To distract, divert, or mislead: Crossing the stream, he threw the tracking dogs off.The act or an instance of throwing.

This article is about the process of launching a ballistic projectile with a throw.The act of tipping (dice) out onto a flat surface throwing missile - First an adjective meaning "suitable for throwing." precipitate, precipitation - Precipitate is from Latin praecipitare, "to throw or drive headlong precipitation first meant the action of falling or throwing down.The radius of a circle described by a crank, cam, or similar machine part.

To cause (one's voice) to seem to come from a source other than oneself.The act of giving or holding (a party).To cause to fall on or over something; cast: The rising sun threw shadows across the lawn.