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noun 
  1. The flight of a thrown object; as, a fast throw.
  2. A distance travelled; displacement; as, the throw of the piston.
  3. A piece of fabric used to cover a bed, sofa or other soft furnishing.
  4. A single instance, occurrence, venture, or chance.
Football tickets are expensive at fifty bucks a .
Translations: 
  • Dutch: verplaatsing
  • French: lancement(fr, jet, m}}, {{t+, fr)m
  • Spanish: lanzamiento(es)m
verb (throws, throwing, threw, thrown)
  1. (transitive) To cause an object to move rapidly through the air.
  2. (transitive) To eject or cause to fall off.
    a shoe
    a rod
    the horse threw its rider
  3. (transitive) To move to another position; to displace.
    the switch
  4. (context, ceramics) To make (a pot) by shaping clay as it turns on a wheel.
  5. (context, transitive, cricket) Of a bowler, to deliver (the ball) illegally by straightening the bowling arm during delivery.
  6. (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.

  7. (sports) to intentionally lose a game
    ''The tennis player was accused of taking bribes to the match.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: kleien
  • French: fr(fr, déplacer}}, {{t+)bouger
  • Italian: it(it, gettare, {{t+)lanciare

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