Games title again this year.