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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Thrust  \Thrust\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Thrust};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Thrusting}.]  [OE.  ?rusten,  ?risten,  ?resten,  Icel.  ?r?st?  to 
  thrust,  press,  force,  compel;  perhaps  akin  to  E.  threat.] 
  1.  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. 
  Into  a  dungeon  thrust,  to  work  with  slaves. 
  2.  To  stab;  to  pierce;  --  usually  with  through 
  {To  thrust  away}  or  {from},  to  push  away  to  reject. 
  {To  thrust  in},  to  push  or  drive  in 
  {To  thrust  off},  to  push  away 
  {To  thrust  on},  to  impel;  to  urge. 
  {To  thrust  one's  self  in}  or  {into},  to  obtrude  upon  to 
  intrude,  as  into  a  room  to  enter  (a  place)  where  one  is 
  not  invited  or  not  welcome. 
  {To  thrust  out},  to  drive  out  or  away  to  expel. 
  {To  thrust  through},  to  pierce;  to  stab.  ``I  am  eight  times 
  thrust  through  the  doublet.''  --Shak. 
  {To  thrust  together},  to  compress. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Thrusting  \Thrust"ing\,  n. 
  1.  The  act  of  pushing  with  force. 
  2.  (Dairies) 
  a  The  act  of  squeezing  curd  with  the  hand,  to  expel  the 
  b  pl  The  white  whey,  or  that  which  is  last  pressed  out 
  of  the  curd  by  the  hand,  and  of  which  butter  is 
  sometimes  made  [Written  also  {thrutchthings}.]  [Prov. 
  {Thrusting  screw},  the  screw  of  a  screw  press,  as  for 
  pressing  curd  in  making  cheese.  [R.] 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  a  sharp  hand  gesture  (resembling  a  blow);  "he  warned  me  with 
  a  jab  with  his  finger";  "he  made  a  thrusting  motion  with 
  his  fist"  [syn:  {jab},  {jabbing},  {poke},  {poking},  {thrust}] 

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