Recent Examples of slingshot from the Web
A slingshot-style ride called the Ejection Seat malfunctioned and sent a man to the hospital with serious facial injuries.
But against a skilled practitioner of the slingshot, this was akin in the modern world to bringing knives to a gunfight.
The noise of fans filling the space slingshots around the room, amorphous, all-encompassing.
China’s single shiny new aircraft carrier, for one, relies on a ski jump launch instead of the technically superior slingshot action prevalent on America’s 10 carriers.
As security forces shoot rubber bullets, tear-gas canisters and sometimes live rounds at the churning crowds, increasingly restive mobs are responding with lethal slingshots, homemade mortars and Molotov cocktails.
Musk is forging ahead regardless, hoping that demand and excitement for the Model 3 will allow him to slingshot past any lingering questions about Tesla’s business model, and finally prove Tesla’s critics wrong.
Rioters set up street barricades, looted supermarkets and attacked police with slingshots and firebombs.
King beat the Beer City Bruiser, Chris Sabin and Mark Briscoe in the bout that featured King hitting a slingshot corkscrew plancha on Bruiser and Sabin outside the ring.
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