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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. Kip Kelly:

    They are already having a dramatic impact on companies, forcing changes that I think are long overdue, when millennials first started coming into the workforce companies knew that they were different but they didn't have to adapt.

  2. Kirstjen Nielsen:

    The ports of entry for those seeking asylum have been blocked, i went out there yesterday with a group of six other members of Congress. We saw the border guard standing there checking papers and only letting those across the bridge who already had visas to come into the United States, or American passports and so forth. They were blocking those who didn't have papers, who would be asserting themselves for asylum. So they're essentially forcing people to cross the border illegally or leave them stranded( on the) very dangerous Mexican side of the border.

  3. Human Rights Watch:

    Two of the boys who escaped told the media that ISIS was forcing the children to undergo lessons in Sharia and jihadist ideology, and one of these boys said that ISIS beat the children who misbehaved.

  4. Francesco Motta:

    We have a lot of information on the recruitment of children, children as young as nine, to train them sometimes to use them as suicide operatives in their operations, but also forcing them to give blood and also take armed combat roles in other parts where conflict is taking place.

  5. Donald Trump:

    What can be simpler or more accurately stated? The Mexican Government is forcing their most unwanted people into the United States. They are, in many cases, criminals, drug dealers, rapists, etc., this was evident just this week when, as an example, a young woman in San Francisco was viciously killed by a five time deported Mexican with a long criminal record, who was forced back into the United States because they didn't want him in Mexico.

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