sling

  1. liquor and water with sugar and lemon or lime juice
  2. bandage to support an injured forearm; consisting of a wide triangular piece of cloth hanging from around the neck
  3. a plaything consisting of a Y-shaped stick with elastic between the arms; used to propel small stones

sling

a wire-rope loop for use in lifting heavy equipment.

sling

[n] - liquor and water with sugar and lemon or lime juice 2. [n] - bandage to support an injured forearm 3. [v] - hurl as if with a sling
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Sling

Flexible equipment constructed from chain, fibre rope or wire rope used to lash or secure loads to lifting devices.
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Sling

Sling noun [ Middle English slinge ; akin to OD. slinge , Dutch slinger , Old High German slinga ; confer Old French eslingue , of German origin. See Sling , transitive verb ] 1. An instrument for throwing stones or other mis...
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Sling

Sling transitive verb [ imperfect Slung , Archaic Slang ; past participle Slung ; present participle & verbal noun Slinging .] [ Anglo-Saxon slingan ; akin to Dutch slingeren , Germa...
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sling

A supporting bandage or suspensory device; especially a loop suspended from the neck and supporting the flexed forearm. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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sling

scarf bandage noun bandage to support an injured forearm; consisting of a wide triangular piece of cloth hanging from around the neck
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sling

(sling) a bandage or suspensory for supporting a part.
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Sling

• (v. t.) To hang so as to swing; as, to sling a pack. • (v. t.) To throw; to hurl; to cast. • (v. t.) A strap attached to a firearm, for suspending it from the shoulder. • (v. t.) To pass a rope round, as a cask, gun, etc., preparatory to attaching a hoisting or lowering tackle. • (v. t.) A kind of hanging bandage put arou...
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sling

implement for propelling missiles, one of the first missile weapons used in warfare. It consisted of a small strap or socket of leather to which two ... [2 related articles]
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sling

A unit of timber. Synonymous with pack
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Sling

A relatively small piece of artillery often of wrought iron long in relation to its bore diameter. A term often applied to breech-loading swivel guns i.e. Those small enough to be mounted on a pivot or swivel placed into a socket in the gunwhale of a ship
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Sling

A sling is a primitive projectile weapon comprising a short piece of leather to each end of which cords are attached. A stone is placed in the pocket formed by the leather, and, gripping both cords, the slinger whirls it. When he lets one cord free the stone is thrown out by the momentum. The sling is frequently referred to in Biblical history, and...
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sling

Type: Term Pronunciation: sling Definitions: 1. A supporting bandage or suspensory device; especially a loop suspended from the neck and supporting the flexed forearm.
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Sling

[firearms] In the context of firearms, a sling is a type of strap or harness designed to allow a shooter to carry a firearm (usually a long gun such as a rifle, carbine, shotgun, or submachine gun) on his/her person and/or aid in greater hit probability with that firearm. Various types of slings offer their own advantages and disadvantages,...
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Sling

A sum of money given as gratuity or bonus generally by an owner to a trainer, jockey or strapper.
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Sling

[climbing equipment] A sling or runner is an item of climbing equipment consisting of a tied or sewn loop of webbing. These can be wrapped around sections of rock, hitched to other pieces of equipment, or tied directly to a tensioned line using a Prusik style knot. They may be used as anchors, to extend an anchor to reduce rope drag, in anc...
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Sling

[implant] In surgery, a sling is an implant that is intended to provide additional support to a particular tissue. It usually consists of a synthetic mesh material in the shape of a narrow ribbon but sometimes a biomaterial (bovine or porcine) or the patients own tissue. The ends are usually attached to a fixed body part such as the skeleto...
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Sling

[furniture] Sling furniture is usually a suspended, free-swinging chair, bed, or hammock that is made of a framework connected to hanging straps or rope. When attached to poles or a frame for carrying, a sling becomes a stretcher, a simple form of litter. ...
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Sling

[weapon] A sling is a projectile weapon typically used to throw a blunt projectile such as a stone, clay or lead `sling-bullet`. It is also known as the shepherd`s sling. A sling has a small cradle or pouch in the middle of two lengths of cord. The sling stone is placed in the pouch. The middle finger or thumb is placed through a loop on th...
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Sling

A sum of money given as gratuity or bonus generally by an owner to a trainer, jockey or strapper.
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sling

is a type of strap or harness designed to allow an operator carry a firearm (usually a long gun such as a rifle, carbine, shotgun, or submachine gun) on his/her person and/or aid in greater hit probability with that firearm.
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sling

A length of Nylon or Dyneema tied into a loop
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Sling

An artificial or natural material inserted, usually around the urethra, to resolve urinary incontinence
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