3 dicționare găsite pentru catapult
Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Catapult \Cat"a*pult\, n. [L. catapulta, Gr. ?, prob. from kata` down + ? to shake, hurl.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Mil. Antiq.) An engine somewhat resembling a massive crossbow, used by the ancient Greeks and Romans for throwing stones, arrows, spears, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. A forked stick with elastic band for throwing small stones, etc. [1913 Webster]Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :
catapult n 1: a plaything consisting of a Y-shaped stick with elastic between the arms; used to propel small stones [syn: slingshot, sling] 2: a device that launches aircraft from a warship [syn: launcher] 3: medieval artillery used during sieges; a heavy war engine for hurling large stones and other missiles [syn: arbalest, arbalist, ballista, bricole, mangonel, onager, trebuchet, trebucket] v 1: shoot forth or launch, as if from a catapult; "the enemy catapulted rocks towards the fort" 2: hurl as if with a sling [syn: sling]Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
44 Moby Thesaurus words for "catapult": arbalest, ballista, booster rocket, bowl, cast, chuck, chunk, dart, dash, fire, fling, flip, fork, ground loop, heave, hopoff, hurl, hurtle, jerk, lance, launch, let fly, lob, pass, peg, pelt, pitch, pitchfork, put, put the shot, rotation, serve, shy, sling, slingshot, snap, takeoff, throw, throw stick, throwing-stick, tilt, toss, trebuchet, wommera
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