Definitions for shot-putting
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a field event in which a heavy ball or shot is thrown or put for distance.
a single throw or put of the shot.
Origin of shot put:
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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