[fawr-wer-ding] /ˈfɔr wər dɪŋ/
Bookbinding. a stage in which sections of a book are stitched, fitted with a back, pasted, etc., before being placed in the completed cover.
Engraving. the process of starting a copper plate by etching and of finishing with a graver.
[fawr-werd] /ˈfɔr wərd/
adverb, Also, forwards (for defs 1, 2)
toward or at a place, point, or time in advance; onward; :
to move forward; from this day forward; to look forward.
toward the front:
Let’s move forward so we can hear better.
into view or consideration; out; forth:
He brought forward several good suggestions.
toward the bow or front of a vessel or aircraft.
(defs 4, 5).
directed toward a point in advance; moving ahead; onward:
a forward motion.
being in a condition of advancement; well-advanced:
It was quite forward in the season when we finished our planting.
ready, prompt, or eager.
presumptuous, impertinent, or bold:
a rude, forward child.
situated in the front or forepart:
the forward part of the ship.
of or relating to the future; for the future or :
forward buying; a forward price.
lying ahead or to the front:
Take the forward path.
radical or extreme, as persons or opinions:
the forward trend in certain liberal thought.
Finance. something bought, as a security, for future delivery.
verb (used with object)
to send forward; transmit, especially to a new address:
to forward a letter.
to advance or help onward; promote:
The training will help to forward your career.
verb (used without object)
to advance or play a mechanism, recording tape, cassette, etc., in the forward direction:
to find a musical selection without forwarding through the whole cassette.
all the processes involved in the binding of a book subsequent to cutting and up to the fitting of its cover
directed or moving ahead
lying or situated in or near the front part of something
presumptuous, pert, or impudent: a forward remark
well developed or advanced, esp in physical, material, or intellectual growth or development: forward ideas
(archaic) (often postpositive) ready, eager, or willing
(finance) realting to fulfilment at a future date
(NZ) (of an animal) in good condition
an attacking player in any of various sports, such as soccer, hockey, or basketball
a variant of forwards
(ˈfɔːwəd; nautical history) (ˈfɒrəd). towards the front or bow of an aircraft or ship
into prominence or a position of being subject to public scrutiny; out; forth: the witness came forward
to send forward or pass on to an ultimate destination: the letter was forwarded from a previous address
to advance, help, or promote: to forward one’s career
(bookbinding) to prepare (a book) for the finisher
Old English forewearde “toward the front;” see fore + -ward. Adjectival sense of “early” is from 1520s; that of “presumptuous” is attested from 1560s.
1590s, “to help push forward,” from forward (adv.). Meaning “to send (a letter, etc.) on to another destination” is from 1757. Related: Forwarded; forwarding.
Old English, “the fore or front part” of something; see forward (adv.). The position in football so called since 1879.
noun 1. . noun 1. a person, agency, or enterprise engaged in the collection, shipment, and delivery of goods
[fawr-werd-loo k-ing] /ˈfɔr wərdˌlʊk ɪŋ/ adjective 1. planning for or anticipating possible future events, conditions, etc.; progressive.
[fawr-werd] /ˈfɔr wərd/ adverb, Also, forwards (for defs 1, 2) 1. toward or at a place, point, or time in advance; onward; : to move forward; from this day forward; to look forward. 2. toward the front: Let’s move forward so we can hear better. 3. into view or consideration; out; forth: He brought forward […]
- Forward market
noun 1. a market in which contracts are made to buy or sell currencies, commodities, etc, at some future date at a price fixed at the date of the contract Compare spot market