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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 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)

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Toss, 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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"