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sling·shot

 (slĭng′shŏt′)
n.
A Y-shaped stick or frame having an elastic strap attached to the prongs, used for flinging small projectiles.

slingshot

(ˈslɪŋˌʃɒt)
n
1. (Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) US and Canadian a Y-shaped implement with a loop of elastic fastened to the ends of the two prongs, used mainly by children for shooting small stones, etc. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): catapult
2. another name for sling11

sling•shot

(ˈslɪŋˌʃɒt)

n.
a Y-shaped stick with an elastic strip between the prongs for shooting small missiles.
[1840–50, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.slingshot - a plaything consisting of a Y-shaped stick with elastic between the armsslingshot - a plaything consisting of a Y-shaped stick with elastic between the arms; used to propel small stones
plaything, toy - an artifact designed to be played with
Translations
prak
katapult
ĵetpafiloŝtonĵetileto
ritsa
teygjubyssa
baladeiraestilingue
frača
slangbella

slingshot

[ˈslɪŋʃɒt] N
1. (= weapon) → honda f; (= shot) → hondazo m
2. (US) (= catapult) → tirador m, tirachinas m inv

slingshot

[ˈslɪŋʃɒt] n (US)fronde f, lance-pierre m

sling

(sliŋ) noun
1. a type of bandage hanging from the neck or shoulders to support an injured arm. He had his broken arm in a sling.
2. a band of cloth etc worn over the shoulder for supporting a rifle etc on the back.
3. a looped arrangement of ropes, chains etc for supporting, hoisting, carrying and lowering heavy objects.
verbpast tense, past participle slung (slaŋ)
1. to throw violently. The boy slung a stone at the dog.
2. to support, hang or swing by means of a strap, sling etc. He had a camera and binoculars slung round his neck.
ˈslingshot noun
(American) a catapult.
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