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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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Lean forward and point your shotgun toward one of the throwers, then signal for the thrower to toss a dummy.
And, of course, I have the opportunity of training with at least 10 international throwers at any given time.
The poles are great for the thrower who has some control but is not ready for pinpoint placement.
89m to win silver behind Scottish junior champion Mark Dry and beat a strong field of Croat and Hungarian throwers.
The men's team is led by Matt Hanley, who will compete in the shot put, discus and hammer throw, SoCal javelin winner Nick Bawden, two-event qualifier Eki Faagi, and hammer throwers Tom Jester and Robert Hogan.
Besides clay targets, Glen's Army Navy Store also inventories the throwers shooters need to use them.
To be honest, they were things my coach George Loney had already noticed but because the comments came from one of the greatest throwers ever it reinforced my determination to do something about it.
Once the track is firm and smooth, it is now ready for the game Shiners and Throwers.
Among our 24 hammer throwers are several bright young stars, including 18year-old Peter Cranfield who won last year's England schools championships.
Electric snow throwers from Snow Joe([R] )offer a safe, easy-to-use option for tackling the unpredictability of winter conditions, whether it's a moderate dusting or a full-on blizzard.
The brand new Husqvarna 100-, 200- and 300-series snow throwers consist of nine models that transform the marketplace through technological innovations, ergonomic advancements and a wide range of features designed to take product performance and customer satisfaction to new levels.
Before the reconfiguration of Hayward Field, Oregon assistant coach Lance Deal, the reigning American record-holder in the hammer, consulted several top throwers.