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The meaning of Catapults

Catapults – definition


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

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Last year a man lost the sight in his left eye after he answered a knock at his door and was hit by…

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

Usage examples:

The explosion catapulted the car 30 yards along the road

To become famous or important very suddenly, in the process moving beyond others who had been more famous or important

Usage examples:

The album of hit songs catapulted her almost overnight into national stardom.

Catapults translation into English

Catapults: translate from English into Chinese

Translate catapults into Chinese (Simplified)}
弹射器, 弹射, 弹弓, 发射机, 投石, 投石器

Catapults: translate from English into Dutch

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Katapulten, Katapult, Kattepult

Catapults: translate from English into French

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Catapultes, Catapulte, Catapulter, Catapultage, Lance-pierre

Catapults: translate from English into German

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

Catapults: translate from English into Hindi

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कैटापोल्ट्स, कटपुलट

Catapults: translate from English into Italian

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Catapulte, Catapulta, Fionda

Catapults: translate from English into Korean

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투석기, 쇠뇌, 투석기로 쏘다

Catapults: translate from English into Russian

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

Catapults: translate from English into Spanish

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Catapultas, 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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