[fawrst-draft, -drahft, fohrst-] /ˈfɔrstˌdræft, -ˌdrɑft, ˈfoʊrst-/
using a flow of air or air forced through a pipe or system of pipes by fans or blowers:
a forced-draft central heating system.
proceeding at full speed or intensity:
forced-draft production of the medicine.
- Force de frappe
/French fɔrs də frap/ noun 1. a military strike force, esp the independent nuclear strike force of France
- Forced expiratory flow
forced expiratory flow n. Abbr. FEF The flow of air from the lungs during measurement of forced vital capacity.
- Forced expiratory time
forced expiratory time n. Abbr. FET The time taken to expire a given volume during measurement of forced vital capacity.
- Forced expiratory volume
forced expiratory volume n. Abbr. FEV The maximum volume of air that can be expired from the lungs in a specific time interval when starting from maximum inspiration.