คำนิยามในภาษาอังกฤษ (definition) :
[n.] Pain; especially, pain of travail; throe.
[n.] Time; while; space of time; moment; trice.
[v. t.] To fling, cast, or hurl with a certain whirling motion of the arm, to throw a ball; -- distinguished from to toss, or to bowl.
[v. t.] To fling or cast in any manner; to drive to a distance from the hand or from an engine; to propel; to send; as, to throw stones or dust with the hand; a cannon throws a ball; a fire engine throws a stream of water to extinguish flames.
[v. t.] To drive by violence; as, a vessel or sailors may be thrown upon a rock.
[v. t.] To cause to take a strategic position; as, he threw a detachment of his army across the river.
[v. t.] To overturn; to prostrate in wrestling; as, a man throws his antagonist.
[v. t.] To cast, as dice; to venture at dice.
[v. t.] To put on hastily; to spread carelessly.
[v. t.] To divest or strip one's self of; to put off.
[v. t.] To form or shape roughly on a throwing engine, or potter's wheel, as earthen vessels.
[v. t.] To give forcible utterance to; to cast; to vent.
[v. t.] To bring forth; to produce, as young; to bear; -- said especially of rabbits.
[v. t.] To twist two or more filaments of, as silk, so as to form one thread; to twist together, as singles, in a direction contrary to the twist of the singles themselves; -- sometimes applied to the whole class of operations by which silk is prepared for the weaver.
[v. i.] To perform the act of throwing or casting; to cast; specifically, to cast dice.
[n.] The act of hurling or flinging; a driving or propelling from the hand or an engine; a cast.
[n.] A stroke; a blow.
[n.] The distance which a missile is, or may be, thrown; as, a stone's throw.
[n.] A cast of dice; the manner in which dice fall when cast; as, a good throw.
[n.] An effort; a violent sally.
[n.] The extreme movement given to a sliding or vibrating reciprocating piece by a cam, crank, eccentric, or the like; travel; stroke; as, the throw of a slide valve. Also, frequently, the length of the radius of a crank, or the eccentricity of an eccentric; as, the throw of the crank of a steam engine is equal to half the stroke of the piston.
[n.] A potter's wheel or table; a jigger. See 2d Jigger, 2 (a).
[n.] A turner's lathe; a throwe.
[n.] The amount of vertical displacement produced by a fault; -- according to the direction it is designated as an upthrow, or a downthrow.