a swimming kick used while treading water
thrash, thresh, lam, flailverb
give a thrashing to; beat hard
convulse, thresh, thresh about, thrash, thrash about, slash, toss, jactitateverb
move or stir about violently
"The feverish patient thrashed around in his bed"
slam dance, slam, mosh, thrashverb
dance the slam dance
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
cream, bat, clobber, drub, thrash, lickverb
beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight
"We licked the other team on Sunday!"
A beat or blow; the sound of beating.
A particularly aggressive and intense form of heavy metal music with a focus on speed, technical precision, and alternate picking.
To beat mercilessly.
To defeat utterly.
To move about wildly or violently; to flail.
To extensively test a software system, giving a program various inputs and observing the behavior and outputs that result.
In computer architecture, to cause poor performance of a virtual memory (or paging) system.
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alt. of Thresh
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
thrash, v.t. to heat out grain from the straw, to beat soundly—also Thresh.—ns. Thrash′er, Thresh′er; Thrash′ing, Thresh′ing, the act of beating out grain from the straw: a sound beating or drubbing; Thrash′ing-floor, Thresh′ing-floor, a floor on which grain is thrashed; Thrash′ing-machine′, -mill, a machine or apparatus for thrashing corn. [A.S. therscan; cog. with Ger. dreschen.]
thrash, n. (Scot.) a rush.—Also Thresh.
The New Hacker's Dictionary
To move wildly or violently, without accomplishing anything useful. Paging or swapping systems that are overloaded waste most of their time moving data into and out of core (rather than performing useful computation) and are therefore said to thrash. Someone who keeps changing his mind (esp. about what to work on next) is said to be thrashing. A person frantically trying to execute too many tasks at once (and not spending enough time on any single task) may also be described as thrashing. Compare multitask.
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The numerical value of thrash in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of thrash in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Today life is going through unstable paces, animals slaved in cages and food exhibited in show-cases. We eat thrash, our language is brash, life is a dash and humanity is about to crash. Black is cash, party is a bash and cleansing is just a splash. Wake up, come back to nature or else a human being will just be reduced to a caricature . Let your life be naturalized, get MickeyMized.
The Libyans thrash us.
While in the stream he once again pointed his revolver at us and fearing that he may shoot directly at us, I threw a stone at him, some of us did thrash him... because he had given us a tough time. But later we handed him over to the army personnel.
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- rökittää, pieksääFinnish
- passer à tabac, rosserFrench
- buailScottish Gaelic
- annientare, percuotere, infierire, sferzareItalian
- молоти́ть, колоти́ть, лупи́ть, разгроми́ть, разби́тьRussian
- spöa, klå, spöa upp, [[ge]] [[stryk]]Swedish
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