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  • 1 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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  • 2 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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  • 3 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… …

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  • 4 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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  • 5 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,… …

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  • 6 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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  • 7 Force — Force, v. i. [Obs. in all the senses.] 1. To use violence; to make violent effort; to strive; to endeavor. [1913 Webster] Forcing with gifts to win his wanton heart. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. To make a difficult matter of anything; to labor; to… …

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  • 8 Force — Force, v. t. [See {Farce} to stuff.] To stuff; to lard; to farce. [R.] [1913 Webster] Wit larded with malice, and malice forced with wit. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9 With — With, prep. [OE. with, AS. wi? with, against; akin to AS. wi?er against, OFries. with, OS. wi?, wi?ar, D. weder, we[^e]r (in comp.), G. wider against, wieder gain, OHG. widar again, against, Icel. vi? against, with, by, at, Sw. vid at, by, Dan.… …

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  • 10 force tabs — With reference to war plans, the statement of time phased deployments of major combat units by major commands and geographical areas …

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  • 11 Force — For other uses, see Force (disambiguation). See also: Forcing (disambiguation) Forces are also described as a push or pull on an object. They can be due to phenomena such as gravity, magnetism, or anything that might cause a mass to accelerate …

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  • 12 Force H — Infobox Military Unit unit name=Force H image caption= dates=1940–1943 country=United Kingdom allegiance= branch=Royal Navy type= role= size= command structure= current commander= Garrison=Gibraltar ceremonial chief= colonel of the regiment=… …

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  • 13 Force field — For other uses, see Force field (disambiguation). A force field, sometimes known as an energy shield, force shield, or deflector shield is a concept of a field tightly bounded and of significant magnitude so that objects affected by the… …

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  • 14 Force Bill — The United States Force Bill (enacted March 21833) authorized U.S. President Andrew Jackson s use of whatever force necessary to enforce tariffs. It was intended to suppress South Carolina s nullification of tariffs. Opponents of the bill… …

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  • 15 Force Ouvrière — Infobox Union name= CGT FO country= France affiliation= ITUC, ETUC, TUAC members= 300,000 full name= General Confederation of Labor Workers Force native name= Confédération Générale du Travail Force Ouvrière founded= 1948 current= head= dissolved …

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  • 16 With all one's might and main — Main Main, n. [AS. m[ae]gen strength, power, force; akin to OHG. magan, Icel. megin, and to E. may, v. [root]103. See {May}, v.] 1. Strength; force; might; violent effort. [Obs., except in certain phrases.] [1913 Webster] There were in this… …

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  • 17 With might and main — Main Main, n. [AS. m[ae]gen strength, power, force; akin to OHG. magan, Icel. megin, and to E. may, v. [root]103. See {May}, v.] 1. Strength; force; might; violent effort. [Obs., except in certain phrases.] [1913 Webster] There were in this… …

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  • 18 force-feed — transitive verb ( fed; feeding) Date: 1901 1. to feed (as an animal) by forcible administration of food 2. to force to take in < force feed students the classics > also used with a single object < force feed the classics to students > < force… …

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  • 19 With a high hand — High High, a. [Compar. {Higher}; superl. {Highest}.] [OE. high, hegh, hey, heh, AS. he[ a]h, h?h; akin to OS. h?h, OFries. hag, hach, D. hoog, OHG. h?h, G. hoch, Icel. h?r, Sw. h[ o]g, Dan. h[ o]i, Goth. hauhs, and to Icel. haugr mound, G. h[… …

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  • 20 force module package — A force module with a specific functional orientation (e.g. air superiority, close air support, reconnaissance, ground defense) that include combat, associated combat support, and combat service support forces. Additionally, force module packages …

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