thrusting : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)
he made a thrusting motion with his fist
- v push forcefully
- v press or force
- v make a thrusting forward movement
- v impose urgently, importunately, or inexorably
- v penetrate or cut through with a sharp instrument
- v force (molten rock) into pre-existing rock
- v push upward
- v place or put with great energy
News & Articles
- 36 Hours in Gettysburg, Pa.
The Gettysburg National Military Park. More Photos » On July 1, 1863, Confederate and Union troops descended on the grassy hills of Gettysburg, thrusting the sleepy town of 2,400 into the Civil War. The three-day Battle of Gettysburg ended the Confederate invasion of the North and resulted in staggering losses — an estimated 51,000 casualties in all for the campaign — for both sides.
June 27, 2013 - New York Times
- Cleveland Really Doesn't Want a Skywalk
Like a gilded octopus, Dan Gilbert's reach is thrusting deeper into the core of downtown Cleveland. Unsurprisingly, it's angering a lot of people.
June 27, 2013 - Cleveland Scene
- M Karunanidhi in Hindu
We're dealing with contingencies but we're thrusting ahead. The point is, we're going to have a show, and we're going to give these incredible artists what they're due. We're going to present the Oscars on Feb. 24, and that is the important thing.... Sid Ganis http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sid_Ganis&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGhF1rHC8ApaYhr0GFsF6n8Cgon0w San Jose Mercury News http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.mercurynews.com/news/ci_8041897&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFVzxTGHNf3xtNzg-3oun2jN7s6Gg Jan 22, 2008
99941 132696 thrusting The dam has been designed to withstand the effect of the earthquakes anticipated. When such is the position, I think we are not doing any justice by thrusting an opinion in the minds of the public, that the dam may burst if the water level is...
- Tavish Scott in BBC News
Laughing off the issue, Mr Scott told BBC Scotland's Politics Show: "I remember what it's like to be a young, thrusting, energetic parliamentary candidate and you were desperate to get your face on the television."