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catapult

zelfstandig naamwoord

1 catapult

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

synoniemen: sling, slingshot.

Nederlands: katapult, slinger
Pools: proca



2 catapult

A device that launches aircraft from a warship.

synoniem: launcher.

Nederlands: katapult
Pools: wyrzutnia

3 catapult

An engine that provided medieval artillery used during sieges; a heavy war engine for hurling large stones and other missiles.

synoniemen: arbalest, arbalist, ballista, bricole, mangonel, onager, trebuchet, trebucket.

Roget 727: arm, arms; weapon, deadly weapon; armament, armaments, armature; panoply, stand of arms; armor etc. (defense) 717; armory ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: slingerarm, slingerblijde
Pools: katapulta

werkwoord

1 catapult

Shoot forth or launch, as if from a catapult.

2 catapult

Hurl as if with a sling.

synoniem: sling.


Moby betekeniswoordenboek: arbalest, ballista, booster rocket, bowl, cast, chuck, chunk, dart, dash, fire, fling, flip, fork, ground loop, heave, hopoff, hurl, hurtle, jerk, lance ... meer laten zien.

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