Throwing wheel
Throwing Throw"ing, a. & n. from {Throw}, v. [1913 Webster]

{Throwing engine}, {Throwing mill}, {Throwing table}, or {Throwing wheel} (Pottery), a machine on which earthenware is first rudely shaped by the hand of the potter from a mass of clay revolving rapidly on a disk or table carried by a vertical spindle; a potter's wheel. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • throwing wheel — noun A small, rotating circular table of variable speed used in the manufacture of ceramics …   Wiktionary

  • Throwing — Throw ing, a. & n. from {Throw}, v. [1913 Webster] {Throwing engine}, {Throwing mill}, {Throwing table}, or {Throwing wheel} (Pottery), a machine on which earthenware is first rudely shaped by the hand of the potter from a mass of clay revolving… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Throwing engine — Throwing Throw ing, a. & n. from {Throw}, v. [1913 Webster] {Throwing engine}, {Throwing mill}, {Throwing table}, or {Throwing wheel} (Pottery), a machine on which earthenware is first rudely shaped by the hand of the potter from a mass of clay… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Throwing mill — Throwing Throw ing, a. & n. from {Throw}, v. [1913 Webster] {Throwing engine}, {Throwing mill}, {Throwing table}, or {Throwing wheel} (Pottery), a machine on which earthenware is first rudely shaped by the hand of the potter from a mass of clay… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Throwing table — Throwing Throw ing, a. & n. from {Throw}, v. [1913 Webster] {Throwing engine}, {Throwing mill}, {Throwing table}, or {Throwing wheel} (Pottery), a machine on which earthenware is first rudely shaped by the hand of the potter from a mass of clay… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Throwing — may refer to: *Throw (grappling), a martial arts and grappling technique that involves off balancing or lifting an opponent *Throwing (cricket), bowling a delivery in cricket with an elbow flexion degree higher than that set by the ICC *Knife… …   Wikipedia

  • throwing table — noun A potter s wheel • • • Main Entry: ↑throw …   Useful english dictionary

  • Throwing — Throw Throw, v. t. [imp. {Threw} (thr[udd]); p. p. {Thrown} (thr[=o]n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Throwing}.] [OE. [thorn]rowen, [thorn]rawen, to throw, to twist, AS. [thorn]r[=a]wan to twist, to whirl; akin to D. draaijen, G. drehen, OHG. dr[=a]jan, L.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • throwing —    In pottery, throwing means making a pot from a piece of clay on a potter s wheel …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • Potter's wheel — In pottery, a potter s wheel is a machine used in the shaping of round ceramic wares. The wheel may also be used during the process of trimming excess body from dried wares and for applying incised decoration or rings of colour. Use of the potter …   Wikipedia

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