- A small label.
- A game played by two or more children in which one child (known as "it") attempts to catch one of the others, who then becomes "it".
- (also skin tag) An excrescence of skin.
- (also dung tag or dag) A dangling lock of sheep's wool, matted with dung.
- A type of cardboard.
- Graffiti in the form of a stylised signature particular to the person who makes the graffiti.
- (baseball) An instance of touching the runner with the ball or the ball in a gloved hand.
- The was applied at second for the final out.
- (Chiefly US) a vehicle number plate.
- (computing) An element of HTML code which starts with "<...>" and ends "</...>".
- <title> Hello </title> - title tag
- any of a breed of horses, a cross between Arabian stallions and English mares, bred for racing
- of, or relating to such a breed of horse
- The flight of a thrown object; as, a fast throw.
- A distance travelled; displacement; as, the throw of the piston.
- A piece of fabric used to cover a bed, sofa or other soft furnishing.
- A single instance, occurrence, venture, or chance.
verb (throws, throwing, threw, thrown)
- Football tickets are expensive at fifty bucks a .
- (transitive) To cause an object to move rapidly through the air.
- (transitive) To eject or cause to fall off.
- a shoe
- a rod
- the horse threw its rider
- (transitive) To move to another position; to displace.
- the switch
- (context, ceramics) To make (a pot) by shaping clay as it turns on a wheel.
- (context, transitive, cricket) Of a bowler, to deliver (the ball) illegally by straightening the bowling arm during delivery.
- (context, transitive, computing) To send (an error) to an exception-handling mechanism in order to interrupt normal processing.
- If the file is readonly, the method throws an invalid operation exception.
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- (sports) to intentionally lose a game
- ''The tennis player was accused of taking bribes to the match.
verb (trues, trueing, trued)
- (italbrac, always with "the") Those who are loyal or faithful.
- To straighten.
adjective (tru, er)
- He trued the spokes of the bicycle wheel.
- (context, of a statement) concurring with a given set of facts.
- (logic) A state in Boolean logic that indicates an affirmative or positive result.
- "A and B" is if and only if "A" is and "B" is .
- Loyal, faithful.
- He"s turned out to be a friend. (See below, "Compound Words and Terms")
- This is Parmesan cheese.
- The king has returned!
- ...the mention some form of accord with fact or reality.