Upthrow Up*throw", v. t. To throw up. --Drayton. [1913 Webster]

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  • Upthrow — Up throw , n. (Mining) See {Throw}, n., 9. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • upthrow — [up′thrō΄] n. 1. a throwing up; upheaval 2. Geol. that side of a fault which has moved upward relative to the other side …   English World dictionary

  • upthrow — /ˈʌpθroʊ/ (say upthroh) noun 1. an upheaval. 2. Geology, Mining that side of a fault where a mass of rock is higher than its continuation on the other side of the fault plane. Also, upthrow side …   Australian English dictionary

  • upthrow — I. transitive verb (upthrew; upthrown; throwing) Date: 14th century to throw or thrust upward II. noun Date: 1807 an upward displacement (as of a rock stratum) ; upheaval, upthrust …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • upthrow — n. /up throh /; v. /up throh /, n., v., upthrew, upthrown, upthrowing. n. 1. an upheaval, as of the earth s surface. 2. Geol. an upward displacement of rock on one side of a fault. v.t. 3. to throw or cast up or upward. [1590 1600; UP + THROW] *… …   Universalium

  • upthrow — 1. verb a) To throw or cast upwards. For fifty tons of water were upthrown / By them per hour [...]. b) To throw up (a mass of material) from below, causing a fault. 2. noun A fault in which a mass of material has be …   Wiktionary

  • upthrow — verb (past upthrew; past participle upthrown) Geology displace (a rock formation) upwards …   English new terms dictionary

  • upthrow — n. 1 the act or an instance of throwing upwards. 2 Geol. an upward dislocation of strata …   Useful english dictionary

  • Throw — Throw, n. 1. The act of hurling or flinging; a driving or propelling from the hand or an engine; a cast. [1913 Webster] He heaved a stone, and, rising to the throw, He sent it in a whirlwind at the foe. Addison. [1913 Webster] 2. A stroke; a blow …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Usingen — Infobox Ort in Deutschland Art = Stadt Wappen = Wappen Usingen.jpg lat deg = 50 |lat min = 20 |lat sec = 04 lon deg = 8 |lon min = 32 |lon sec = 15 Lageplan = Bundesland = Hessen Regierungsbezirk = Darmstadt Landkreis = Hochtaunuskreis Höhe = 269 …   Wikipedia

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