in Stunned Mullets & Two-pot Screamers: A Dictionary of Australian Colloquialisms
January 2008; p ublished online January 2014 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 78 words.
To move like a boomerang; to recoil 1901 Henry Lawson ‘The Mystery of Dave Regan’ Prose i 327: He said
in The Oxford Companion to Cosmology
January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 706 words.
The Boomerang experiment, a rather contrived acronym standing for Balloon Observations Of Millimetric Extragalactic Radiation And Geophysics, was the most
in Berkshire Encyclopedia of World Sport
January 2013; p ublished online August 2016 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 881 words.
Boomerang throwing is a sport in which participants throw curved sticks that return to the thrower. Although usually associated with Australian Aboriginal culture, boomerangs...
in Teaching Mathematics and its Applications: An International Journal of the IMA
September 2006; p ublished online September 2006 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Mathematics; Education. 0 words.
This paper presents an example of boomerang motion in mathematical terms available to students studying A-level mathematics. The theory developed in the paper postulates possible...
in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable
January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 50 words.
A curved wooden missile developed by the Australian Aborigines, varying from 2ft (60cm) to 2ft 9in (84cm) in length. When
in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary
January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 81 words.
• bang, Battambang, bhang, clang, Da Nang, dang, fang, gang, hang, harangue, kiang, Kuomintang, Kweiyang, Laing, Luang Prabang, meringue,