Thrash in a sentence as a noun

"OK, now thrash your tail""I don't have a tail!""Oh...

I sporadically log in and feel like I'm going through my email thrash.

There are various ways to ensure your stack doesn't thrash your data, and this is one of them.

It's almost sad watching RIM flounder and thrash around so sadly.

But I'd still be keen to hear someone thrash this out in understandable prose.

And it's very simple to do. Why thrash the database every time somebody visits your site when it's just returning the same stuff?

At night a drunken conductor would thrash us all to sleep with a broken bottle of Glenfiddich, shouting various slurs.

Thrash in a sentence as a verb

The houses didn't have bathrooms, everything smelled of urine, thrash was left all over the place, inside, outside, everywhere.

If you kick and thrash to try to raise yourself to get your head above the water, they will feel you raising them up and try to climb on top of you for safety.

He has never met a camera he didn't love, and will take the opportunity to thrash not just Mt Gox but also Bitcoin itself in the media.

Yes, it's sad to watch Apple thrash around, hastily releasing half-assed new versions of Mac OS X and iOS while its competitors produce superior, polished products at their own pace.

So, ReaderWriterLockSlim has a bug in it with respect to low CPU allocation in virtual machines where 20 concurrent threads accessing a locked object at the point of write cause the spin lock in the implementation to thrash and up blows a race condition taking out the process.

It would stay this way for a few hours, and then it would thrash especially hard for a short while, and go back to the previous pattern, except the processes had shuffled, so it was a different process getting the 90% and a different getting screwed with 0%, and the remaining 10% equally shared among the remaining processes.

Shouldn't the child pool simply be reduced and the queue increased which would have the same effect as the slow MySQL database?Requests should spend their time queued rather than letting the operating system thrash between processes, queues are stupid anyway in the context of webserving, they should use stacks as the best case scenarios are largely the same, and the worst case scenario for a stack are much better than a queue.

Thrash definitions


a swimming kick used while treading water


give a thrashing to; beat hard

See also: thresh flail


move or stir about violently; "The feverish patient thrashed around in his bed"

See also: convulse thresh slash toss jactitate


dance the slam dance

See also: slam mosh


beat so fast that (the heart's) output starts dropping until (it) does not manage to pump out blood at all


move data into and out of core rather than performing useful computation; "The system is thrashing again!"


beat the seeds out of a grain

See also: thresh


beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight; "We licked the other team on Sunday!"

See also: cream clobber drub lick