toss /ˈtɔs, ˈtɑs/
投擲,拋,搖擺,震盪,擲錢幣決定(vt.)投擲,猛?,搖盪,使不安 ; (通常指BBS站在處理信件包裹時, 解包分信的動作)
Toss, v. i.
1. To roll and tumble; to be in violent commotion; to write; to fling.
To toss and fling, and to be restless, only frets and enrages our pain. --Tillotson.
2. To be tossed, as a fleet on the ocean.
To toss for, to throw dice or a coin to determine the possession of; to gamble for.
To toss up, to throw a coin into the air, and wager on which side it will fall, or determine a question by its fall. --Bramsion.
Toss v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tossed (less properly Tost ); p. pr. & vb. n. Tossing.]
1. To throw with the hand; especially, to throw with the palm of the hand upward, or to throw upward; as, to toss a ball.
2. To lift or throw up with a sudden or violent motion; as, to toss the head.
He tossed his arm aloft, and proudly told me,
He would not stay. --Addison.
3. To cause to rise and fall; as, a ship tossed on the waves in a storm.
We being exceedingly tossed with a tempest. --Act xxvii. 18.
4. To agitate; to make restless.
Calm region once,
And full of peace, now tossed and turbulent. --Milton.
5. Hence, to try; to harass.
Whom devils fly, thus is he tossed of men. --Herbert.
6. To keep in play; to tumble over; as, to spend four years in tossing the rules of grammar. [Obs.]
To toss off, (a) to drink hastily. (b) to accomplish easily or quickly. (c) to say in an offhand manner; as, to toss off a comment. (d) to masturbate; -- British slang.
To toss the cars.See under Oar, n.
1. A throwing upward, or with a jerk; the act of tossing; as, the toss of a ball.
2. A throwing up of the head; a particular manner of raising the head with a jerk.
n 1: the act of flipping a coin [syn: flip]
2: (sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of
your team; "the pass was fumbled" [syn: pass, flip]
3: an abrupt movement; "a toss of his head"
v 1: throw or toss with a light motion; "flip me the beachball";
"toss me newspaper" [syn: flip, sky, pitch]
2: lightly throw to see which side comes up; "I don't know what
to do--I may as well flip a coin!" [syn: flip]
3: throw carelessly; "chuck the ball" [syn: chuck]
4: move or stir about violently; "The feverish patient thrashed
around in his bed" [syn: convulse, thresh, thresh
about, thrash, thrash about, slash, jactitate]
5: throw or cast away; "Put away your worries" [syn: discard,
fling, toss out, toss away, chuck out, cast
aside, dispose, throw out, cast out, throw away,
cast away, put away]
6: agitate; "toss the salad"