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English - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /θɹʌst/ * Rhymes: -ʌst

  • IPA(key): /θɹʌst/
  • Rhymes: -ʌst

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

From Old Norse _þrysta_.

From Old Norse þrysta.

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - NOUN
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THRUST (_plural_ THRUSTS) * (fencing) An attack made by moving the sword parallel to its length and landing with the point. _Pierre was a master swordsman, and could parry the THRUSTS of lesser men with barely a thought._ * A push, stab, or lunge forward (the act thereof.) _The cutpurse tried to knock her satchel from her hands, but she avoided his THRUST and yelled, "Thief!"_ * The force generated by propulsion, as in a jet engine. _Spacecraft are engineering marvels, designed to resist the THRUST of liftoff, as well as the reverse pressure of the void._ * (figuratively) The primary effort; the goal. _Ostensibly, the class was about public health in general, but the main THRUST was really sex education._ SYNONYMS * (_push, stab, or lunge forward_): break, dart, grab * (_force generated by propulsion_): lift, push * (_primary effort or goal_): focus, gist, point TRANSLATIONS

thrust (plural thrusts)

  1. (fencing) An attack made by moving the sword parallel to its length and landing with the point.
    Pierre was a master swordsman, and could parry the thrusts of lesser men with barely a thought.
  2. A push, stab, or lunge forward (the act thereof.)
    The cutpurse tried to knock her satchel from her hands, but she avoided his thrust and yelled, "Thief!"
  3. The force generated by propulsion, as in a jet engine.
    Spacecraft are engineering marvels, designed to resist the thrust of liftoff, as well as the reverse pressure of the void.
  4. (figuratively) The primary effort; the goal.
    Ostensibly, the class was about public health in general, but the main thrust was really sex education.

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - VERB
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THRUST (_third-person singular simple present_ THRUSTS, _present participle_ THRUSTING, _simple past and past participle_ THRUST _or_ THRUSTED) * (intransitive) To make advance with force. _We THRUST at the enemy with our forces._ * (transitive) To force something upon someone. _I asked her not to THRUST the responsibility on me._ * (transitive) To push out or extend rapidly or powerfully. _He THRUST his arm into the icy stream and grabbed a wriggling fish, astounding the observers._ * 1914, Louis Joseph Vance, _Nobody_, chapter I: Three chairs of the steamer type, all maimed, comprised the furniture of this roof-garden, with […] on one of the copings a row of four red clay flower-pots filled with sun-baked dust from which gnarled and rusty stalks THRUST themselves up like withered elfin limbs. * (transitive) To push or drive with force; to shove. _to THRUST anything with the hand or foot, or with an instrument_ * John Milton (1608-1674) Into a dungeon THRUST, to work with slaves. * (intransitive) To enter by pushing; to squeeze in. * John Dryden (1631-1700) And THRUST between my father and the god. * To stab; to pierce; usually with _through_. SYNONYMS * (advance with force): attack, charge, rush * (force upon someone): compel, charge, force * (push out or extend rapidly and powerfully): dart, reach, stab TRANSLATIONS

thrust (third-person singular simple present thrusts, present participle thrusting, simple past and past participle thrust or thrusted)

  1. (intransitive) To make advance with force.
    We thrust at the enemy with our forces.
  2. (transitive) To force something upon someone.
    I asked her not to thrust the responsibility on me.
  3. (transitive) To push out or extend rapidly or powerfully.
    He thrust his arm into the icy stream and grabbed a wriggling fish, astounding the observers.
  4. (transitive) To push or drive with force; to shove.
    to thrust anything with the hand or foot, or with an instrument
  5. (intransitive) To enter by pushing; to squeeze in.
  6. To stab; to pierce; usually with through.

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ANAGRAMS
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* struth, 'struth * truths


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