n. & v.1.Thrist.
v. t.1.To push or drive with force; to drive, force, or impel; to shove; as, to thrust anything with the hand or foot, or with an instrument.
[imp. & p. p. Thrust ; p. pr. & vb. n. Thrusting.]
Into a dungeon thrust, to work with slaves.
- Milton.
2.To stab; to pierce; - usually with through.
To thrust away
to push away; to reject.
To thrust in
to push or drive in.
To thrust off
to push away.
To thrust on
to impel; to urge.
To thrust one's self in
to obtrude upon, to intrude, as into a room; to enter (a place) where one is not invited or not welcome.
To thrust out
to drive out or away; to expel.
To thrust through
to pierce; to stab.
To thrust together
to compress.
- Shak.
v. i.1.To make a push; to attack with a pointed weapon; as, a fencer thrusts at his antagonist.
2.To enter by pushing; to squeeze in.
And thrust between my father and the god.
- Dryden.
3.To push forward; to come with force; to press on; to intrude.
To thrust to
to rush upon.
n.1.A violent push or driving, as with a pointed weapon moved in the direction of its length, or with the hand or foot, or with any instrument; a stab; - a word much used as a term of fencing.
2.An attack; an assault.
One thrust at your pure, pretended mechanism.
- Dr. H. More.
3.(Mech.) The force or pressure of one part of a construction against other parts; especially (Arch.), a horizontal or diagonal outward pressure, as of an arch against its abutments, or of rafters against the wall which support them.
4.(Mining) The breaking down of the roof of a gallery under its superincumbent weight.
Thrust bearing
(Screw Steamers) a bearing arranged to receive the thrust or endwise pressure of the screw shaft.
Thrust plane
(Geol.) the surface along which dislocation has taken place in the case of a reversed fault.
Noun1.thrust - the force used in pushing; "the push of the water on the walls of the tank"; "the thrust of the jet engines"
Synonyms: push
2.thrust - a thrusting blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument; "one strong stab to the heart killed him"
Synonyms: knife thrust, stab
3.thrust - the act of applying force to propel something; "after reaching the desired velocity the drive is cut off"
Synonyms: drive, driving force
4.thrust - verbal criticism; "he enlivened his editorials with barbed thrusts at politicians"
5.thrust - a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow); "he warned me with a jab with his finger"; "he made a thrusting motion with his fist"
Verb1.thrust - push forcefully; "He thrust his chin forward"
2.thrust - press or force; "Stuff money into an envelope"; "She thrust the letter into his hand"
Synonyms: stuff, shove, squeeze
3.thrust - make a thrusting forward movement
Synonyms: lunge, hurl, hurtle
4.thrust - impose or thrust urgently, importunately, or inexorably; "She forced her diet fads on him"
Synonyms: force
5.thrust - penetrate or cut through with a sharp instrument
Synonyms: pierce
6.thrust - geology: thrust (molten rock) into pre-existing rock
7.thrust - push upward; "The front of the trains that had collided head-on thrust up into the air"
Synonyms: push up
8.thrust - place or put with great energy; "She threw the blanket around the child"; "thrust the money in the hands of the beggar"
Synonyms: throw
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