Thrust in a sentence as a noun

Thus the nozzle can't produce much thrust for the propellant flow.

"Take your exposed penis, and thrust it into her vagina.

Now there is the Merlin 1D [5], which claims to have the highest thrust to weight of any rocket engine every made.

With his new thrust on whats called "deep belief networks" he is challenging his own early seminal contribution in the field.

So, it seems from reading the paper's abstract that they did measure thrust both from the real propulsion test device and from the dummy test device.

With airbus auto-thrust either the airplane or the pilot has the control, and you have to manually takeover.

Thrust in a sentence as a verb

At the same time I was arguing that I should've been the lead, as this was a position the rest of the team had thrust me into and I was effective in the role.

Oh noes!The entire thrust of our medical regulatory system, from the Flexner Report to today, is the belief that it's better for 1000 patients to die of neglect, than 1 from quackery.

I would generally agree with the overall thrust of the post, that successful products come from looking at the customer's problems first rather than what technologies you happen to have on hand to sell them.

Its multiple symmetrically-arrayed engines allow for it to compensate for a sudden loss of thrust from one side: the other side reduces thrust as well to stay balanced, and everything else just burns a little bit longer.

It's necessary because the engines require very high flow rates to get the thrust they need, and that has to be at a high pressure - higher than the pressure of the combusting gases inside the combustion chamber, else you wouldn't be able to inject it!Back to the bleed-off to drive the turbine.

Thrust definitions


the force used in pushing; "the push of the water on the walls of the tank"; "the thrust of the jet engines"

See also: push


a strong blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument; "one strong stab to the heart killed him"

See also: stab


the act of applying force to propel something; "after reaching the desired velocity the drive is cut off"

See also: drive


verbal criticism; "he enlivened his editorials with barbed thrusts at politicians"


a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow); "he warned me with a jab with his finger"; "he made a thrusting motion with his fist"

See also: jabbing poke poking thrusting


push forcefully; "He thrust his chin forward"


press or force; "Stuff money into an envelope"; "She thrust the letter into his hand"

See also: stuff shove squeeze


make a thrusting forward movement

See also: lunge hurl hurtle


impose urgently, importunately, or inexorably; "She forced her diet fads on him"

See also: force


penetrate or cut through with a sharp instrument

See also: pierce


force (molten rock) into pre-existing rock


push upward; "The front of the trains that had collided head-on thrust up into the air"


place or put with great energy; "She threw the blanket around the child"; "thrust the money in the hands of the beggar"

See also: throw