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Thrust

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[n] a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow); "he warned me with a jab with his finger"; "he made a thrusting motion with his fist"
[n] the act of applying force to propel something; "after reaching the desired velocity the drive is cut off"
[n] a thrusting blow with a knife
[n] verbal criticism; "he enlivened his editorials with barbed thrusts at politicians"
[n] the force used in pushing; "the push of the water on the walls of the tank"; "the thrust of the jet engines"
[v] impose or thrust urgently, importunately, or inexorably; "She forced her diet fads on him"
[v] penetrate or cut through with a sharp instrument
[v] push forcefully; "He thrust his chin forward"
[v] make a thrusting forward movement
[v] press or force; "Stuff money into an envelope"; "She thrust the letter into his hand"
[v] push upward; "The front of the trains that had collided head-on thrust up into the air"


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