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Wiktionary

  1. forcing(Noun)

    The net flux of energy in or out of a system; the net change in an energy balance.

  2. forcing(Noun)

    The art of raising plants at an earlier season than is normal, especially by using a hotbed

  3. forcing(Noun)

    An extension in the development time of an underexposed negative in order to bring out detail

  4. forcing(Noun)

    A technique used to prove the consistency of certain axioms in set theory

Webster Dictionary

  1. Forcing

    of Force

  2. Forcing(noun)

    the accomplishing of any purpose violently, precipitately, prematurely, or with unusual expedition

  3. Forcing(noun)

    the art of raising plants, flowers, and fruits at an earlier season than the natural one, as in a hitbed or by the use of artificial heat

Freebase

  1. Forcing

    In the mathematical discipline of set theory, forcing is a technique invented by Paul Cohen for proving consistency and independence results. It was first used, in 1963, to prove the independence of the axiom of choice and the continuum hypothesis from Zermelo–Fraenkel set theory. Forcing was considerably reworked and simplified in the 1960s, and has proven to be an extremely powerful technique both within set theory and in areas of mathematical logic such as recursion theory. Descriptive set theory uses both the notion of forcing from recursion theory as well as set theoretic forcing. Forcing has also been used in model theory but it is common in model theory to define genericity directly without mention of forcing.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. forcing

    The operation of making a bullet take the grooves of a rifle. This was formerly effected in various ways, by flattening the bullet in its seat with the ramrod, by using a patch, etc. (See Projectiles, Bullets.) The term is not much used at the present day.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of forcing in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of forcing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of forcing in a Sentence

  1. Saskia Popescu:

    On a personal level, it discourages people from coming forward, from being transparent. You're more likely to have people try and go about travel in less direct ways, which would then totally negate the purpose of that, you're forcing people into situations that could more actively promote disease transmission.

  2. Ted Deutch:

    The fact is that the families and the student survivors from Stoneman Douglas have spent the past almost nine months forcing this issue into the center of the political debate, that's why you've seen so many ads. That's why you've seen marches not just in Washington but all around the country. And that's why so many of my soon-to-be former colleagues were defeated because, for years, they thought that they could ignore arguments from families and gun safety advocates and sit back and comfortable receive gun company money, and think they would be protected.

  3. Mitchell Taylor:

    I definitely think they could've had stronger messaging, i think we all have to be better at forcing people to the table, rather than allowing people to roam with the opposition.

  4. Immigration Services spokesman Michael Bars:

    USCIS is committed to protecting U.S. workers, the integrity of our immigration system, and our laws, those forcing a government shutdown in order to protest border security only hurt the interests of the people they're supposed to put first.

  5. J. Michael Straczynski:

    Never follow somebody else's path it doesn't work the same way twice for anyone...the path follows you and rolls up behind you as you walk, forcing the next person to find their own way.

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