Associations to the word «Thrash»

Wiktionary

THRASH, verb. To beat mercilessly.
THRASH, verb. To defeat utterly.
THRASH, verb. To thresh.
THRASH, verb. To move about wildly or violently; to flail; to labour.
THRASH, verb. (software) To extensively test a software system, giving a program various inputs and observing the behavior and outputs that result.
THRASH, verb. (computing) In computer architecture, to cause poor performance of a virtual memory (or paging) system.
THRASH, noun. A beat or blow; the sound of beating.
THRASH, noun. (music) A particularly aggressive and intense form of heavy metal music with a focus on speed, technical precision, and alternate picking.
THRASH METAL, noun. An aggressive and intense form of heavy metal music with a focus on speed, technical precision, and alternate picking, and often having violent lyrics.
THRASH METALLER, noun. A fan of thrash metal.
THRASH OUT, verb. (idiomatic) (intransitive) To discuss something so fully as to resolve a problem or conflict; to hammer out.

Dictionary definition

THRASH, noun. A swimming kick used while treading water.
THRASH, verb. Give a thrashing to; beat hard.
THRASH, verb. Move or stir about violently; "The feverish patient thrashed around in his bed".
THRASH, verb. Dance the slam dance.
THRASH, verb. Beat so fast that (the heart's) output starts dropping until (it) does not manage to pump out blood at all.
THRASH, verb. Move data into and out of core rather than performing useful computation; "The system is thrashing again!".
THRASH, verb. Beat the seeds out of a grain.
THRASH, verb. Beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight; "We licked the other team on Sunday!".

Wise words

To use the same words is not a sufficient guarantee of understanding; one must use the same words for the same genus of inward experience; ultimately one must have one's experiences in common.
Friedrich Nietzsche