thrust

  1. the force used in pushing
  2. the act of applying force to propel something
  3. verbal criticism
  4. a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)

Thrust

Thrust is a reaction force described quantitatively by Newton`s second and third laws. When a system expels or accelerates mass in one direction, the accelerated mass will cause a force of equal magnitude but opposite direction on that system. The force applied on a surface in a direction perpendicular or normal to the surface is called thrust. F....
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thrust

(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 ... ...
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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 ...
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thrust

[n] - verbal criticism 2. [v] - push upward 3. [v] - press or force 4. [v] - push forcefully
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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...
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thrust

shove 1 squeeze verb press or force; `Stuff money into an envelope`; `She thrust the letter into his hand`
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thrust

noun verbal criticism; `he enlivened his editorials with barbed thrusts at politicians`
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Thrust

[game] Everyone Should Be Killed album art ...
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Thrust

[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...
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Thrust

[Transformers] Thrust is the name of several fictional characters from the Transformers series. The original character was an evil red Decepticon jet, with most of the following character using the name Thrust being a variation on that concept. The biggest exception being the Thrust who appeared in Beast Machines who was an evil Vehicon who...
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Thrust

[video game] Thrust is a computer game originally for the BBC Micro and Acorn Electron. The perspective is 2 dimensional platform-based and the player`s aim is to manoeuvre a spaceship by rotating and thrusting, as it flies over a landscape and along corridors. Gameplay of Thrust was heavily inspired by Atari`s Gravitar. ==Development== Pro...
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Thrust

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...
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Thrust

Thrust noun & v. Thrist. [ Obsolete] Spenser.
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Thrust

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 thrusts
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Thrust

Thrust transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Thrust ; present participle & verbal noun Thrusting .] [ Middle English ...rusten , ...risten , ...resten , Icelandic ...r...st... to thrust, press, force,...
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thrust

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...
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thrust

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...
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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 ...
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Thrust

A type of stage which projects out into the auditorium and has audience seated on three sides.
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Thrust

A type of stage which projects out into the auditorium and has audience seated on three sides.
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Thrust

An attack made by moving the sword parallel to its length and landing with the point.
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Thrust

an attack made by moving the sword parallel to its length and landing with the point
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Thrust

Force produced by a rocket motor by the efflux of matter at high velocity.
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Thrust

Force produced by a rocket motor by the efflux of matter at high velocity.
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