CATAPULT

catapult

1. [Noun]: a device that launches aircraft from a warship

2. [Noun]: medieval artillery used during sieges; a heavy war engine for hurling large stones and other missiles

3. [Noun]: a plaything consisting of a Y-shaped stick with elastic between the arms; used to propel small stones

4. [Verb]: hurl as if with a sling

5. [Verb]: shoot forth or launch, as if from a catapult; "the enemy catapulted rocks towards the fort"


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