Meaning of track and field

track' and field'

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a sport performed indoors or outdoors and made up of several events, as running, pole-vaulting, shot-putting, and broad-jumping.


Pronunciation: (trak'un-fēld'), [key]
— adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or participating in the sports of running, pole-vaulting, broad-jumping, etc.: a track-and-field athlete.
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