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Overview of noun throw

The noun throw has 5 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (4) throw

(the act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist); "the catcher made a good throw to second base")

2. (1) throw

(a single chance or instance; "he couldn't afford $50 a throw")

3. throw, stroke, cam stroke

(the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam)

4. throw

(bedclothes consisting of a lightweight cloth covering (an afghan or bedspread) that is casually thrown over something)

5. throw

(casting an object in order to determine an outcome randomly; "he risked his fortune on a throw of the dice") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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