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The meaning of Catapult

Catapult – definition


A forked stick with an elastic band fastened to the two prongs, used by children for shooting small stones.

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Hurl or launch (something) with or as if with a catapult.

Usage examples:

The explosion catapulted the car 30 yards along the road

Catapult translation into English

Catapult: translate from English into Chinese

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弹射, 弹弓, 发射机, 投石, 投石器

Catapult: translate from English into Dutch

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Katapult, Kattepult

Catapult: translate from English into French

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Catapulte, Catapulter, Catapultage, Lance-pierre

Catapult: translate from English into German

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Katapult, Katapultieren, Schleuder, Schleudern, Katapultiert werden, Geschleudert werden

Catapult: translate from English into Hindi

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गुलेल, कटपुलट

Catapult: translate from English into Italian

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Catapulta, Fionda

Catapult: translate from English into Korean

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투석기, 쇠뇌, 투석기로 쏘다

Catapult: translate from English into Russian

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Катапульта, Катапультировать, Катапультироваться, Рогатка, Метательная машина, Выбрасывать катапультой, Стрелять из рогатки, Катапультируемое сидение, Метать

Catapult: translate from English into Spanish

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Catapulta, Catapultar, Trabuco, Tirador, Usar catapulta, Tiragomas

Word origin

late 16th century: from French catapulte or Latin catapulta, from Greek katapeltēs, from kata- ‘down’ + pallein ‘hurl’.

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