(contract bridge) a bid, often at a higher level than is required, that is understood to oblige the bidder’s partner to reply
- Forcing frequency
noun 1. (physics) the frequency of an oscillating force applied to a system Compare natural frequency
- Forcing house
noun 1. a place where growth or maturity (as of fruit, animals, etc) is artificially hastened
[fawr-suh-peyt, fohr-] /ˈfɔr səˌpeɪt, ˈfoʊr-/ adjective 1. having the shape of or resembling a forceps.
forcipressure for·ci·pres·sure (fôr’sə-prěsh’ər) n. A method of arresting hemorrhage by compressing a blood vessel with forceps.