Catapult Synonyms

kăt'ə-pŭlt', -po͝olt'

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Synonyms for Catapult

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(Nautical) The boat of the largest size and/or of most importance belonging to a ship of war, and often called the "captain's boat" or "captain's launch".
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To throw (stones, etc.) with a sling
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One who or that which launches. A device that throws something or the person who initiates a launch.
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A medieval siege engine consisting of a large pivoting arm heavily weighted on one end. Considered to be the technological successor to the catapult.
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Alternative spelling of trebuchet.
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The definition of a fling is a wild, short time of pleasure.
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(Military, historical) A military engine acting like a sling, which threw stones from a bag or wooden bucket, and was operated by machinery.
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An ancient and medieval engine of warfare, usually having a design similar to a crossbow, used to hurl heavy projectiles.
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A military engine formerly used for throwing stones and burning objects.
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A late form of medieval crossbow, having a steel prod, or bow.
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An effort to raise something, as a weight, or one's self, or to move something heavy.
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(Ulster) (car) ride
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Alternative form of arbalest.
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(Military) A kind of traces with hooks and rings, used to drag manoeuvre guns where horses cannot be used.
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A Y-shaped piece of wood, metal, etc. with an elastic band or bands attached to the upper tips for shooting stones, etc.
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A distance travelled; displacement; as, the throw of the piston.
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Words Related to Catapult

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A shell fired by such a cannon.
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An instrument or other means of harming or exerting control over another.
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Find another word for catapult. In this page you can discover 22 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for catapult, like: propel, launch, sling, launcher, trebuchet, trebucket, headfirst, mortar, weapon, fling and onager.