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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Other sports
discusdis‧cus /ˈdɪskəs/ noun [countable]  1 DSOa heavy flat circular object which is thrown as far as possible as a sport2 the discus
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discusOn duty she strode about looking as if she could not wait to get off duty and chuck a discus.Acrisius was there on a visit to the King, and the discus struck him.Garrett gave the picture to a friend and asked if the friend could make a replica of the discus.There was no rivalry between them when they tried which could throw the discus farthest; they were only playing a game.She later took the discus with 39.72 metres.
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