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slings, plural;
  1. Suspend or arrange (something), esp. with a strap or straps, so that it hangs loosely in a particular position
    • - a hammock was slung between two trees
  2. Carry (something, esp. a garment) loosely and casually
    • - he had his jacket slung over one shoulder
  3. Throw; fling (often used to express the speaker's casual attitude)
    • - sling a few things into your knapsack
  4. Hurl (a stone or other missile) from a sling or similar weapon

  5. Hoist or transfer (something) with a sling
    • - horse after horse was slung up from the barges
  1. A sweetened drink of liquor, esp. gin, and water

  1. hurl as if with a sling
  2. a highball with liquor and water with sugar and lemon or lime juice
  3. hang loosely or freely; let swing
  4. slingshot: a plaything consisting of a Y-shaped stick with elastic between the arms; used to propel small stones
  5. slingback: a shoe that has a strap that wraps around the heel
  6. a simple weapon consisting of a looped strap in which a projectile is whirled and then released
  7. A sling or runner is an item of climbing equipment consisting of a tied or sewn loop of webbing that can be wrapped around sections of rock, hitched (tied) to other pieces of equipment or tied directly to a tensioned line using a prusik knot; for anchor extension (to reduce rope drag and for ...
  8. In the context of firearms, a 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. ...
  9. 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.
  10. Beast Wars Neo is a 1999 Japanese Transformers television animated series and toy line, and a sequel to Beast Wars II.
  11. A sling is a projectile weapon typically used to throw a blunt projectile such as a stone. It is also known as the shepherd's sling.
  12. An instrument for throwing stones or other missiles, consisting of a short strap with two strings fastened to its ends, or with a string fastened to one end and a light stick to the other; A kind of hanging bandage put around the neck, in which a wounded arm or hand is supported; A loop of ...
  13. (Slings) Made like sangarees with the addition of lemon juice and a twist of lemon peel. Served in an old fashioned glass.
  14. (Slings (or Boat Slings)) Collapsible/portable frames with straps upon which a shell can be placed temporarily.
  15. (Slings) A Sling is a tall cocktail that contains lemon or lime juice and sugar syrup or a sweet liqueur, along with any type of base spirit and fruit juice. The ingredients may be simply added to ice in a Collins glass, or may be shaken and strained into an ice-filled glass. ...
  16. (Slings) A sling of nylon or Spectra/nylon, webbing or cord. Usually carried over one's shoulder - single, doubled or tripled, depending on the length of the sling.
  17. (Slings) Constructed from polyester, nylon, or other very strong materials. Stone is hung from, in order to be raised, moved, or set.
  18. (Slings) Ropes, nets, and any other means for handling general cargoes
  19. (Slings) These are what you put a boat in to work on it, when it is not on the rack.  Never leave a shell sitting on slings without anyone watching it when it is windy!
  20. (Slings) Wire ropes made into forms, with or without fittings, for handling loads and so made as to permit the attachment of an operating rope
  21. (slings) Webbing tied into a loop; typically 4 inches to 4 feet long
  22. Strap fastened to either the bow or the archer's wrist or index finger and thumb, to prevent the bow from falling when shooting with a relaxed bow hand.
  23. A tall drink made with either brandy, whiskey or gin, with lemon juice, sugar and soda water. It is served both hot and cold.
  24. Loop of wire rope used in loading logs too large to be handled by tongs (19).
  25. The sling was a common weapon carried by shepherds to defend the flock however, modern visions of a sling is very different from these original weapons. The stones were generally 2 to 3 inches in diameter and carefully chipped into a perfect sphere. ...