thrashing, present participle; thrashes, 3rd person singular present; thrashed, past tense; thrashed, past participle;
Beat (a person or animal) repeatedly and violently with a stick or whip
she thrashed him across the head and shoulders
what he needs is a good thrashing
Hit (something) hard and repeatedly
the wind screeched and the mast thrashed the deck
Make a repeated crashing by or as if by hitting something
the surf thrashed and thundered
Move in a violent and convulsive way
he lay on the ground thrashing around in pain
she thrashed her arms, attempting to swim
Struggle in a wild or desperate way to do something
two months of thrashing around on my own have produced nothing
Defeat (someone) heavily in a contest or match
I thrashed Pete at cards
the Braves were thrashed 8–1 by the Mets
Move with brute determination or violent movements
I wrench the steering wheel back and thrash on up the hill
A violent or noisy movement, typically involving hitting something repeatedly
the thrash of the waves
A style of fast, loud, harsh-sounding rock music, combining elements of punk and heavy metal
A short, fast, loud piece or passage of rock music
a swimming kick used while treading water
give a thrashing to; beat hard
convulse: move or stir about violently; "The feverish patient thrashed around in his bed"
slam dance: dance the slam dance
beat so fast that (the heart's) output starts dropping until (it) does not manage to pump out blood at all
move data into and out of core rather than performing useful computation; "The system is thrashing again!"
In computer science, thrashing is a situation where large amounts of computer resources are used to do a minimal amount of work, with the system in a continual state of resource contention. ...
Thrash metal is an extreme subgenre of heavy metal that is characterized by its fast tempo and aggression. Thrash metal songs typically use fast, percussive and low-register guitar riffs, overlaid with shredding-style lead work. ...
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A beat or blow; the sound of beating; To beat mercilessly; To defeat utterly; To thresh; To move about wildly or violently; to flail; To extensively test a software system, giving a program various inputs and observing the behavior and outputs that result; In computer architecture, to cause ...
(thrashing) action of the verb to thrash; a beating, especially a severe one; excessive paging within virtual storage; slam-dancing
(thrashy) Resembling thrash
(Thrashing) A condition in a virtual storage system where an excessive proportion of CPU time is spent moving data between main and auxiliary storage.
(Thrashing) Clicking helter skelter around an interative computer screen in search of hidden buttons that might trigger actions. (Found in the manual to the CD-ROM game Myst.)
(thrashing) (n.) a phenomenon of virtual memory systems that occurs when the program, by the manner in which it is referencing its data and instructions, regularly causes the next memory locations referenced to be overwritten by recent or current instructions. ...
(thrashing) Accessing data from different parts of memory, causing frequent loads of pages of memory into cache. Using random access on an array might be an example.
(thrashing) Condition in which the combined working set of the programs a time-sharing system is attempting to run simultaneously exceeds the physical memory available, so that the system spends most of its time generating and servicing page faults. First named by Peter Denning. ...
(thrashing) Excessive paging activity causing low processor utilization that occurs when a process's memory allocation is smaller than its working set. This results in poor performance, as the process spends most of its time waiting as pages are transferred between secondary storage and main memory.
(thrashing) an effect seen when a computer runs out of memory; programs spend most of their time moving virtual memory pages to and from disk instead of getting work done.
(thrashing) when a team wins by a big margin
1) To beat on your bike or equipment by slamming it around and riding hard. 2) Sloppy or poor riding skills.
1) v. to cause severe ecological damage to a trail, usually during the wet season. 2) adj. a damaged trail "That trail's really thrashed after last winter."
When you run out of hardware memory, an advanced operating system will free up memory space by moving the contents of some of your memory to disk. When that information is needed again, it is read from disk back into memory. ...
A colloquial term for pushing an engine to its limits
(verb) - to toss, or plunge about; in swimming . the upward and downward movement of the legs, as in the crawl.