An instrument for throwing stones or other missiles, consisting of a short strap with two strings fastened to its ends, or with a string fastened to one end and a light stick to the other. The missile being lodged in a hole in the strap, the ends of the string are taken in the hand, and the whole whirled rapidly round until, by loosing one end, the missile is let fly with centrifugal force.
The act or motion of hurling as with a sling; a throw; figuratively, a stroke.
To throw with a sling.
To throw; to hurl; to cast.
a bad takeoff from the kicker that sets a very fast rotation. Slings usually happen when jumpers throw their arms and shoulders back too quickly
hurl as if with a sling
a device that is used to throw a rock or other projectile with considerable mechanical advantage
a home-made weapon consisting of two lengths of heavy-duty cord each attached securely at one end to a leather patch that serves as a pocket to cradle the rock
a missile weapon
a projectile weapon typically used to throw a blunt missiles such as a stone or bullet
a weapon often used for hunting, although it can easily be modified for combat
A poor takeoff caused by over-rotation.
An illegal stroke in which the shuttle is not hit, but caught and held on the racket before being released; also called a "carry" or "throw".
A throwing weapon consisting of a strap of leather or fabric at the centre of which is a pouch for holding projectiles.
A bad takeoff from the kicker when the jumper over-rotates.
A sling is a projectile weapon typically used to throw a blunt missile such as a stone. It is also known as the shepherd's sling. The sling is not to be confused with the slingshot, which works on completely different principles.