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Throw

Meanings and phrases

throw

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist)
  2. a single chance or instance
  3. the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam; stroke; cam stroke
  4. bedclothes consisting of a lightweight cloth covering (an afghan or bedspread) that is casually thrown over something
  5. casting an object in order to determine an outcome randomly

throw

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. propel through the air
  2. move violently, energetically, or carelessly
  3. get rid of; shed; cast; cast off; shake off; throw off; throw away; drop
  4. place or put with great energy; thrust
  5. convey or communicate; of a smile, a look, a physical gesture; give
  6. cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation; flip; switch
  7. put or send forth; project; cast; contrive
  8. cause to be confused emotionally; bewilder; bemuse; discombobulate
  9. utter with force; utter vehemently; hurl
  10. to put into a state or activity hastily, suddenly, or carelessly
  11. organize or be responsible for; hold; have; make; give
  12. be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly; confuse; fox; befuddle; fuddle; bedevil; confound; discombobulate
  13. make on a potter's wheel
  14. cause to fall off
  15. throw (a die) out onto a flat surface

charity throw

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an unhindered basketball shot from the foul line; given to penalize the other team for committing a foul; foul shot; free throw; penalty free throw; charity toss; charity shot

free throw

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an unhindered basketball shot from the foul line; given to penalize the other team for committing a foul; foul shot; penalty free throw; charity toss; charity throw; charity shot
E.g.
  • She scored 1 point which came at the free throw line.
  • His free throw percentage of .816 was also a career high.
  • They shot 12 for 18 from the free throw line and 3 for 20 from 3-point range.

free throw lane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a lane on a basketball court extending from the end line to 15 feet in front of the backboard; players may not enter this lane during a free throw

hammer throw

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an athletic competition in which a heavy metal ball that is attached to a flexible wire is hurled as far as possible
E.g.
  • It is the Paralympic equivalent of the hammer throw.
  • In 1928 he finished fifth in the hammer throw event.
  • He specialised in the hammer throw event during his career.

penalty free throw

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an unhindered basketball shot from the foul line; given to penalize the other team for committing a foul; foul shot; free throw; charity toss; charity throw; charity shot

stone 's throw

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a short distance; step

throw a fit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. get very angry and fly into a rage; flip one's lid; blow up; hit the roof; hit the ceiling; have kittens; have a fit; combust; blow one's stack; fly off the handle; flip one's wig; lose one's temper; blow a fuse; go ballistic

throw away

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. throw or cast away; discard; fling; toss; toss out; toss away; chuck out; cast aside; dispose; throw out; cast out; cast away; put away
  2. get rid of; shed; cast; cast off; shake off; throw; throw off; drop
E.g.
  • It may also be used to throw away excess of liquid or washing buffer.
  • At the time, movie studios would throw away bits and pieces of used film that did not make the cut.
  • Polycrates's, taking Amasis's advice throw away some of his possessions including his most prized, emerald ring.

throw back

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. throw back with a quick, light motion; toss back

throw cold water on

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. be discouraging or negative about; pour cold water on

throw in

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. add as an extra or as a gratuity
  2. give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat; drop out; give up; fall by the wayside; drop by the wayside; throw in the towel; quit; chuck up the sponge
  3. to insert between other elements; interject; come in; interpose; put in; inject

throw in the towel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat; drop out; give up; fall by the wayside; drop by the wayside; throw in; quit; chuck up the sponge

throw off

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. get rid of; shed; cast; cast off; shake off; throw; throw away; drop
  2. get rid of; shake; shake off; escape from
E.g.
  • For example, High-heeled footwear are known to throw off the natural weight balance (this can also affect the lower back).
  • He inherited his nickname "Shakey" from his father Bobby, who would shake his head to throw off opponents as a hockey player in England.
  • In an attempt to throw off the press, Earhart turned over her repaired Lockheed Vega to Balchen who was assumed to be planning an Antarctic flight.

