Definition of Forces

1. Noun. (plural of force) ¹



2. Noun. (context: military) troops (plural only). ¹

3. Noun. (context: music) the orchestral instrumentation (and voices) used in a musical production (nearly always used in plural form only). ¹

4. Verb. (third-person singular of force) ¹

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Definition of Forces

1. force [v] - See also: force

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Forces

forcemeats
forcement
forcené
forceout
forceouts
forceps
forceps anterior
forceps delivery
forceps major
forceps minor
forceps posterior
forcepses
forcepslike
forcer
forcers
forces (current term)
forces of nature
forces out
forcest
forceth
forcible
forcible-feeble
forcibleness
forciblenesses
forcibly
forcing
forcing house
forcing houses
forcing out
forcingly

Literary usage of Forces

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1. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1867)
"Hence in a linear complex there are acting on each point of space forces in all ... Hence we derive the following theorem :— In a complex of rotatory forces ..."

2. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians (1904)
"CHAPTER IV LUTHER THE Reformation of the sixteenth century had its birth and growth in a union of spiritual and secular forces such as the world has seldom ..."

3. The Theory and Practice of Modern Framed Structures, Designed for the Use of by John Butler Johnson, Charles Walter Bryan, Frederick Eugene Turneaure, William Spaulding Kinne (1910)
"forces.—A Force is that which tends to change the state of motion of a body. ... forces exerted upon a given body by another body are called external forces ..."

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