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coin toss

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  • Coin flipping — or coin tossing or heads or tails is the practice of throwing a coin in the air to choose between two alternatives, sometimes to resolve a dispute between two parties. It is a form of sortition which inherently has only two possible and equally… …   Wikipedia

  • Toss (cricket) — In the sport of cricket, a coin is tossed to determine which team bats first. This is known as the toss.Before play begins, the captain of each side will inspect the pitch. Based on the pitch and weather conditions, the captains select their… …   Wikipedia

  • toss — 01. Paco was [tossing] the ball in the air for his dog to catch in its mouth. 02. The frustrated student crumpled his test paper into a ball, and [tossed] it into the waste basket. 03. The small plane was being [tossed] about in the sky by strong …   Grammatical examples in English

  • toss/flip a coin — to decide something by throwing a coin up in the air and seeing which side is shown after it lands Let s toss a coin. Heads, we don t go; tails, we do. • • • Main Entry: ↑coin …   Useful english dictionary

  • Toss — Toss, v. i. 1. To roll and tumble; to be in violent commotion; to write; to fling. [1913 Webster] To toss and fling, and to be restless, only frets and enrages our pain. Tillotson. [1913 Webster] 2. To be tossed, as a fleet on the ocean. Shak.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • toss — ► VERB 1) throw lightly or casually. 2) move from side to side or back and forth. 3) jerk (one s head or hair) sharply backwards. 4) throw (a coin) into the air so as to make a choice, based on which side of the coin faces uppermost when it lands …   English terms dictionary

  • Toss — Toss, Tossed or Tossing may refer to:;Cricket * Full toss, cricket delivery * Toss (cricket);Music * Tossed , a song by Frank Black on his eponymous album;People * Toss Woollaston;Places * Töss and Töss (river), in Zürich;Salad * Salad tossing.… …   Wikipedia

  • toss-up — toss ,up noun singular INFORMAL the act of throwing a coin into the air and making a decision based on which side the coin falls on be a toss up used for saying that you do not know which of two things to choose or which of two things will happen …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • toss up — 1. To toss a coin 2. To cook and serve up hastily • • • Main Entry: ↑toss * * * ˌtoss ˈup [intransitive/transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they …   Useful english dictionary

  • toss — [tôs, täs] vt. [prob. < Scand, as in Norw dial. tossa, to spread, strew; akin to MLowG tōsen, to tear, ME ( to) tusen, to pull to pieces < IE base * dā( i) , to part, tear > TEASE] 1. to throw or pitch about; fling here and there; buffet …   English World dictionary

  • toss-up — n 1.) it s a toss up spoken used when you do not know which of two things will happen, or which of two things to choose ▪ I don t know who ll get the job it s a toss up between Carl and Steve. 2.) [C usually singular] BrE an act of tossing a coin …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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