catapult
Noun
1. (hand-held) (United Kingdom) 
a. el tirachinas (M) 
2. (mediaeval siege weapon, on aircraft carrier) 
a. la catapulta (F) 
transitive verb
3. (general) 
to be catapulted into the airsalir despedido(a) por los aires
to catapult somebody to stardomlanzar or catapultar a alguien al estrellato
catapult [ˈkætəpʌlt]
noun
1 (Britain) (slingshot) tirador (m); tirachinas (m)
2 (Aer) (Mil) catapulta (f)
transitive verb
1 (Aer) catapultar
2
he was catapulted to fame fue catapultado a la fama
intransitive verb
his record catapulted to number one su disco subió catapultado al número uno
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