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  1. tossing(Noun)

    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. tossing(Adjective)

    Used to disparage or curse someone or something.

    I can't get this tossing program to work.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tossing

    of Toss

  2. Tossing(noun)

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

  3. Tossing(noun)

    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. Tossing(noun)

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

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  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. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Stephen Innes:

    Tossing aside the short-term nature of fluctuations around the inventory data, it's impossible to escape the economic reality that we are in the midst of a global manufacturing downturn.

  4. Rebecca Robbins:

    Warm temperatures are associated with more tossing and turning, we see 65 as the ideal temperature for sleep.

  5. 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.

Images & Illustrations of tossing

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    proceed or issue forth, as from a source
    • A. emanate
    • B. cleave
    • C. denudate
    • D. affront

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