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discus

Pronunciation: /ˈdɪskəs/

Translation of discus in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -cuses)

  • 1.1 (object) disco (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • As far as performance goes, athletes are throwing the discus more than two times farther than the Greeks did, but records aren't falling as steadily as they used to.
    • Now allegedly just as the discus left the athlete's hand, a sort of gale arose and blew it many more metres than was expected.
    • Their goal was to empower them to run faster, jump higher, throw the discus and javelin farther, lift heavier weights, and excel in all power events.
    1.2 (event) the discus el lanzamiento de disco

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