thrust

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  • Info Thrust is a reaction force described quantitatively by Newton's second and third laws. more...
  • I thought of many others who had been thrust aside for some minor difference.
  • However, it would not appear to have been powerful enough to take off under its own thrust.
  • This is a problem if the engine is to provide a large amount of thrust.
  • Richard got up and came around before her, thrusting his hand in his pocket. Cited from Madelon, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • Little side thrusts had come to her from time to time in places where she least expected them. Cited from Four Girls at Chautauqua, by Pansy [AKA: Isabella M. Alden]
  • Paul now begins into the main thrust of his letter.
  • This design allows the fighter to put their whole weight into a thrust.
  • He saw the power of a religion which made itself felt without thrusting itself forward into notice. Cited from Frank Oldfield, by T.P. Wilson
  • Severus then thrust north with his army across the wall into enemy territory.
  • Information technology can be used to support or to shape one or more of these thrusts.
  • She made a motion as if she were thrusting her own self into the background. Cited from The Portion of Labor, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • What does he mean by thrusting himself into our company? Cited from Scenes of Clerical Life, by George Eliot
  • The first has a small rocket motor built into its base to provide additional thrust.
  • By thrusting you from him, your father, my master, has only bound us together for ever. Cited from Legends of the Rhine, by Wilhelm Ruland
  • And, thrusting a piece of iron into his mouth, he forced him out of the room. Cited from Jack Sheppard, by William Harrison Ainsworth
  • Thrusting her hand in her pocket it closed upon her husband's card-case. Cited from The Quest of the Silver Fleece, by W. E. B. Du Bois
  • This was a position he actively sought, though he later claimed it was thrust upon him.
  • Usually, the birds thrust their heads up and down as they utter this call.
  • In art, Saint William is often shown thrusting his arm into a fire.
  • How can the prisoner reach outside, except by thrusting through the wall?
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Meaning of thrust

  • noun Verbal criticism
    he enlivened his editorials with barbed thrusts at politicians
  • verb Push forcefully
    He thrust his chin forward
  • verb Press or force
    Stuff money into an envelope, She thrust the letter into his hand
  • verb Force (molten rock) into pre-existing rock
  • verb Push upward
    The front of the trains that had collided head-on thrust up into the air