Thrust Meaning and Definition


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Thrust meaning

Word: Thrust

How to pronounce: θrʌst

Verb

Definitions:

1. Push (something or someone) suddenly or violently in the specified direction.

Example sentences: "She thrust her hands into her pockets"

Noun

Definitions:

1. A sudden or violent lunge with a pointed weapon or a bodily part.

Example sentences: "He drove the blade upward with one powerful thrust"

2. The propulsive force of a jet or rocket engine.

Example sentences: "The engine was a Russian-built Nene of higher thrust than the original models"

3. A reverse fault of low angle, with older strata displaced horizontally over younger.

Example sentences: "It is not known whether the thrusts and reverse faults represent reactivated extensional basement structures or formed entirely during basin inversion."


Synonyms:

push

shove

poke

pull rod

propel

reach

compel

overthrust

upthrust

thrust faults

rod

traction bar

traction

draw rod

bent

drawbar

pull

lunge

attack

axial bearing

propulsion

impetus

driving force

throw

rush

hurl

drive

jolt

stuff

stab

pierce

jab

climb

rise

focus

point

gist


Derivations:

thrusting


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Thrust in Other Languages...

Spanish: Empuje

German: Schub

French: Poussée

Italian: Spinta

Turkish: Itiş


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