[fawrs-draft, -drahft, fohrs-] /ˈfɔrsˈdræft, -ˈdrɑft, ˈfoʊrs-/
verb (used with object)
to draft (a law, proposal, or the like) quickly or under extreme pressure:
The committee must force-draft a code of ethics to present to the meeting tomorrow.
to cause to proceed at full speed or intensity.
noun, Law. 1. a sale held as a result of a judicial order.
- Forced vital capacity
forced vital capacity n. Abbr. FVC Vital capacity measured with subject exhaling as rapidly as possible.
[fawrs-feed, fohrs-] /ˈfɔrsˈfid, ˈfoʊrs-/ verb (used with object), force-fed, force-feeding. 1. to compel to take food, especially by means of a tube inserted into the throat: They force-fed the prisoners in the hunger strike. 2. to compel to absorb or assimilate: The recruits were force-fed a military attitude. noun 1. lubrication under pressure, as from […]
- Force-field analysis
noun 1. a decision-making technique, often presented graphically, that identifies all the positive and negative forces impinging on a problem