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throw

1. an act or result of throwing dice
2. 
a. the eccentricity of a cam
b. the radial distance between the central axis of a crankshaft and the axis of a crankpin forming part of the shaft
3. a sheet of fabric used for draping over an easel or unfinished painting, etc., to keep the dust off
4. Geology the vertical displacement of rock strata at a fault
5. Physics the deflection of a measuring instrument as a result of a sudden fluctuation

throw

[thrō]
(engineering)
The scattering of fragments in a blasting operation.
(geology)
The vertical component of dip separation on a fault, or generally the amount of vertical displacement on any fault.
(mechanical engineering)
The maximum diameter of the circle moved by a rotary part.
(computer science)

throw

1. The horizontal or vertical axial distance an airstream travels after leaving an air outlet to the point where the airstream velocity is reduced to a specific value; also called blow.
2. The effective distance between a lighting fixture and the area being lighted.
3. The maximum distance that a bolt projects when it is fully extended.
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Cheng came in second place at the Diamond League event in Shanghai in May with a throw of 87.12 meters, which qualified him to take part in the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.
The Throw Ball Championship is part of the ongoing Ramazan Floodlight Games being played under the aegis of the Directorate of Sports Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Throw Nation will create customized experiences for groups, including corporate team-building events, parties, family gatherings and date nights.
Specifically, HSEBT reaches that represent joint movements associated with the different phases of the overhead handball throw, cocking, acceleration and follow-through, were selected.
On the back side of the throw pillow, secure one end of the cheesecloth strip and start wrapping the fabric around the throw pillow.
There's a lot of different players who can throw long, from the short, explosive type like Roberto Carlos to tall players, to normal players with flexible arms."
1 ( ANI ): Baseball players, who bat left-handed, but throw with their right hand are more likely to have a successful career, than players who bat and throw left-handed, finds a recent study.
This multi-coloured striped throw comes from John Lewis.
In this article we will treat the perfect throw to the basket in which the player attempts to execute a distance throw, outside the half-circle of 6.75 meters, so that the ball penetrates the basket without touching the ring.
With some retailers, shoppers looking for lighter coverings are skipping past the blankets and going directly to the throw section.
Terry struck out Felipe Alou, which meant that he did throw Golden Pitches to the next batter, Chuck Hiller, since a double play at that point would have produced a World Series victory for the Yankees.