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weight throw

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  • weight throw — weight throw, a sport in which a heavy metal ball at the end of a flexible cable is thrown competitively for distance: »In winning the weight throw Thomson gave a remarkable exhibition of consistency (New York Times) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Weight throw — In the Scottish Highland games, the weight throw consists of two separate events, the light weight and the heavy weight. In both cases, the implement consists of a steel or lead weight (usually spherical or cylindrical) attached by a short chain… …   Wikipedia

  • weight throw — ▪ sport       sport of throwing a weight for distance or height. Men have long matched strength and skill at hurling objects. The roth cleas, or wheel feat, reputedly was a major test of the ancient Tailteann Games in Ireland. The competition… …   Universalium

  • Athletics at the 1920 Summer Olympics - Men's 56 pound weight throw — The men s 56 pound weight throw event was part of the track and field athletics programme at the 1920 Summer Olympics. It was the second appearance of this event after the debut in 1904. The Intercalated Games in 1906 saw a stone throw event. The …   Wikipedia

  • Athletics at the 1904 Summer Olympics - Men's 56 pound weight throw — The men s 56 pound weight throw was a track and field athletics event held as part of the Athletics at the 1904 Summer Olympics programme. It was the first time the event was held. It would not appear on the Olympic program again until the 1920… …   Wikipedia

  • Throw-weight — is a measure of the effective weight of ballistic missile payloads. It is measured in kilograms or metric tons. Throw weight equals the total weight of a missile s warheads, reentry vehicles, self contained dispensing mechanisms, penetration aids …   Wikipedia

  • throw-weight — [thrō′wāt΄] n. the payload capacity of an ICBM: also throw weight * * * throw weight or throw weight (thrōʹwāt ) n. The total weight of the warhead or warheads, guidance systems, and other payload of a missile, not including the weight of the… …   Universalium

  • Weight (disambiguation) — Weight is a measurement of the gravitational force acting on an object, or of an object s mass.Weight may also refer to:* Weight (representation theory), a type of function. * Weight (strings), the number of times a letter occurs in a string. *… …   Wikipedia

  • weight thrower — weight thrower, a person who competes in the weight throw …   Useful english dictionary

  • weight — [[t]weɪt[/t]] n. 1) wam the amount or quantity of heaviness or mass; amount a thing weighs 2) phs the force that gravitation exerts upon a body, equal to the mass of the body times the local acceleration of gravity 3) wam a system of units for… …   From formal English to slang

  • weight — See: PULL ONE S WEIGHT, SWING ONE S WEIGHT, THROW ONE S WEIGHT AROUND …   Dictionary of American idioms

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