Sling

Sling

[sling]
The word sling may refer to:

  • Sling (weapon), a device used to hurl projectiles
  • Sling (climbing equipment) is an item of climbing equipment consisting of a sewn loop of webbing that can be wrapped around sections of rock or tied to other pieces of equipment.
  • Sling (furniture)
  • Ski jumping sling is an item of sports training equipment.
  • Sling (cocktail), an archaic American term for a drink composed of spirit and water, sweetened and flavored.
    • Singapore Sling is a cocktail that was invented by Mr. Ngiam Tong Boon for the Raffles Hotel in Singapore.
  • Slingbox, which streams media via internet

In medicine

In clothing

  • Slingback shoes
  • Baby sling, a piece of fabric tied to carry a child or infant.
  • Sling (firearms), a strap harness attached to a long gun such as a rifle or a shotgun, designed to support the firearm in some intended position on the operator's body.

In heavy equipment supports a weight by contacting 2 or more points using cable,chains or rope to a single point of lift to evenly distribute weight

In geography / places

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