throwing meaning

  • Throwing is the launching of a ballistic projectile by hand. This action is only possible for animals with the ability to grasp objects with their hands (mainly primates).
  • Humans, being bipedal, have a wide variety of throwing techniques and abilities. These have been employed in warfare – first through rock-throwing, then refined weapon-throwing (e.g.

    Definition of throwing in English Dictionary

  • NounPLthrowingsSUF-ing
    1. The act by which something is thrown.
      1. The process of making ceramic ware on the potter's wheel.
      2. Verb
        1. present participle of throw.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • A pink gin is prepared by swirling a few drops of bitters round the glass and throwing any excess away. It's the Marmite of the drinking world.
            • Voting for a third-party candidate sometimes feels like throwing your vote away.
            • (Now, at this point I should mention that my slutwad neighbor has been throwing a party since about 7:00. It's not one you can miss either; the floors in my house are vibrating from the music.)
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Nouns
            • Countable nouns
            • Verbs
              • Verb forms
                • Participles
                  • Present participles
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            4. en throwing ax
            5. en throwing axe
            Source: Wiktionary

            Meaning of throwing for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "throwing" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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            Definiteness: Level 1
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