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  • 1 force-out — noun Date: 1896 a play in baseball in which a runner is put out by being forced to advance to the next base but failing to do so safely …

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  • 2 Force play — In baseball, a force is a situation when a baserunner is compelled (or forced ) to vacate his time of pitch base and thus try to advance to the next base because the batter became a runner. A runner at first base is always forced to attempt to… …

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  • 3 force — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Vulgar Latin *fortia, from Latin fortis strong Date: 14th century 1. a. (1) strength or energy exerted or brought to bear ; cause of motion or change ; active power < the forces of nature …

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  • 4 force play — or[force out] {n.} A play in baseball in which a runner is out because he does not run to the next base before the fielder with the ball touches the base. * /Bob was out at second base when Joe hit into a force play./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 5 force play — or[force out] {n.} A play in baseball in which a runner is out because he does not run to the next base before the fielder with the ball touches the base. * /Bob was out at second base when Joe hit into a force play./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 6 force play — noun Date: 1912 force out …

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  • 7 Force-feeding — Force feeding, which in some circumstances is also called gavage, is the practice of feeding a person or an animal against their will. Force feeding of humans Force feeding is generally carried out by passing a tube through the nose into the… …

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  • 8 out in force — {adv. phr.} Present in very large numbers; en masse. * /On the Fourth of July the police cars are out in force in the Chicago area./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 9 out in force — {adv. phr.} Present in very large numbers; en masse. * /On the Fourth of July the police cars are out in force in the Chicago area./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 10 Force spectroscopy — is a dynamic analytical technique that allows the study of the mechanical properties of single polymer molecules or proteins, or individual chemical bonds. It is performed by pulling on the system under scrutiny with controlled forces. As a… …

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  • 11 Force — Force, n. [F. force, LL. forcia, fortia, fr. L. fortis strong. See {Fort}, n.] 1. Capacity of exercising an influence or producing an effect; strength or energy of body or mind; active power; vigor; might; often, an unusual degree of strength or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12 Force and arms — Force Force, n. [F. force, LL. forcia, fortia, fr. L. fortis strong. See {Fort}, n.] 1. Capacity of exercising an influence or producing an effect; strength or energy of body or mind; active power; vigor; might; often, an unusual degree of… …

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  • 13 Force-based algorithms — Force based or force directed algorithms are a class of algorithms for drawing graphs in an aesthetically pleasing way. Their purpose is to position the nodes of a graph in two dimensional or three dimensional space so that all the edges are of… …

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  • 14 Force — Force, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Forced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Forcing}.] [OF. forcier, F. forcer, fr. LL. forciare, fortiare. See {Force}, n.] 1. To constrain to do or to forbear, by the exertion of a power not resistible; to compel by physical, moral,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 15 Out Run — Arcade flyer for Out Run featuring the in game map. Developer(s) Sega AM2 Publisher(s) …

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  • 16 Out Zone — Developer(s) Toaplan Publisher(s) JP Romstar NA Romstar EU R …

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  • 17 Out — Out, interj. Expressing impatience, anger, a desire to be rid of; with the force of command; go out; begone; away; off. [1913 Webster] Out, idle words, servants to shallow fools! Shak. [1913 Webster] {Out upon!} or {Out on!} equivalent to shame… …

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  • 18 Out on — Out Out, interj. Expressing impatience, anger, a desire to be rid of; with the force of command; go out; begone; away; off. [1913 Webster] Out, idle words, servants to shallow fools! Shak. [1913 Webster] {Out upon!} or {Out on!} equivalent to… …

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  • 19 Out upon — Out Out, interj. Expressing impatience, anger, a desire to be rid of; with the force of command; go out; begone; away; off. [1913 Webster] Out, idle words, servants to shallow fools! Shak. [1913 Webster] {Out upon!} or {Out on!} equivalent to… …

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  • 20 Force Research Unit — (FRU) is alleged to be a name used by a covert military intelligence unit established by the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence in the Intelligence Corps of the British Army based at Templer Barracks, Ashford in Kent. The FRU is alleged to have… …

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