What is throw?

  • (verb): Make on a potter's wheel.
    Example: "She threw a beautiful teapot"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on throw, throws:

Judo Technique - Nage-waza (投げ技): Throwing Techniques - Sutemi-waza (捨身技): Sacrifice Techniques - Ma-sutemi (真捨身技): Rear Sacrifices
... Corner reversal Tawara gaeshi (俵返) Rice bag reversal throw Tomoe nage (巴投) Circle throw Ura nage (裏投) Rear throw ...
Vikas Gowda
... His personal best throw is 66.28 meters which is also Indian national record in discus throw, achieved in April 2012 ... failed to reach the finals after finishing 22nd in the qualifiers, with a throw of 60.69 m ... In 2012 London Olympics, Vikas qualified for the finals, at the fifth place, with a throw of 65.20 m and finished 8th in the finals ...
Events At The 2007 Pan American Games - Athletics
... Long Jump Triple Jump High Jump Pole Vault Shot put Discus throw Javelin throw Hammer throw Decathlon Women's 100 m 200 m 400 m 800 m 1,500 m 5,000 m 10,000 m 110 m hurdles 400 m hurdles 3,000 m ...
Hannes Hopley - Competition Record
... Africa 2000 World Junior Championships Santiago, Chile 1st Discus throw 59.51 m 2003 All-Africa Games Abuja, Nigeria 2nd Discus throw 62.86 m 2004 African Championships Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo 2nd Discus ...
Dainis Kūla - 1980 Summer Olympics
... in Moscow, Kūla cleared the qualification stage easily but fouled on both of his first two throws in the final ... finalists would be allowed the full six attempts, this meant everything hung on his third throw ... Although the third throw flew far, it apparently landed flat and failed to pierce the field, which meant it too should have been ruled illegal ...

More definitions of "throw":

  • (verb): To put into a state or activity hastily, suddenly, or carelessly.
    Example: "Jane threw dinner together"; "throw the car into reverse"
  • (noun): Bedclothes consisting of a lightweight cloth covering (an afghan or bedspread) that is casually thrown over something.
  • (verb): Cause to fall off.
    Example: "The horse threw its unexperienced rider"
  • (noun): A single chance or instance.
    Example: "He couldn't afford $50 a throw"
  • (noun): The maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam.
    Synonyms: stroke, cam stroke
  • (verb): Place or put with great energy.
    Synonyms: thrust
  • (verb): Move violently, energetically, or carelessly.
    Example: "She threw herself forwards"
  • (verb): Convey or communicate; of a smile, a look, a physical gesture.
    Example: "Throw a glance"
    Synonyms: give
  • (noun): The distance that something can be thrown.
    Example: "It is just a stone's throw from here"
  • (verb): Organize or be responsible for.
    Example: "Have, throw, or make a party"
    Synonyms: hold, have, make, give
  • (noun): The act of throwing (propelling something through the air with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist).
    Example: "The catcher made a good throw to second base"
  • (noun): The throwing of an object in order to determine an outcome randomly.
    Example: "He risked his fortune on a throw of the dice"
  • (verb): Cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation.
    Example: "Throw the lever"
    Synonyms: flip, switch
  • (verb): Project through the air.
    Example: "Throw a frisbee"
  • (verb): Throw (a die) out onto a flat surface.
    Example: "Throw a six"
  • (verb): Utter with force; utter vehemently.
    Example: "Throw accusations at someone"
    Synonyms: hurl

Famous quotes containing the word throw:

    Another one o’ them new worlds. No beer, no women, no pool parlors, nothing. Nothing to do but throw rocks at tin cans. And we gotta bring our own tin cans.
    Cyril Hume, and Fred McLeod Wilcox. Cook (Earl Holliman)

    There are many things that we would throw away if we were not afraid that others might pick them up.
    Oscar Wilde (1854–1900)

    If the sky stands still, if the earth quakes, if there is famine, if there is pestilence, at once the cry is raised: Throw the Christians to the lions! So many to one?
    Tertullian (c. 150–230)