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Verb
/THrəst/,
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thrusting, present participle; thrusts, 3rd person singular present; thrust, past participle; thrust, past tense;
  1. Push (something or someone) suddenly or violently in the specified direction
    • - she thrust her hands into her pockets
    • - Howard was thrust into the limelight
    • - he thrust at his opponent with his sword
  2. (of a person) Move or advance forcibly
    • - she thrust through the bramble canes
    • - he tried to thrust his way past her
  3. (of a thing) Extend so as to project conspicuously
    • - beside the boathouse a jetty thrust out into the water
  4. Force (someone) to accept or deal with something
    • - he felt that fame had been thrust upon him
  5. (of a man) Penetrate the vagina or anus of a sexual partner with forceful movements of the penis

Noun
  1. A sudden or violent lunge with a pointed weapon or a bodily part
    • - he drove the blade upward with one powerful thrust
  2. A forceful attack or effort
    • - executives led a new thrust in business development
  3. The principal purpose or theme of a course of action or line of reasoning
    • - anti-Americanism became the main thrust of their policy
  4. The propulsive force of a jet or rocket engine

  5. The lateral pressure exerted by an arch or other support in a building

  6. A reverse fault of low angle, with older strata displaced horizontally over younger


  1. push: the force used in pushing; "the push of the water on the walls of the tank"; "the thrust of the jet engines"
  2. push forcefully; "He thrust his chin forward"
  3. press or force; "Stuff money into an envelope"; "She thrust the letter into his hand"
  4. stab: a strong blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument; "one strong stab to the heart killed him"
  5. drive: the act of applying force to propel something; "after reaching the desired velocity the drive is cut off"
  6. lunge: make a thrusting forward movement
  7. Thrust is a reaction force described quantitatively by Newton's second and third laws. When a system expels or accelerates mass in one direction the accelerated mass will cause a proportional but opposite force on that system.
  8. Thrust is a jazz fusion album by Herbie Hancock, released in 1974 on Columbia Records. It served as a follow up to Hancock's album, Head Hunters (1973), and achieved similar commercial success, as the album reached as high as number 13 on the Billboard Hot 200 listing. ...
  9. Chris France (born July 8, 1976), better known by his stage name Thrust, is a Canadian rapper from Toronto, Ontario. He is most known for his appearance on the Rascalz' 1998 single "Northern Touch" which also features Kardinal Offishall, Choclair, and Checkmate. ...
  10. Thrust is the name of several fictional characters in the various Transformers universes. The original character was an evil red Decepticon jet, with most of the following character using the name Thrust being a variation on that concept. ...
  11. Thrust is a computer game originally for the BBC Micro and Acorn Electron. The perspective is 2 dimensional platform-based and the player's aim is to maneuver a spaceship by rotating and thrusting, as it flies over a landscape and along corridors.
  12. An attack made by moving the sword parallel to its length and landing with the point; A push, stab, or lunge forward (the act thereof. ...
  13. (Thrusting) a particular method used to propel a strike. It resembles an explosive push type action.
  14. (Thrusting) An overriding movement of one crustal unit over another
  15. The horizontal component of a reaction usually at the column base.
  16. The rotor force perpendicular to the tip path plane.
  17. A horizontal force tending to push a structural member outward or sideways.
  18. The force that propels a rocket or spacecraft measured in pounds, kilograms or Newtons. Thrust is generated by a high-speed jet of gases discharging through a nozzle.
  19. In a wind generator, wind forces pushing back against the rotor. Wind generator bearings must be designed to handle thrust or else they will fail.
  20. is a force that causes an object to rotate. The applied force through the distance it acts, expressed in meters (M) or feet (ft). T = F x D or the torque of a motor when converted to machine motion. Torque is therefore expressed in Newton meters (N-m) or pound feet (lb-ft).
  21. A type of force due to an engine (usually forward force).
  22. The driving force of a propeller in the line of its shaft or the forward force produced in reaction to the gases expelled rearward from a jet or rocket engine. Opposite of DRAG.
  23. the force that is generated by the spinning propeller or fan/turbine of the airplane, and pushes/pulls the model through the air.
  24. The technique of pushing with the end of a weapon to pierce with the tip, usually based on speed and surprise, as well as position. Used in war during the Middle Ages, but scorned in tournament (see Estoc). ...
  25. All types of facilities wherein the stage juts into the audience and is thereby surrounded on three sides. A "modified thrust" or "modified proscenium" protrudes less, often utilizing a fan-shaped apron on which action can take place.