• (noun): A sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow).
    Example: "He made a thrusting motion with his fist"
    Synonyms: jab, jabbing, poke, poking, thrust

Some articles on thrusting:

Geology Of Russia - Caucasus Mountains
... In the west, some thrusting to the North of the Crest has taken place into the Kuban Basin ... When the thrusting die out the north slopes of the central Greater Caucasus form a basement uplift, forming a monocline dipping North ... Dagestan to the Eastern end of the range is the where most thrusting to the North occurs and has formed a folded zone of sediments, overlying some of the Terek Basin ...
Blade Weapons - Morphology - Blade
... These were still effective for thrusting against lightly armoured opponents ... Blades developed purely for thrusting are usually of triangular cross-section with no real cutting edge ...
Knife Legislation - Germany - Cutting and Thrusting Weapons
... Knives designated as cutting and thrusting weapons, but not otherwise specifically prohibited may be possessed by persons of 18 years and older ... German law defines a cutting and thrusting weapon as any object intended to reduce or eliminate the ability of a person to attack another person or to defend themselves ... Knives classed as cutting and thrusting weapons are generally restricted to possession and use on private property, and may not be carried in public ready for use or at certain public events ...
Foam Weapon - Padded Weapon Construction - Thrusting Tip
... The thrusting tips must be elastic and compressible ... In addition, between the core and the thrusting tip there should be placed a ridged punch protector consisting of either a pipe end cap or small plastic or leather disk ...
Jugger - Equipment
... weapons ("Pompfen") A staff, 180 cm in length, thrusting is not allowed A Q-Tip, 200 cm in length, double-ended, thrusting is allowed A longsword, 140 cm in length, thrusting is allowed A short sword and shield ...

Famous quotes containing the word thrusting:

    We can escape the commonplace only by manipulating it, controlling it, thrusting it into our dreams or surrendering it to the free play of our subjectivity.
    Raoul Vaneigem (b. 1934)

    True variety is in that plenitude of real and unexpected elements, in the branch charged with blue flowers thrusting itself, against all expectations, from the springtime hedge which seems already too full, while the purely formal imitation of variety ... is but void and uniformity, that is, that which is most opposed to variety....
    Marcel Proust (1871–1922)