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The form or direction in which a thing is cast
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  1. The form or direction in which a thing is cast
  2. Something formed by this means or in a mold or matrix:
  3. Sort; type:
A strip of material such as gauze used to protect, immobilize, compress, or support a wound or injured body part.
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  1. A strip of material such as gauze used to protect, immobilize, compress, or support a wound or injured body part.
A machine for compressing cotton bales
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  1. A machine for compressing cotton bales
  2. (Medicine) A soft pad of gauze or other material applied with pressure to a part of the body to control hemorrhage or to supply heat, cold, moisture, or medication to alleviate pain or reduce infection.
  3. A machine for compressing material.
Any of several similar devices, such as one that shoots life lines across a stretch of water.
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  1. Any of several similar devices, such as one that shoots life lines across a stretch of water.
  2. A machine in which materials are ground and blended or crushed.
  3. A mixture of cement or lime with sand and water, used between bricks or stones to bind them together in building, or as plaster
A Y-shaped stick having an elastic strap attached to the prongs, used for flinging small stones.
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  1. A Y-shaped stick having an elastic strap attached to the prongs, used for flinging small stones.
  2. A Y-shaped piece of wood, metal, etc. with an elastic band or bands attached to the upper tips for shooting stones, etc.
To throw something with force.
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  1. To throw something with force.
  2. To move with force or violence; rush
  3. To cause to move with great force or violence:
To cause to happen, come, etc.; give
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  1. To cause to happen, come, etc.; give
  2. To dispatch someone to do an errand or convey a message:
  3. To dispatch, as by a communications medium:
To send forth (a missile or projectile); discharge or fire (a bullet, arrow, etc.)
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  1. To send forth (a missile or projectile); discharge or fire (a bullet, arrow, etc.)
  2. To send forth a missile or projectile; discharge bullets, arrows, etc.; go off; fire
  3. (--- Slang) To give, send, or hand quickly:
To raise to one's mouth in order to drink:
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  1. To raise to one's mouth in order to drink:
  2. To raise or haul up, often with the help of a mechanical apparatus.
  3. To raise aloft; lift or pull up, esp. by means of a cable, pulley, crane, etc.
To cause to become light; leaven (bread, etc.)
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  1. To cause to become light; leaven (bread, etc.)
  2. To increase in size, quantity, or worth:
  3. To bring about; provoke:
To treat (thread or fabric) with a solution of metallic salts, in order to increase its weight
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  1. To treat (thread or fabric) with a solution of metallic salts, in order to increase its weight
  2. (Sports) To assign to (a horse) the weight it must carry as a handicap in a race.
  3. (Statistics) To assign a weight to in a frequency distribution
A throw of dice
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  1. A throw of dice
  2. Something formed by this means or in a mold or matrix:
  3. Sort; type:
A brief time of unrestrained pleasures or dissipation
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  1. A brief time of unrestrained pleasures or dissipation
  2. (Informal) A usually brief attempt or effort:
  3. (Informal) A trial effort; try
An upward displacement of soil, rocks, etc., usually caused by frost or moisture
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  1. An upward displacement of soil, rocks, etc., usually caused by frost or moisture
  2. An act of hurling; a throw, especially when considered in terms of distance:
  3. A throw
A hurling
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(Nautical) The boat of the largest size and/or of most importance belonging to a ship of war, and often called the "captain's boat" or "captain's launch".
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  1. (Nautical) The boat of the largest size and/or of most importance belonging to a ship of war, and often called the "captain's boat" or "captain's launch".
  2. (Nautical) An open boat of any size powered by steam, naphtha, electricity, or the like. (Compare Spanish lancha.)
  3. The movement of a vessel from land into the water; especially, the sliding on ways from the stocks on which it is built. (Compare: to splash a ship.)
A card game of the all-fours family in which the suit of the first card led becomes trump
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  1. A card game of the all-fours family in which the suit of the first card led becomes trump
  2. Any of various thick, dark, sticky substances obtained from the distillation residue of coal tar, wood tar, or petroleum and used for waterproofing, roofing, caulking, and paving.
  3. A throw, fling, toss, etc.
(Informal) An attempt; a try.
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  1. (Informal) An attempt; a try.
  2. An act of shying; start, as of a horse
  3. A quick throw; a fling.
(Sports) The act of throwing or a technique used to throw an opponent in wrestling or the martial arts.
