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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In geology, the development of reversed faults by compression or thrust.
  • noun The act of pushing with force.
  • noun plural In cheese-making, the white whey, or that which is last pressed out of the curd by the hand, and of which butter is sometimes made. Also thrutchings.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of pushing with force.
  • noun Prov. Eng., Prov. Eng. The act of squeezing curd with the hand, to expel the whey.
  • noun Prov. Eng. The white whey, or that which is last pressed out of the curd by the hand, and of which butter is sometimes made.
  • noun [R.] the screw of a screw press, as for pressing curd in making cheese.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of thrust.
  • noun The motion by which someone or something thrusts.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)

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