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  1. catapult

    • IPA[ˈkadəpəlt]

    美式

    • n.
      a forked stick with an elastic band fastened to the two prongs, used by children for shooting small stones; a slingshot.;a military machine worked by a lever and ropes for hurling large stones or other missiles.
    • v.
      hurl or launch (something) in a specified direction with or as if with a catapult;move suddenly or at great speed as though hurled by a catapult
    • verb: catapult, 3rd person present: catapults, gerund or present participle: catapulting, past tense: catapulted, past participle: catapulted

    • noun: catapult, plural noun: catapults

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. a forked stick with an elastic band fastened to the two prongs, used by children for shooting small stones; a slingshot.
    • a military machine worked by a lever and ropes for hurling large stones or other missiles.
    • a mechanical device for launching a glider or other aircraft, especially from the deck of a ship.

    動詞

    • 1. hurl or launch (something) in a specified direction with or as if with a catapult the explosion catapulted the car 30 yards along the road their music catapulted them to the top of the charts
    • move suddenly or at great speed as though hurled by a catapult the horse catapulted away from the fence