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  1. forcesnoun

    troops (plural only).

  2. forcesnoun

    the orchestral instrumentation (and voices) used in a musical production (nearly always used in plural form only).

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  1. Forces

    In physics, a force is an influence that can change the motion of an object. A force can cause an object with mass to change its velocity (e.g. moving from a state of rest), i.e., to accelerate. Force can also be described intuitively as a push or a pull. A force has both magnitude and direction, making it a vector quantity. It is measured in the SI unit of newton (N). Force is represented by the symbol F (formerly P). The original form of Newton's second law states that the net force acting upon an object is equal to the rate at which its momentum changes with time. If the mass of the object is constant, this law implies that the acceleration of an object is directly proportional to the net force acting on the object, is in the direction of the net force, and is inversely proportional to the mass of the object. Concepts related to force include: thrust, which increases the velocity of an object; drag, which decreases the velocity of an object; and torque, which produces changes in rotational speed of an object. In an extended body, each part usually applies forces on the adjacent parts; the distribution of such forces through the body is the internal mechanical stress. Such internal mechanical stresses cause no acceleration of that body as the forces balance one another. Pressure, the distribution of many small forces applied over an area of a body, is a simple type of stress that if unbalanced can cause the body to accelerate. Stress usually causes deformation of solid materials, or flow in fluids.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. forces

    The army collectively, or naval and military forces engaged.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'forces' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #830

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'forces' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2332

Anagrams for forces »

  1. corfes

  2. fresco

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of forces in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of forces in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of forces in a Sentence

  1. Harry Browne:

    The income tax is the biggest single intrusion suffered by the American people. It forces every worker to be a bookkeeper, to open his records to the government, to explain his expenses, to fear conviction for a harmless accounting error. Compliance wastes billions of dollars. It penalizes savings and creates an enormous drag on the U.S. economy. It is incompatible with a free society, and we aren’t libertarians if we tolerate it.

  2. Phil Flynn:

    Weak industrial data in China and Japan is causing even more demand concerns [for oil], oil may also be seeing some pressure from the fact that the Iraqi army has taken back the city of Ramadi from ISIS forces. ..the crude oil market is also seeing pressure due to talk of Iranian oil coming back on line. Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zangenesh is claiming that they plan to export 500,000 barrels a day within a week after sanctions are removed.

  3. Liz Throssell:

    We are deeply concerned that, after recent fighting in Benghazi, people taken prisoner by members of the Libyan National Army, which effectively controls eastern Libya, may be at imminent risk of torture and even summary execution, reports have suggested the involvement of Special Forces, a unit aligned with the LNA, in torturing detainees and summarily executing at least 10 captured men.

  4. Greta Xu:

    We would be reminded by (security forces) on the streets to wear a mask. Theoretically it should be really safe.

  5. North Korea:

    Now that the US imperialists and the South Korean puppet forces again kicked off the dangerous nuclear war drills against the DPRK at its doorstep, our army will counter them with the toughest counteractions.

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