What is boomerang?

  • (noun): A curved piece of wood; when properly thrown will return to thrower.
    Synonyms: throwing stick, throw stick
    See also — Additional definitions below


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

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Boomerang (programming Language)
... Boomerang is a programming language for writing lenses—well-behaved bidirectional transformations —that operate on ad-hoc, textual data formats ... Boomerang grew out of the Harmony generic data synchronizer ...
Tourist Attractions in Or Near Chiang Rai Town
... Boomerang Adventure Park is 3 km NW of downtown ... Shaped like a boomerang, the park has soaring limestone cliffs along its north side ... A ten minute stroll to the river from Boomerang Park is 'Lion Hill' which hosts a Buddha Cave and a natural cavern where hikers can walk in the south side, and out the north side of the scenic hill which parallels ...
Boomerang (countermeasure) - Operation
... The Boomerang unit attaches on a mast to the rear of a vehicle and uses an array of seven small microphone sensors ... Boomerang then uses sophisticated algorithms to compute the direction a bullet is coming from, distance above the ground and range to the shooter in less than one second ... Boomerang works in extreme weather, in open field and in urban environments, whether static or moving ...
Cartoon Network (Southeast Asia) - Programming - Former Blocks - Boomerang
... A separate TV channel, known as the "Boomerang SeAsia Feed", was available in the Asia-Pacific region from September 2005 until December 2012 ...
Boomerang - Related Terms
... They are typically much larger than boomerangs, and can travel very long distances due to their size and hook shapes, they can cripple or kill an animal or human opponent ... an English corruption of a word meaning boomerang taken from one of the Western Desert languages, for example, the Warlpiri word karli ...

More definitions of "boomerang":

  • (verb): Return to the initial position from where it came; like a boomerang.
  • (noun): A miscalculation that recoils on its maker.
    Synonyms: backfire