noun. ['ˈdʒævələn, ˈdʒævəlɪn, ˈdʒævlən, ˈdʒævlɪn'] a spear thrown as a weapon or in competitive field events.
1. Noun, singular or mass Tie them on to the javelin, about 1 inch from the beginning of the sharp end. 2. Adjective This mimics the javelin position perfectly, and the neutral hand position reduces strain on the shoulder joint.
noun. ['ˈdʒævələn, ˈdʒævəlɪn, ˈdʒævlən, ˈdʒævlɪn'] an athletic competition in which a javelin is thrown as far as possible.