javelin: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: ( jav'lin, jav'u-), [key]
- a light spear, usually thrown by hand.
- a spearlike shaft about 812 ft. (2.7 m) long and usually made of wood, used in throwing for distance.
- Also calledjave&prim;lin throw&sec;.a competitive field event in which the javelin is thrown for distance.
- to strike or pierce with or as if with a javelin.
- javelin (Thesaurus)