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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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NOTE TO EDITORS: Throw is a trademark of Throw, Incorporated in the United States.
Now I have four pitches that I throw and feel very confident in throwing any of them in any count.
If the opponents do not play us under-neath or adjust to motion, we will throw this series in almost every game.
In my four seasons in the program, we had a catcher throw the ball into leftfield at least a half dozen times.
First baseman Darin Erstad followed Figgins' at-bat with a groundball single to right, scoring Kennedy, who just beat the right fielder Casey Blake's throw to tie the score.
If you can come into a new season with the ability to throw all of your pitches with good command, you can consider it a major step forward.
And leaned heavily on a changeup he used to throw mostly for show.
Our teaching program takes the putter through each part of the throw via a progression of drills that will help give the thrower a feel of the desired position or action.
MOORPARK - Tai Battle will have plenty of family and friends on hand for support when the Moorpark College freshman competes in the hammer throw, discus and shot put in the State Junior College Track and Field Championships at American River College in Sacramento on Friday and Saturday.
Getting the out at 1st base is the primary objective, only throw to 2nd if you're you sure can get the out.
Her throw of 121 feet, 2 inches was worse than she did two years ago as a sophomore.
Thus, all the players will be throwing in the same direction so that a bad throw won't endanger anyone.