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Boomerang

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

(1915),

a comedy by Winchell Smith and Victor Mapes. [Belasco Theatre, 522 perf.] When Budd Woodbridge (Wallace Eddinger) comes to Dr. Gerald Sumner (Arthur Byron) for treatment of...

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boomerang

G. A. Wilkes.

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

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Boomerang experiment

Andrew Liddle and Jon Loveday.

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

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Boomerang Throwing

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...

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Boomerang experiment

Overview page. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

The Boomerang experiment, a rather contrived acronym standing for Balloon Observations Of Millimetric Extragalactic Radiation And Geophysics, was the most important of the second-generation...

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Maths circus: boomerangs

Steve Humble, Derel Briarley, Christina Mappouridou, Gavin Duncan, David Turner and Jodi Handley.

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...

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Boomerang

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

(1915),

a comedy by Winchell Smith and Victor Mapes. [Belasco Theatre, 522 perf.] When Budd Woodbridge (Wallace Eddinger) comes to Dr. Gerald Sumner (Arthur Byron) for treatment of...

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boomerang

Overview page. Subjects: Art — Archaeology.

A curved flat piece of wood that can be thrown so as to return to the thrower, traditionally used by Australian Aboriginals as a hunting weapon.

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Boomerang

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1887–92)

was a radical Brisbane weekly founded by William Lane and Alfred Walker; after Lane's departure at the end of 1890 it was edited by Gresley Lukin. Two notable staff ...

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Boomerang

Edited by Susie Dent.

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

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boomerang

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,

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