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  1. present participle of thrust


thrusting (plural thrustings)

  1. The motion by which someone or something thrusts.
  2. The act of squeezing curd by hand, to expel the whey.
  3. The white whey, or that which is last pressed out of the curd by the hand, and of which butter is sometimes made.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for thrusting in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)