throwing board


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Noun1.throwing board - a device resembling a sling that is used in various primitive societies to propel a dart or spearthrowing board - a device resembling a sling that is used in various primitive societies to propel a dart or spear
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
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The atlatl utilizes two pieces of equipment: the dart and the throwing board.
The throwing board functions as a lever that doubles the length of the thrower's arm, resulting in about 200 times the power and six times the throwing distance than if throwing a dart with their arm alone.