force

  • 1 force — [ fɔrs ] n. f. • 1080; bas lat. fortia, plur. neutre substantivé de fortis → 1. fort; forcer I ♦ La force de qqn. 1 ♦ Puissance d action physique (d un être, d un organe). Force physique; force musculaire. ⇒ résistance, robustesse, vigueur. Force …

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  • 2 forcé — force [ fɔrs ] n. f. • 1080; bas lat. fortia, plur. neutre substantivé de fortis → 1. fort; forcer I ♦ La force de qqn. 1 ♦ Puissance d action physique (d un être, d un organe). Force physique; force musculaire. ⇒ résistance, robustesse, vigueur …

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  • 3 force — Force, Vis, Neruositas, Fortitudo, Virtus. Il se prend quelquesfois pour le dessus d une entreprinse ou affaire, comme, Il combatit si vaillamment que la force fut sienne, c est à dire, que le dessus du combat et la victoire fut à luy. Item,… …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 4 force — 1 n 1: a cause of motion, activity, or change intervening force: a force that acts after another s negligent act or omission has occurred and that causes injury to another: intervening cause at cause irresistible force: an unforeseeable event esp …

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  • 5 force — Force. subst. fem. Vigueur, faculté naturelle d agir vigoureusement. Il se dit proprement du corps. Force naturelle. grande force. force extraordinaire. force de corps. force de bras, la force consiste dans les nerfs. frapper de toute sa force, y …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 6 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

  • 7 forcé — forcé, ée (for sé, sée) part. passé de forcer. 1°   À quoi on a fait violence, qu on a tordu, brisé avec violence. Un coffre forcé. Une serrure forcée. •   Ils [les Juifs] répandirent dans le monde que le sépulcre [de Jésus] avait été forcé ;… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 8 force — n 1 *power, energy, strength, might, puissance Analogous words: *stress, strain, pressure, tension: *speed, velocity, momentum, impetus, headway 2 Force, violence, compulsion, coercion, duress, constraint, restraint denote the exercise or the… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 9 force — [fôrs, fōrs] n. [ME < OFr < VL * fortia, * forcia < L fortis, strong: see FORT1] 1. strength; energy; vigor; power 2. the intensity of power; impetus [the force of a blow] 3. a) physical power or strength exerted against a person or… …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 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

  • 11 force — ► NOUN 1) physical strength or energy as an attribute of action or movement. 2) Physics an influence tending to change the motion of a body or produce motion or stress in a stationary body. 3) coercion backed by the use or threat of violence. 4)… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 12 Force K — was a British Royal Navy task force of the Second World War. It operated out of Malta and was responsible for intercepting convoys carrying supplies to the Italian and German forces in North Africa, including Erwin Rommel s Afrika Korps.Force K… …

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  • 13 Force 17 — is an elite commando and special operations unit of the Palestinian Fatah movement and later of the Office of the Chairman of the Palestinian Authority.Force 17 was formed in the early 1970s by senior Fatah militant Ali Hassan Salameh (Abu… …

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  • 14 Force FM — is UK pirate radio station, broadcasting across London the surrounding areas on 106.5 MHz FM. The station has been transmitting on or around this frequency since 1994 and remains one of the UK s most consistent illegal broadcasters.Force FM is… …

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  • 15 Force — 〈[ fɔ:rs] f. 19〉 Stärke, Kraft, Gewalt, Zwang ● Force de Frappe [dəfrạp] französ. atomare Streitmacht; Force majeure [maʒø:r] höhere Gewalt [frz.] * * * Force [fɔrs ], die; , n <Pl. selten> [frz. force < vlat. fortia = Kraft, Macht,… …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 16 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 17 Force 17 — (Streitmacht 17) ist eine bewaffnete Elitetruppe und Leibwächtereinheit der Palästinensischen Autonomiebehörde, die unmittelbar deren Präsidenten untersteht. Ursprünglich war sie eine Organisation der Fatah. Die Force 17 entstand in den frühen… …

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  • 18 Force — force. (Voz fr.). □ V. tour de force. * * * (as used in expressions) United States Air Force Force Acts British Expeditionary Force Royal Air Force …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 19 Force 10 — may refer to: *Force 10 from Navarone (film) *Force 10 on the Beaufort scale of wind speeds *Gull Force 10, a fuel brand in New Zealand *Force10, an American computer networking company *Force 10, an amusement ride …

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  • 20 Force — Force …

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