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Projectile Weapons

Armas de proyectil

Armas de proyectil
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n. crossbow

Translation: ballesta

Definition of crossbow in English

Projectile weapon that is used to shoot bolts, comprised of a bow mounted horizontally on a frame that mechanically tenses and releases the bowstring.

Definition of crossbow in Spanish

Arma de proyección que sirve para disparar virotes, compuesta por un arco montado horizontalmente sobre una estructura que tensa y libera la cuerda mecánicamente.

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n. bow

Translation: arco

Definition of bow in English

Projectile weapon that is used to shoot arrows, comprised of a flexible arc bent into a curve by a taut string.

Definition of bow in Spanish

Arma de proyección que sirve para disparar flechas, compuesta por una pieza alargada y flexible cuyos extremos se unen con una cuerda tensa.

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n. sling

Translation: honda

Definition of sling in English

Projectile weapon consisting of a short strap with long strings tied at either end, used to throw projectiles by swinging it with force and releasing one of the strings.

Definition of sling in Spanish

Arma de proyección que consiste en una cuerda larga donde se coloca un proyectil que se lanza girándola con fuerza y soltando uno de sus cabos.

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n. slingshot

Translation: tirachinas

Definition of slingshot in English

Y-shaped projectile weapon, at whose ends an elastic band is tied and pulled in order to shoot small objects, such as stones.

Definition of slingshot in Spanish

Arma de proyección con forma de Y, a cuyos extremos superiores se ata una goma que se tensa para lanzar objetos pequeños, como piedras.

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n. blowgun

Translation: cerbatana

Definition of blowgun in English

Projectile weapon in the shape of a narrow tube with which small projectiles, such as darts, are shot from one end by breathing forcefully through the other.

Definition of blowgun in Spanish

Arma de proyección con forma de tubo en la que se introducen pequeños proyectiles, como dardos, que se disparan soplando con fuerza por un extremo.

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n. dart

Translation: dardo

Definition of dart in English

Small projectile with a sharpened point or magnet at one end and a flight stabiliser at the other, typically launched by hand or with a blowpipe.

Definition of dart in Spanish

Arma arrojadiza de pequeño tamaño con una punta o imán en un extremo y un estabilizador de trayectoria en el otro, que suele lanzarse con la mano o con una cerbatana.

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n. arrow

Translation: flecha

Definition of arrow in English

Projectile weapon that is larger than a dart, with a sharpened point at one end and a flight stabiliser at the other, usually shot from a bow.

Definition of arrow in Spanish

Arma arrojadiza de mayor tamaño que el dardo, con una punta en un extremo y un estabilizador de trayectoria en el otro, que suele dispararse con un arco.

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n. bolt

Translation: virote

Definition of bolt in English

Arrow, typically short, that is shot from a crossbow.

Definition of bolt in Spanish

Flecha, generalmente corta, que se lanza con una ballesta.

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n. quiver

Translation: carcaj

Definition of quiver in English

Portable container that is used to hold and carry arrows.

Definition of quiver in Spanish

Estuche portátil utilizado para guardar y transportar flechas.