throwing
Pronunciation
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈθɹoʊ.ɪŋ/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈθɹəʊ.ɪŋ/
Verb
  1. present participle of throw#English|throw
Noun

throwing (plural throwings)

  1. The act by which something is thrown.
    • 1909, Booth Tarkington, Beasley's Christmas Party
      […] it looked like a house where they played charades, where there would be long streamers of evergreen and dozens of wreaths of holly at Christmas-time, where there were tearful, happy weddings and great throwings of rice after little brides […]
  2. The process of making ceramic ware on the potter's wheel



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