forced vital capacity n.
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
noun, Machinery. 1. . noun, Machinery. 1. assembly of two tightly fitting parts, as a hub on a shaft, made by a press or the like. noun 1. (engineering) a type of fit for mating parts, usually tighter than a sliding fit, used when the parts do not have to move relative to each other
[fawrs-fuh l, fohrs-] /ˈfɔrs fəl, ˈfoʊrs-/ adjective 1. full of ; powerful; vigorous; effective: a forceful plea for peace. 2. acting or driven with . /ˈfɔːsfʊl/ adjective 1. powerful 2. persuasive or effective adj. 1570s, from force (n.) + -ful. Related: Forcefully; forcefulness.