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Boomerang vs. Frisbee

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Boomerangnoun

A flat curved airfoil, that spins about an axis perpendicular to the direction of flight, that was originally used in various parts of the world as hunting weapons or, in returnable types, for sports or training.

Frisbeenoun

(countable) Frisbee an object

Boomerangnoun

A breakdancing move in which the performer walks on his or her hands while keeping the legs raised off the ground.

Frisbeenoun

a sport

Boomerangverb

(intransitive) To return or rebound unexpectedly, especially when the result is undesired; to backfire.

Frisbeenoun

a light plastic disk about 10 inches in diameter; sailed with a flip of the wrist for recreation or competition

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Boomerangverb

(intransitive) To travel in a curved path.

Frisbee

A flying disc (also called a Frisbee or simply a disc) is a gliding toy or sporting item that is generally made of injection-molded plastic and roughly 8 to 10 inches (20 to 25 cm) in diameter with a pronounced lip. It is used recreationally and competitively for throwing and catching, as in flying disc games.

Boomerangnoun

A very singular missile weapon used by the natives of Australia and in some parts of India. It is usually a curved stick of hard wood, from twenty to thirty inches in length, from two to three inches wide, and half or three quarters of an inch thick. When thrown from the hand with a quick rotary motion, it describes very remarkable curves, according to the shape of the instrument and the manner of throwing it, often moving nearly horizontally a long distance, then curving upward to a considerable height, and finally taking a retrograde direction, so as to fall near the place from which it was thrown, or even far in the rear of it.

Boomerangnoun

a curved piece of wood; when properly thrown will return to thrower

Boomerangnoun

a miscalculation that recoils on its maker

Boomerangverb

return to the initial position from where it came; like a boomerang

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Boomerang

A boomerang is a thrown tool, typically constructed as a flat airfoil, that is designed to spin about an axis perpendicular to the direction of its flight. A returning boomerang is designed to return to the thrower.

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