# throw-n; 6 Senses

### Sense Number 1: hurling or propelling an object

Commentary: THROW[+event][+propelling][+hurling][+an_object]

Examples:
The outfielder's throw to second got the runner out.
His throws are not quite accurate enough for him to be a quarterback.
The students celebrated their graduation by a throw of their caps into the air.

Mappings:
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

### Sense Number 2: a unit cost of something

Commentary: THROW[+quantity][+cost][+unit][+of_something]

Examples:
The street artists paints portraits for \$25 a throw.
These replacement cartridges at \$50 a throw are really expensive.

Mappings:
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2

### Sense Number 3: range of motion of a moving machinery part

Commentary: THROW[+quantity][+range][+maximum][+of_motion][+of_component][+machine]

Examples:
What is the throw of this slide valve?
The throw of this cam doesn't seem quite right.

Mappings:
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3

### Sense Number 4: a home furnishing that is a fabric cover

Commentary: THROW[+artifact][+fabric][+covering][+furnishing][+home]

Examples:
These bright cotton throws on the front entryway or kitchen floor add a touch of summer to your home. Mary curled up on the couch with a cup of tea, drawing a cashmere throw about her shoulders.

Mappings:
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 4

### Sense Number 5: tossing of die or dice

Commentary: THROW[+event][+tossing][+of_dice]

Examples:
John's next throw in Monopoly was a pair of sixes.
On one throw of the dice the gambler won two thousand dollars.
For a fair die, what is the probability of a throw of 'three'?

Mappings:
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 5

### Sense Number 6: physical displacement of two sides of a geological fault

Commentary: THROW[+form][+displacement][+spatial][+geological][+between_sides][+of_fault]

Examples:
The big earthquake offset the throw of the fault by another ten feet.
The geology students were measuring the throw of the fault along the valley floor.

Mappings:
WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 4