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Wiktionary

  1. tossingnoun

    The motion of something that tosses.

    Starbuck himself was seen coolly and adroitly balancing himself to the jerking tossings of his chip of a craft. uE000222927uE001 Herman Melville.

  2. tossingadjective

    Used to disparage or curse someone or something.

    I can't get this tossing program to work.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tossing

    of Toss

  2. Tossingnoun

    the act of throwing upward; a rising and falling suddenly; a rolling and tumbling

  3. Tossingnoun

    a process which consists in washing ores by violent agitation in water, in order to separate the lighter or earhy particles; -- called also tozing, and treloobing, in Cornwall

  4. Tossingnoun

    a process for refining tin by dropping it through the air while melted

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tossing in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tossing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of tossing in a Sentence

  1. David Bernstein:

    I think the professor erred by retroactively tossing out the exam question because of these complaints, law school exams are timed. Some students might have spent more time on this question than on other questions, some mighthave done the opposite. Tossing out the question is grossly unfair to the former students.

  2. Eric Hovland:

    It’s flipping and tossing around, it looks like it’s even been roped by the tail. I mean this just wasn’t hooked on a line and accidentally dragged. This was purposeful and tragic.

  3. Timm Schimke:

    They looked like any other people who were cleaning out their garage or cleaning out a rental. It was just stuff, they weren't manipulating the stuff. They were just tossing it out, and they were only in there for two or three minutes and then they left.

  4. Hai Lam:

    Starting this year, I think Shaquille O’Neal invested in a team, A-Rod invested in a team, Rick Fox owns a team. It’s all these celebrities and big money people from the industry outside of this are starting to look at this and say ‘hey, this is pretty cool.’ So they’re tossing money now.

  5. David Bernstein:

    Law school exams are timed. Some students might have spent more time on this question than on other questions, some mighthave done the opposite. Tossing out the question is grossly unfair to the former students.

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