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Definitions for throwing
throw·ing

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Webster Dictionary

  1. Throwing

    of Throw

  2. Throwing

    a. & n. from Throw, v

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  1. Throwing

    In the sport of cricket, throwing, commonly referred to as chucking, is an illegal bowling action which occurs when a bowler straightens their arm when delivering the ball. The Laws of Cricket specify that a bowler's arm must not extend during the bowling action. Only the rotation of the shoulder can be used to impart velocity to the ball. Throws are not allowed. If the umpire deems that the ball has been thrown, he will call a no ball which means the batsman cannot be given out from that delivery. Current regulations of the International Cricket Council set the legal limit of 15 degrees of permissible straightening of the elbow joint for all bowlers in international cricket. This law applies between the point at which the bowling arm passes above shoulder height and the point at which the ball is released. The limit is to allow some natural flexing of the elbow joint which happens during the course of legal delivery. The charge of 'throwing' against a bowler is one of the most serious and controversial that can be made in cricket, as a bowler with an illegal action cannot dismiss a batsman. This means the player cannot effectively participate in the game, and may not be selected again without significant change to the way they bowl.

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  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'throwing' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3436

Anagrams for throwing »

  1. ingrowth, worthing

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of throwing in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of throwing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of throwing in a Sentence

  1. Jerry Coleman:

    Rich Folkers is throwing up in the bullpen.

  2. Judge Katz:

    Now you’re throwing grenades across the table.

  3. Jean Cocteau:

    Mirrors should reflect a little before throwing back images.

  4. Ted Cruz:

    It is not surprising that other candidates are throwing rocks at us.

  5. Doug Boudreaux:

    Imagine throwing up so much that Kathryn Thomas throw up fecal matter.

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