What is throw?

  • (noun): Bedclothes consisting of a lightweight cloth covering (an afghan or bedspread) that is casually thrown over something.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on throws, throw:

Dainis Kūla - 1980 Summer Olympics
... 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 ...
Judo Technique - Nage-waza (投げ技): Throwing Techniques - Sutemi-waza (捨身技): Sacrifice Techniques - Ma-sutemi (真捨身技): Rear Sacrifices
... gaeshi (俵返) Rice bag reversal throw Tomoe nage (巴投) Circle throw Ura nage (裏投) Rear throw ...
Events At The 2007 Pan American Games - Athletics
... m Relay 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 ...
Hannes Hopley - Competition Record
... Representing South 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 ...
Vikas Gowda
... His personal best throw is 66.28 meters which is also Indian national record in discus throw, achieved in April 2012 ... reach the finals after finishing 22nd in the qualifiers, with a throw of 60.69 m ... for the finals, at the fifth place, with a throw of 65.20 m and finished 8th in the finals ...

More definitions of "throw":

  • (noun): The maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam.
    Synonyms: stroke, cam stroke
  • (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"
  • (verb): Utter with force; utter vehemently.
    Example: "Throw accusations at someone"
    Synonyms: hurl
  • (verb): Organize or be responsible for.
    Example: "Have, throw, or make a party"
    Synonyms: hold, have, make, give
  • (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"
  • (verb): Cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation.
    Example: "Throw the lever"
    Synonyms: flip, switch
  • (verb): Place or put with great energy.
    Synonyms: thrust
  • (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): Throw (a die) out onto a flat surface.
    Example: "Throw a six"
  • (noun): The distance that something can be thrown.
    Example: "It is just a stone's throw from here"
  • (verb): Project through the air.
    Example: "Throw a frisbee"
  • (verb): Make on a potter's wheel.
    Example: "She threw a beautiful teapot"
  • (verb): Move violently, energetically, or carelessly.
    Example: "She threw herself forwards"
  • (verb): To put into a state or activity hastily, suddenly, or carelessly.
    Example: "Jane threw dinner together"; "throw the car into reverse"
  • (verb): Convey or communicate; of a smile, a look, a physical gesture.
    Example: "Throw a glance"
    Synonyms: give

Famous quotes containing the word throw:

    You let me throw the bricks through the front window. You go in at the back and take the swag.
    Ezra Pound (1885–1972)

    Because they did not see merit where they should have seen it, people, to express their regret, will go and leave a lot of money to the very people who will be the first to throw stones at the next person who has anything to say and finds a difficulty in getting a hearing.
    Samuel Butler (1835–1902)

    What is it you want, Mary? What do you want? You want the moon? Just say the word and I’ll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.
    Frances Goodrich (1891–1984)