(present participle of)
The act by which something is thrown.
1909, Booth Tarkington, ''Beasley's Christmas Party''
- (..) it looked like a house where they played charades, where there would be long streamers of evergreen and dozens of wreaths of holly at Christmas-time, where there were tearful, happy weddings and great throwings of rice after little brides (..)
The process of making ceramic ware on the potter's wheel