Throwing

Throwing is the launching of a ballistic projectile by hand. ==History and prehistory== Humans are believed to be unusually good throwers due to their high dexterity and good timing capabilities, and it is believed that this is an evolved trait. Evidence of hominid throwing dates back 2 million years to homo erectus. The 90 mph throwing speed foun...
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(from the article `textile`) ...from the cocoon directly onto a holder. When several filament strands, either raw silk or man-made, are combined and twisted together, producing ...
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• (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Throw • a. & n. from Throw, v.
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Throwing

[cricket] In the sport of cricket, throwing, commonly referred to as chucking, is an illegal bowling action which occurs when a bowler straightens their arm when delivering the ball. The Laws of Cricket specify that a bowler`s arm must not extend during the bowling action. Only the rotation of the shoulder can be used to impart velocity to ...
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Throw'ing adjective & noun from Throw , v. Throwing engine , Throwing mill , Throwing table , or Throwing wheel (Pottery) , a machine on which earthenware is first rudely shaped by the hand of the potter from a mass of clay...
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Throwing

1. "Having a go" at a move, without practising and mastering all the progressions. Usually unsafe and leads to bad technique.
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A ball of clay is centred on the wheel and the thumb is then pressed down in the centre to open the clay and form the base of the vessel. The fingers of both hands pull the excess clay up to form the walls.
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A delicate balance which defies gravity and centrifugal force as clay is coaxed up by hand from the spinning turntable. A process ideally suited to forming Cups, Vases and Jugs.
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In ceramics, the operation of shaping clay on a potter's wheel, a revolving head (disc) onto which a lump of wet clay is `thrown` and then shaped manually. The potter's wheel was invented by the...
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In ceramics, the operation of shaping clay on a potter's wheel, a revolving head (disc) onto which a lump of wet clay is `thrown` and then shaped manually. The potter's wheel was invented by the ancient Egyptians in about 5000 BC. Its simplest form is the kickwheel, propelled by the potter using a crank or treadle to keep the turn...
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Throwing

In pottery, throwing means making a pot from a piece of clay on a potter's wheel.
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Throwing

of a bowler, an illegal bowling action in which the arm is straightened during the delivery.
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The process of forming clay objects on a potter's wheel.
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To deliver the ball with a arm that flexes at the elbow at point of delivery, thereby enabling extra spin to be imparted for a slow bowler, or extra pace for a quick bowler. A topic of endless debate
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