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Meaning of THRUSTING

Pronunciation:  thr'usting

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow); "he warned me with a jab with his finger"; "he made a thrusting motion with his fist"
 

THRUSTING is a 9 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: jab, jabbing, poke, poking, thrust
 
 See Also: gesture

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Thrust"ing\, n.
1. The act of pushing with force.

2. (Dairies)
   (a) The act of squeezing curd with the hand, to expel the
       whey.
   (b) pl. The white whey, or that which is last pressed out
       of the curd by the hand, and of which butter is
       sometimes made. [Written also {thrutchthings}.] [Prov.
       Eng.]

{Thrusting screw}, the screw of a screw press, as for
   pressing curd in making cheese. [R.]

 

 

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