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catapult

US [ˈkætəˌpʌlt]
UK [ˈkætəpʌlt]
  • n.弹弓;(旧时的)石弩;弹射器(用以从舰船上弹射飞机升空)
  • v.(被)猛掷
  • Web投石车;投石机;投石器
Plural Form:catapults  Present Participle:catapulting  Past Tense:catapulted  
catapult
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n.
1.
弹弓a stick shaped like a Y with a rubber band attached to it, used by children for shooting stones
2.
(旧时的)石弩,弩炮a weapon used in the past to throw heavy stones
3.
弹射器(用以从舰船上弹射飞机升空)a machine used for sending planes up into the air from a ship
v.
1.
[t][i]
(被)猛掷,猛扔to throw sb/sth or be thrown suddenly and violently through the air
She was catapulted out of the car as it hit the wall.
汽车撞墙时,她被甩出车外。
The movie catapulted him to international stardom.
这部电影使他一跃成为国际明星。

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