Definitions of thrash:
  • noun:   a swimming kick used while treading water
  • verb:   give a thrashing to; beat hard
  • verb:   beat the seeds out of a grain
  • verb:   move data into and out of core rather than performing useful computation
    Example: "The system is thrashing again!"
  • verb:   beat so fast that (the heart's) output starts dropping until (it) does not manage to pump out blood at all
  • verb:   beat thoroughly in a competition or fight
  • verb:   move or stir about violently
    Example: "The feverish patient thrashed around in his bed"
  • verb:   dance the slam dance
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 33333 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #4277)

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