throw out

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. throw or cast away; discard; fling; toss; toss out; toss away; chuck out; cast aside; dispose; cast out; throw away; cast away; put away
  2. force to leave or move out; expel; kick out
  3. bring forward for consideration or acceptance; advance
  4. cease to consider; put out of judicial consideration; dismiss
  5. remove from a position or office; oust; drum out; boot out; kick out; expel

throw out of kilter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. throw into great confusion or disorder; perturb; derange

throw overboard

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. throw from a boat; deep-six
  2. lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime; forfeit; give up; waive; forgo; forego

throw pillow

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a small cushion that is used for decorative purposes

throw rug

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a small rug; several can be used in a room; scatter rug

throw stick

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a curved piece of wood; when properly thrown will return to thrower; boomerang; throwing stick

throw together

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. produce shoddily, without much attention to detail; fudge together
  2. bring into random order; scramble; jumble

throw up

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; vomit; vomit up; purge; cast; sick; cat; be sick; disgorge; regorge; retch; puke; barf; spew; spue; chuck; upchuck; honk; regurgitate

discus throw

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1928 she finished sixth in the discus throw event.
  • He entered two events, the shot put and discus throw.
  • In 1928 she finished fourth in the discus throw event.

javelin throw

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In the javelin throw contest he won the silver medal.
  • After his return, Patel also practiced the javelin throw.
  • David Ottley won a third straight title in the javelin throw.

best throw

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Two days later, Apostolos had a best throw of 64.55m.
  • is Parellis' second best throw in his career.
  • His best throw was 56.32m in 1959.

throw event

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1928 he finished fifth in the hammer throw event.
  • In 1928 she finished sixth in the discus throw event.
  • In 1928 she finished fourth in the discus throw event.

personal best throw

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Her personal best throw is 75.09 meters, achieved in 2017 in Cetniewo.
  • Her personal best throw is 19.42 metres, achieved in July 1992 in Lyon.
  • His personal best throw is 67.08 metres, achieved in Snagov in May 1992.

throw line

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She scored 1 point which came at the free throw line.
  • They shot 12 for 18 from the free throw line and 3 for 20 from 3-point range.
  • Kentucky's next game, against Iowa State, was decided at the free throw line.

free throw line

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She scored 1 point which came at the free throw line.
  • They shot 12 for 18 from the free throw line and 3 for 20 from 3-point range.
  • Kentucky's next game, against Iowa State, was decided at the free throw line.

throw percentage

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • His free throw percentage of .816 was also a career high.
  • He led the NBA in free throw percentage and ranked ninth in three-point shooting.
  • He went on to finish with the highest free throw percentage in the 2013–14 NBA season.
E.g.
  • His free throw percentage of .816 was also a career high.
  • He led the NBA in free throw percentage and ranked ninth in three-point shooting.
  • He went on to finish with the highest free throw percentage in the 2013–14 NBA season.

throw the ball

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The pitcher may, without limit, throw the ball to the runner's base.
  • A baseball pitcher may throw the ball at U =  for a distance of L = .
  • In the field he was able to throw the ball equally well with either arm.

discus throw event

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1928 she finished sixth in the discus throw event.
  • In 1928 she finished fourth in the discus throw event.
  • In 1928 she finished eighth in the qualification of the discus throw event.

javelin throw event

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She competed for East Germany at the 1980 Summer Olympics held in Moscow, Russia where she won the bronze medal in the javelin throw event.
  • Athletics at the 2007 Summer Universiade – Men's javelin throw The men's javelin throw event at the 2007 Summer Universiade was held on 9–11 August.
  • Ute Hommola Ute Hommola (born 20 January 1952 in Weißenborn, Saxony) is a former German athlete who mainly competed in the women's javelin throw event.

not throw

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Their landlord should not throw them out of their space.
  • Despite popular myth, the porcupine does not throw its quills.
  • No penalty was imposed on the house of the man who did not throw stones.
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