sling

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sling

device used in rigging to attach. connect or secure equipment or pieces being rigged.

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
sling (verb)
transitive verb
1.
to cast with a sudden and usually sweeping or swirling motion - slung the sack over my shoulder
2.
to throw with or as if with a sling - slinging punches political campaigners slinging mud
3.
to serve (food) to a customer - had a job slinging hamburgers throw
sling (noun)
1.
a) an instrument for throwing stones that usually consists of a short strap with strings fastened to its ends and is whirled round to discharge its missile by centrifugal force
b) - slingshot
2.
a) a usually looped line (as of strap, chain, or rope) used to hoist, lower, or carry something , especially a hanging bandage suspended from the neck to support an arm or hand
b) a chain or rope attached to a lower yard at the middle and passing around a mast near the masthead to support a yard
c) a chain hooked at the bow and stern of a boat for lowering or hoisting
d) a device (as a rope net) for enclosing material to be hoisted by a tackle or crane
3.
a or hurling of or as if of a missile - slinging
sling (verb)
transitive verb
1.
to place in a sling for hoisting or lowering
2.
to suspend by or as if by a sling
sling (noun)
an alcoholic drink that is served hot or cold and that usually consists of liquor, sugar, lemon juice, and plain or carbonated water - gin sling rum sling
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