Definition of Slinging

1. Noun. Throwing with a wide motion (as if with a sling).

Generic synonyms: Throw
Derivative terms: Sling



Definition of Slinging

1. Verb. (present participle of sling) ¹

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Definition of Slinging

1. sling [v] - See also: sling

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slinging

slims
slimsier
slimsiest
slimsy
slimy
slinch
sliness
sling
sling one's hook
sling psychrometer
slingback
slingbacks
slinger
slinger ring
slingers
slinging (current term)
slings
slingshoot
slingshooting
slingshoots
slingshot
slingshot effect
slingshots
slingshotted
slingshotten
slingshotting
slink
slinked
slinker
slinkers

Literary usage of Slinging

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Sports and Pastimes of the People of England: Including the Rural and by Joseph Strutt (1876)
"I. slinging of Stones an ancient Art.—II. Known to the Saxons.—III. ... The art of slinging of stones was well known and practised at a very early period in ..."

2. The Mechanical Engineering of Steam Power Plants by Frederic Remsen Hutton (1908)
"The Flinging or slinging Stress in the Connect ing-rod. It is evident from the foregoing that the longer the crank with a given rotative speed, ..."

3. The Mechanical Engineering of Steam Power Plants by Frederick Remsen Hutton (1908)
"The Flinging or slinging Stress in the Connecting-rod. It ¡a evident from the foregoing that the longer the crank with a given rotative speed, ..."

4. A Popular Account of the Ancient Egyptians by John Gardner Wilkinson (1854)
"Mode of slinging the drum behind them, when on a march, the rear, and sometimes immediately When a body of troops marched to the beat of ..."

5. Gymnastics for Youth, Or, A Practical Guide to Healthful and Amusing by Johann Christoph Friedrich Guts Muths, Christian Gotthilf Salzmann (1803)
"slinging requires extraordinary caution, I cannot recommend its practice to young persons in companies; but it must be so contrived, that one slinger ..."

6. The Principles and Practice of Bandaging by Gwilym George Davis (1911)
"This is a convenient mode of slinging the breast in nursing women or other cases ... HANDKERCHIEFS FOR slinging THE ARM The Brachio-cervical Cravat (Fig. ..."

7. Gymnastics for Youth: Or A Practical Guide to Healthful and Amusing by Christian Gotthilf Salzmann (1800)
"slinging requires extraordinary caution. I cannot recommend it's practice to young ... slinging."

8. The Principles and Practice of Bandaging by Gwilym George Davis (1911)
"This is a convenient mode of slinging the breast in nursing women or other cases ... HANDKERCHIEFS FOR slinging THE ARM The Brachio-cervical Cravat (Fig. ..."

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