The word sling may refer to:

  • Apache Sling, a Java web framework
  • Hawaiian sling, a device used in spearfishing
  • Sex swing, also known as a "sling"
  • Singapore Sling, a cocktail that was invented by Mr. Ngiam Tong Boon for the Raffles Hotel in Singapore
  • Ski jumping sling, an item of sports training equipment
  • Sling (climbing equipment), 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)
  • Sling (Transformers), a fictional character
  • Sling (weapon), a device used to hurl projectiles
  • Slingbox, a device that streams media via internet

In medicine:

  • A bandage to support an injured arm, consisting of a wide triangular piece of cloth hanging around the neck
  • Chin sling, a surgical implant.

In clothing:

  • Baby sling, a piece of fabric tied to carry a child or infant
  • Sling bikini, a type of bikini
  • 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
  • Slingback, a type of woman's shoe

In geography:

  • Sling, Gloucestershire, a small village in the Forest of Dean

Other articles related to "sling, slings":

Ching Sling
... The Ching sling is a tactical rifle sling created by Eric S ... The purpose of the sling is to stabilize the rifle as a shooting aid with a minimal amount of adjustment ...
Ching Sling - Operation
... Like the CW Sling, the Ching sling uses three sling sockets ... Unlike the CW Sling, the Ching sling consists of a main strap, which is attached to the forearm and buttstock sockets like a normal carry sling, and a short strap ... A clockwise half twist in the sling at the fore-end socket allows the strap to lay flat against the arm when shooting ...
Sling, Gloucestershire - History
... The hamlet of Sling derives its name from a local iron ore mine ... Jackson, a Birmingham ironmaster, sank "Old Sling" ore mine below old workings at Clearwell Meend ... A factory for repairing boilers was founded at Sling in 1942, and was still operating in the late 1960s when it also made machine tools and employed around 150 people ...
Ching Sling - History
... In the early 1980s the "Speed Slings" specified by Jeff Cooper on his scout rifle were derived from the Bisley Two-Point System which was dubbed "CW Sling" after his friend Carlos Widmann of Guatemala ... that he could improve the idea of the "Speed Sling" and he came up with a new design which was far more improved than the "CW Sling" ... The sling was found to be superior and quickly adopted and named "Ching Sling" by the Jeff Cooper and the name stuck ...
Commando Mortar
... with measurements, with the intent that the mortarman step on a marked point of the sling and pull the sling taut, at which point the mortar will be angled so as to fire to ...

Famous quotes containing the word sling:

    Then he took his staff in his hand, and chose five smooth stones from the wadi, and put them in his shepherd s bag, in the pouch; his sling was in his hand, and he drew near to the Philistine.
    Bible: Hebrew, 1 Samuel 17:40.