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Definitions for Slingshot
ˈslɪŋˌʃɒtSling·shot

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. slingshot, sling, catapultnoun

    a plaything consisting of a Y-shaped stick with elastic between the arms; used to propel small stones

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  1. slingshotnoun

    A Y-shaped stick with an elastic band between the arms used for shooting small projectiles.

  2. slingshotverb

    To use the gravity of a moving planet to add momentum to a spacecraft.

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  1. Slingshot

    A slingshot, shanghai, flip, bean shooter, or catapult is a small hand-powered projectile weapon. The term Wrist-Rocket, sometimes used generically to describe any slingshot, is a registered trademark of Saunders Archery. The classic form consists of a Y-shaped frame held in the off hand, with two rubber strips attached to the uprights. The other ends of the strips lead back to a pocket which holds the projectile. The pocket is grasped by the dominant hand and drawn back to the desired extent to provide power for the projectile.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Slingshot in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Slingshot in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Slingshot in a Sentence

  1. Charles de LEUSSE:

    The V for victory has a shape of slingshot. (Le V de la victoire a une forme de lance-pierre.)

  2. Dan Roberts:

    As an instructor for over a decade, I've been around adults that shouldn't be within 10 feet of a slingshot, i have a 10-year-old daughter that's a competitive athlete. It really depends on the kids involved.

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