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  1. (Sports) The act of throwing or a technique used to throw an opponent in wrestling or the martial arts.
  2. The action of a person who throws; a cast
  3. (Games) A roll or cast of dice.
The act of tossing something:
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  1. The act of tossing something:
  2. A flipping of a coin to decide an issue:
  3. A tossing or being tossed; a throw, fling, pitch, etc.
To let fall; drop:
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  1. To let fall; drop:
  2. To give birth to prematurely:
  3. To calculate astrologically:
To throw, shoot, or send out suddenly and fast
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  1. To throw, shoot, or send out suddenly and fast
  2. To cast (a look or the eyes) suddenly and rapidly in a direction.
  3. (--- Archaic) To throw or cast (a dart or missile).
To drink hastily. Often used with down :
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  1. To drink hastily. Often used with down :
  2. To throw, knock, or thrust
  3. To throw so as to break; smash
To move suddenly and violently; rush; dash
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  1. To move suddenly and violently; rush; dash
  2. To throw (oneself) energetically (into a task)
  3. To throw, esp. with force or violence; hurl; cast
To push (at a capstan to turn it)
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  1. To push (at a capstan to turn it)
  2. (Naut.) To raise, haul, pull, move, etc. by pulling with a rope or cable
  3. To throw
To cause to move with great force or violence:
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  1. To cause to move with great force or violence:
  2. To move with force or violence; rush
  3. To cast down; overthrow
To move with or as if with great speed:
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  1. To move with or as if with great speed:
To cause (a newly built vessel) to slide from the land into the water; set afloat
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  1. To cause (a newly built vessel) to slide from the land into the water; set afloat
  2. (Nautical) To put (a boat) into the water in readiness for use.
  3. To throw oneself (into) with vigor; rush; plunge
To throw, usually with careful aim.
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  1. To throw, usually with careful aim.
  2. (Baseball) To throw (the ball) from the mound to the batter.
  3. To throw; cast, fling, or toss
To send forth (a missile or projectile); discharge or fire (a bullet, arrow, etc.)
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  1. To send forth (a missile or projectile); discharge or fire (a bullet, arrow, etc.)
  2. To discharge or fire (a gun, bow, charge of explosive, etc.)
  3. To cast (an anchor, fish net, etc.)
To throw or fling, esp. sideways with a jerk
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  1. To throw or fling, esp. sideways with a jerk
  2. To move suddenly or draw back, as if startled or afraid:
  3. To move suddenly as when startled; jump; start; recoil
To cause to fall on or over something; cast:
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  1. To cause to fall on or over something; cast:
  2. To direct, cast, turn, project, etc.
  3. To cast off; shed
To throw in or bandy (ideas, remarks, etc.)
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  1. To throw in or bandy (ideas, remarks, etc.)
  2. To throw or propel to the ground:
  3. To throw or pitch about; fling here and there; buffet
To bake or dry by heating, as in a kiln:
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  1. To bake or dry by heating, as in a kiln:
  2. To become ignited; flame up:
  3. (--- Informal) To throw or propel with force and speed:
To hang loosely and swing or sway to and fro:
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  1. To hang loosely and swing or sway to and fro:
  2. To refer to an implied, rather than stated, word in the sentence in which it occurs
  3. To hold (something) so that it hangs and swings loosely
​To trust; to rest with confidence; to rely; to confide; to be certain; — with on or upon; as, we depend on the word or assurance of our friends; we depend on the mail at the usual hour.
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  1. ​To trust; to rest with confidence; to rely; to confide; to be certain; — with on or upon; as, we depend on the word or assurance of our friends; we depend on the mail at the usual hour.
  2. To be determined, influenced, or contingent:
  3. To be determined by, be influenced by, or be contingent on:
To swing, as on a hinge
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  1. To swing, as on a hinge
  2. (Baseball) To throw (a pitch) in such a manner as to fail to break.
  3. To attach oneself as a dependent or an impediment; cling.
(Music) To hold or prolong (a note or notes) in suspension.
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  1. (Music) To hold or prolong (a note or notes) in suspension.
  2. To hold in abeyance; defer:
  3. To hold in abeyance or defer action on (a sentence, etc.)
(--- Informal) To move, travel, or come (by, over to, around to, etc.) in a casual manner, as by automobile
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  1. (--- Informal) To move, travel, or come (by, over to, around to, etc.) in a casual manner, as by automobile
  2. To hang; be suspended
  3. To suspend on hinges:
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