Definition of Track and field

1. Noun. Participating in athletic sports performed on a running track or on the field associated with it.

Specialized synonyms: Running, Track, Jumping
Generic synonyms: Athletics, Sport
Group relationships: Meet, Sports Meeting

Definition of Track and field

1. Noun. (Chiefly American English) a group of athletic sports, consisting mainly of various kinds of running, jumping and throwing, that take place on a track and the enclosed field ¹

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Medical Definition of Track and field

1. Sports performed on a track, field, or arena and including running events and other competitions, such as the pole vault, shot put, etc. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Track And Field

tracing (cephalometric)
tracing paper
tracing routine
track-to-track seek time
track and field (current term)
track bike
track bikes
track cycling
track cyclist
track cyclists
track down
track event
track lighting
track marks
track meet
track pants
track record
track spike
track stand

Literary usage of Track and field

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An American at Oxford by John Corbin (1902)
"IV track and field ATHLETICS IN track and field athletics, the pleasantness and informality of English methods of training reach a climax. ..."

2. Proceedings of the ... Annual Convention by National Collegiate Athletic Association (1909)
"Your committee would recommend that there be a permanent committee of three appointed on track and field athletics whose duty should be: First, ..."

3. Games & Dances: A Selected Collection of Games, Song-games and Dances by William Albin Stecher (1912)
"Most forms of track and field work can be used for playground activities. The size and surface of the ground, as well as the age and sex of the players, ..."

4. The Tribune Almanac and Political Register by Horace Greeley (1914)
"The United States showed that Uncle Sam's athletes are th* In tne world In nearly every event on the track and field programme. ..."

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