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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

shot′ put`(n.)

  1. a field event in which a heavy ball or shot is thrown or put for distance.

    Category: Sport

  2. a single throw or put of the shot.

Origin of shot put:

1895–1900

shot′-put`ting(n.)

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  1. shot-putting(Noun)

    The act of competing in the track and field event of putting the shot, attempting to throw a heavy metal ball for maximum distance using a pushing motion (rather than a bent arm throw) due to the balls great weight.

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