Meaning of THRUST in English


impf & ·p.p. of thrust.

2. thrust ·vi to enter by pushing; to squeeze in.

3. thrust ·noun an attack; an assault.

4. thrust ·noun & ·v thrist.

5. thrust ·noun the breaking down of the roof of a gallery under its superincumbent weight.

6. thrust ·vi to push forward; to come with force; to press on; to intrude.

7. thrust ·vt to stab; to pierce;

— usually with through.

8. thrust ·vi to make a push; to attack with a pointed weapon; as, a fencer thrusts at his antagonist.

9. thrust ·vt to push or drive with force; to drive, force, or impel; to shove; as, to thrust anything with the hand or foot, or with an instrument.

10. thrust ·noun a violent push or driving, as with a pointed weapon moved in the direction of its length, or with the hand or foot, or with any instrument; a stab;

— a word much used as a term of fencing.

11. thrust ·noun the force or pressure of one part of a construction against other parts; especially (arch.), a horizontal or diagonal outward pressure, as of an arch against its abutments, or of rafters against the wall which support them.

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