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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Medieval artillery used during sieges; A device that launches aircraft from a warship; A plaything consisting of a Y-shaped stick with elastic between the arms v. - Hurl as if with a sling; Shoot forth or launch.

Usage examples (20)
  • "Now, why do I think that's not what we mean by the term catapult?"
  • Seven pointers to help you catapult from the slush pile
  • The catapult was the howitzer, or mortar, of its day and could throw
  • The only thing a player needs to operate the catapult is their finger. for more
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