throw-n; 6 Senses

Sense Number 1: hurling or propelling an object

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

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.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: a unit cost of something

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

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

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]

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

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3

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

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

Sally admired the hand-made Afghan throw on her canopied bed.
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.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 4

Sense Number 5: tossing of die or dice

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

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'?

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]

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.

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 4