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Synonyms for catapult

Synonyms for catapult

a plaything consisting of a Y-shaped stick with elastic between the arms

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a device that launches aircraft from a warship

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an engine that provided medieval artillery used during sieges

shoot forth or launch, as if from a catapult

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hurl as if with a sling

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Quinlin has been Nimitz's ALRE officer since May 2015 and seen the tremendous work it takes to get the ship's catapults ready for the daily grind of deployment.
Catapult Therapy TCR Ltd is a special purpose company set up by CGT Catapult, UCL Business and Imperial Innovations, and managed by CGT Catapult, for the development of the WT1 T cell receptor (TCR) cell therapy discovered through research at University College London (UCL) and Imperial College London.
The New Compound Semiconductor Applications Catapult will be the 11th Catapult centre, with other Catapults existing in: cell therapy, high value manufacturing, offshore renewable energy, satellite application, digital, transport system, future cities, energysystems, precision medicine and medicine technologies.
Over 70 people were in attendance to listen to the presentations from the Catapult team.
The UK could see significant impact from the catapults within the next five years, he adds.
Individual visionaries in aviation saw, early on, how air superiority from the sea could change the course of fortunes for whichever country first perfected the use of aircraft catapults.
As part of a programme of events to keep families entertained during the holidays, a North Tyneside museum invited youngsters to build their own Roman-style catapult yesterday.
The Essex's new catapults were improved hydraulic, not steam catapults.
Team ETHOS, a group of hobbyists from Wright Patterson Air Force Base, uses SolidWorks 3D design solutions to design and simulate their catapult to compete in the Punkin' Chunkin'([R]) competitions.
I share Catapults passion for equality of educational opportunity; I am both enthusiastic and hopeful about our mission to support Catholic school leaders as they strive to respond to the needs of our nations children.
With the advent of catapults, modern aircraft carriers are capable of launching heavier aircraft designed for distant targets--sending those aircraft from the sea where no permission is required for landing or basing rights.
Chris said: Fundamental to the Catapults mission will be the fact that great people make great R&D, something I have seen throughout my career and recently in advising RSAs global clients.
The pilot immediately sensed trouble because the carrier had hydraulic catapults, compared to the more modem steam cats, and they could not be quickly adjusted for differing weights.
Colin Hood, Chairman of ORE Catapult, commented: Hugh is a very welcome addition to the Catapults Board, bringing extensive experience of renewable energy policy and working with industry to drive cost reduction, growth and economic benefit from the renewable energy sector.
Its responsibility on the carrier includes the catapults that launch the aircraft, the arresting gear that recovers the aircraft, the visual landing aids that guide the aircraft back to the ship and the support equipment that is used to handle, service, maintain and test the aircraft and its propulsion and avionics systems.