thrust

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈθrʌst/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/θrʌst/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(thrust)

Inflections of 'thrust' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
thrusts
v 3rd person singular
thrusting
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
thrust
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
thrust
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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thrust

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. the [engine's, rocket's] thrust
  2. a [sudden, sharp, strong] thrust
  3. measure the thrust
  4. thrust is measured by
  5. to create thrust
  6. the thrust [created, produced, generated] by
  7. needs a lot of thrust in order to
  8. couldn't [generate] enough thrust
  9. he [cut, split, pierced] [it] with [one, a single] thrust
  10. gave the [sword, knife] a thrust
  11. is the thrust of [their argument, the debate]
  12. sexually explicit: with a deep thrust
  13. sexually explicit: with every thrust
v
  1. thrust (back) into the [mix, fray, crowd, spotlight]
  2. thrust his way through the [crowd]
  3. was thrust out of the [house, building, the classroom]
  4. thrust [his hand, a weapon, her chin] out
  5. thrust [his hand] forward
  6. thrust out [his chest, her hand]
  7. thrust his hand into the [cookie jar, fish tank, air]
  8. sexually explicit: he thrust into her
  9. thrust against [the tide, the wind, a policy, a company, an enemy]
  10. thrust at him (with a knife)
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