throws, 3rd person singular present; throwing, present participle; threw, past tense; thrown, past participle;
Propel (something) with force through the air by a movement of the arm and hand
I threw a brick through the window
Push or force (someone or something) violently and suddenly into a particular physical position or state
the pilot and one passenger were thrown clear and survived
the door was thrown open, and a uniformed guard entered the room
Put in place or erect quickly
the stewards had thrown a cordon across the fairway
Move (a part of the body) quickly or suddenly in a particular direction
she threw her head back and laughed
Project or cast (light or shadow) in a particular direction
a chandelier threw its bright light over the walls
Deliver (a punch)
Direct (a particular kind of look or facial expression)
she threw a withering glance at him
Project (one's voice) so that it appears to come from someone or something else, as in ventriloquism
Put on or take off a garment hastily
I threw on my housecoat and went to the door
Move (a switch or lever) so as to operate a device
Obtain (a specified number) by rolling dice
Lose (a race or contest) intentionally, esp. in return for a bribe
Cause to enter suddenly a particular state or condition
he threw all her emotions into turmoil
the bond market was thrown into confusion
Put (someone) in a particular place or state, esp. in a rough, abrupt, or summary fashion
these guys should be thrown in jail
she frowned, thrown by this apparent change of tack
Send (one's opponent) to the ground in wrestling, judo, or similar activity
(of a horse) Unseat (its rider)
(of a horse) Lose (a shoe)
(of an animal) Give birth to (young, of a specified kind)
sometimes a completely black calf is thrown
Form (ceramic ware) on a potter's wheel
further on, a potter was throwing pots
Turn (wood or other material) on a lathe
Twist (silk or other fabrics) into thread or yarn
Have (a fit or tantrum)
Give or hold (a party)
An act of throwing something
Jeter's throw to first base was too late
An act of throwing one's opponent in wrestling, judo, or similar sport
a shoulder throw
A light cover for furniture
The extent of vertical displacement between the two sides of a fault
The action or motion of a slide valve or of a crank, eccentric wheel, or cam
The extent of such motion
The distance moved by the pointer of an instrument
Used to indicate how much a single item, turn, or attempt costs
he was offering to draw on-the-spot portraits at $25 a throw
propel through the air; "throw a frisbee"
the act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist); "the catcher made a good throw to second base"
a single chance or instance; "he couldn't afford $50 a throw"
move violently, energetically, or carelessly; "She threw herself forwards"
shed: get rid of; "he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your clothes"
the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam
In film terminology, throw is the distance of a movie projector from the screen. It is the distance the image is thrown onto the screen, and it has a large effect on screen size. ...
The Coral Sea is a book by Patti Smith, published in 1996.
(Throwing (knitting)) English knitting, also known as right-hand knitting or throwing, is a style of Western knitting where the yarn about to be knit into the fabric is carried in the right hand. This style is prevalent throughout the English-speaking world, though it is by no means universal.
(Throwing(cricket)) In the sport of cricket, throwing, commonly referred to as chucking, is an illegal bowling action which occurs when a bowler straightens their arm when delivering the ball. ...
The flight of a thrown object; as, a fast throw; The act of throwing something; A distance travelled; displacement; as, the throw of the piston; A piece of fabric used to cover a bed, sofa or other soft furnishing; A single instance, occurrence, venture, or chance; To cause an object to move ...
(throwed) Simple past of throw; threw
(Throwed) to be extremely intoxicated. Primarily used in Southern, United States.
(Throwing) To make pottery by hand on the potters wheel. A delicate balance, which defies gravity and centrifugal force as clay is coaxed up by hand from a spinning turntable.
(Throwing) To deliver the ball with a arm that flexes at the elbow at point of delivery, thereby enabling extra spin to be imparted for a slow bowler, or extra pace for a quick bowler. A topic of endless debate.
(throwing) The process of forming clay objects on a potter's wheel.
(18. throwing) Using a wheel to form chunks of clay by applying pressure as the wheel spins
(Throwing) (Ceramics, Pottery) Early term for turning a pot on a wheel.
(Throwing) As seen in his documented adventures on the entirely factual database Mr. T vs everything, a throw from Mr. T is approximately the equivalent of a roundhouse kick delivered by Chuck Norris. Mr. T can throw people helluva far, and often in slow motion.
(Throwing) Elongating certain sections of a panel by hammering. Opposite to Tucking. When making a section rounded along the inner and outer edges that is to be folded along the outer edge, the length of the outer edge must be increased. ...
(Throwing) Giving a record a little push when it starts up so you don't have any lag time while it gets up to speed. CD players do this by featuring instant start. ...
(Throwing) The process of taking raw silk threads and twisting them together to form skeins of silk yarn that will eventually be used for weaving. Different throwing techniques are used to produce warp and weft threads.
(Throwing) The process which links the production of raw silk with weaving. Individual filaments of de-gummed silk are so fine that they become separated if not twisted or thrown. ...
(Throwing) is a weapons skill added during the Ultima Online: Stygian Abyss expansion and is available only to characters that are Gargoyles. It allows players to use a new set of throwing weapons as a ranged attack skill.
(Thrown (Jokes)) What happens to deposed kings? They get throne away.