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Definition of Thrust

Thrust

  1. Thrist.
  2. of Thrust
  3. 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.
  4. To stab; to pierce; -- usually with through.
  5. To make a push; to attack with a pointed weapon; as, a fencer thrusts at his antagonist.
  6. To enter by pushing; to squeeze in.
  7. To push forward; to come with force; to press on; to intrude.
  8. 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.
  9. An attack; an assault.
  10. 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.
  11. The breaking down of the roof of a gallery under its superincumbent weight.
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Thrust Translations

thrust in Dutch is duwen, stoten, dringen, douwen
thrust in French is buter
thrust in Italian is urtare
thrust in Latin is ictus, ictus
thrust in Swedish is anfall