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Definition 1: a miscalculation that recoils on its maker - [noun denoting act]

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(boomerang is a kind of ...) a mistake in calculating

Definition 2: a curved piece of wood; when properly thrown will return to thrower - [noun denoting artifact]

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(boomerang is a kind of ...) a weapon that is forcibly thrown or projected at a targets but is not self-propelled

(... is a kind of boomerang ) an Australian boomerang; one side flat and the other convex

(boomerang belongs to a domain located in ...) a nation occupying the whole of the Australian continent; Aboriginal tribes are thought to have migrated from southeastern Asia 20,000 years ago; first Europeans were British convicts sent there as a penal colony

Definition 3: return to the initial position from where it came; like a boomerang - [verb of motion]

(boomerang is a kind of ...) go or come back to place, condition, or activity where one has been before

"return to your native land" "the professor returned to his teaching position after serving as Dean"

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