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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A Y-shaped stick having an elastic strap attached to the prongs, used for flinging small stones.

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  • n. A Y-shaped stick with an elastic band between the arms used for shooting small projectiles.
  • v. To use the gravity of a moving planet to add momentum to a spacecraft.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a plaything consisting of a Y-shaped stick with elastic between the arms; used to propel small stones

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