- the force used in pushing
- the act of applying force to propel something
- verbal criticism
- a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)
[science fiction magazine]
Thrust was published from 1973–1991. It started off as a Fanzine by Doug Fratz Steven L. Goldstein at the University of Maryland until 1976. In 1978, Thrust became a trade magazine. Thrust was a magazine for science fiction fans, offering commentary and criticism of work published within the genre. Nominated for...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thrust_(science_fiction_magazine)
Thrust is slang for amyl nitrate (or any associated inhalant drug).Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/ZT.HTM
- verbal criticism 2. [v] - push upward 3. [v] - press or force 4. [v] - push forcefullyFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=thrust
A thrust is a low angle fault that forms during periods of mountain building. The thrust at Knockan Crag is known as the Moine Thrust after the Moine schists, which were pushed about 70kms westwards to lie on top of the Durness limestone. This happened between 430 million and 400 million years ago when the land masses that we now call Scotland and ...Found on http://www.knockan-crag.co.uk/glossary.html
A type of stage which projects out into the auditorium and has audience seated on three sides.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21207
The force exerted in any direction by a fluid jet. See also: Force, Propulsion, Rocket, Thrusters.Found on http://www.diracdelta.co.uk/science/source/t/h/thrust/source.html
an attack made by moving the sword parallel to its length and landing with the point
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The force exerted by a propeller along its thrustline.
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Thrust noun & v.
Thrist. [ Obsolete] Spenser. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/T/51
Thrust transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Thrust
; present participle & verbal noun Thrusting
.] [ Middle English ...rusten
, Icelandic ...r...st...
to thrust, press, force,...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/T/51
Thrust intransitive verb 1.
To make a push; to attack with a pointed weapon; as, a fencer thrusts
at his antagonist. 2.
To enter by pushing; to squeeze in. « And thrust
between my father and the god.» Dryden. 3.
To push forward; to come wit...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/T/52
Thrust noun 1. 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. « [ Polites] Pyrrhus with his lance pursues, And often reaches, and his thrustsFound on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/T/52
1. 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. '[Polites] Pyrrhus with his lance pursues, And often reaches, and his thrusts renews.' (Dryden) ... 2. An attack; an assault. 'One thrust at your pure, pretende...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
verbal criticism; `he enlivened his editorials with barbed thrusts at politicians`Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=thrust
shove 1 squeeze verb
press or force; `Stuff money into an envelope`; `She thrust the letter into his hand`Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=thrust
• (v. t.) To stab; to pierce; -- usually with through. • (imp. & p. p.) of Thrust • (n.) 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. • (v. i.) To make...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/thrust/
(from the article `arch`) ...of forcing the voussoirs together instead of apart. These stresses also tend to squeeze the blocks outward radially; loads divert these outward ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/t/46
(from the article `aerospace industry`) There are three basic types of flight vehicle-propulsion systems: piston engines (or reciprocating engines), turbine engines (true-jet, turboprop, ... ...usually composed of three gyroscopically stabilized accelerometers mounted at right angles to one another. By calculating the acceleration ... ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/t/46
Force produced by a rocket motor by the efflux of matter at high velocity.Found on http://www.aeroconsystems.com/glossary.htm
The horizontal component of a reaction or an outward horizontal force.Found on http://www.areforum.org/up/GeneralStructures/JOIST%20AND%20STRUCTURAL%20GLO
In a centrifugal pump it refers to the axial movement of the shaft. The thrust can be towards the wet or power end of the pump and at start up it thrusts in both directions.Found on http://www.mcnallyinstitute.com/Charts/Glossary-html/Glossary_T.html
1. (Rocketry). The forward force generated by a rocket. Thrust is produced by the expulsion of a reaction mass, such as the hot gas products of a chemical reaction. In an optimum situation (see below), thrust equals the product of the mass expelled from the rocket in unit time (the propellant mass...Found on http://www.daviddarling.info/encyclopedia/T/thrust.html
In geology, thrust is a name given to a type of fault or break in a rock formation. The term thrust is particularly applied to those faults the planes of which make a small angle with the horizontal. By thrust action masses of rock are pushed over underlying masses, sometimes for many kilometres. Examples of this type of action are apparent in Scan...Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/HT.HTM
In a wind generator, wind forces pushing back against the rotor. Wind generator bearings must be designed to handle thrust or else they will fail.Found on http://www.otherpower.com/glossary.html
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