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Synonyms for force

Synonyms for force

power used to overcome resistance

effective means of influencing, compelling, or punishing

the strong effect exerted by one person or thing on another

the capacity to exert an influence

a group of people organized for a particular purpose

to cause (a person or thing) to act or move in spite of resistance

to compel by pressure or threats

to compel (another) to participate in or submit to a sexual act

Synonyms for force

a powerful effect or influence

an act of aggression (as one against a person who resists)

one possessing or exercising power or influence or authority

a group of people having the power of effective action

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(of a law) having legal validity

a putout of a base runner who is required to run

to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"

urge or force (a person) to an action


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impose urgently, importunately, or inexorably

squeeze like a wedge into a tight space

force into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically


take by force


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The shearing force was measured using a TMS-PRO texture analyzer (Food Technology Corporation, Stering, VA, USA) with the accuracy of 0.
Hosoi and her team tested many fluids by putting them between two plates and applying shearing forces.
Sierra has recently introduced the T900 model shear/baler/ logger, which offers 900 tons of shearing force and a shearing capacity of five cuts per minute at 24-inch cuts.
There were many reports that sheep fed with low shearing force ryegrass leaves have higher dry matter consumption (Mackinnon et al.
y] are coefficients of cross section form for shearing force, A is a cross-sectional area; [I.
1996, 1998), but whether diameter would influence the correlations of shearing force with chemical composition and in situ digestibility was uncertain.
According to this patent, better control over the material properties were made possible through the application of shearing forces.
The effect of shearing forces on thixotropic materials can produce different outcomes, depending on the forces' strength, speed and duration, which are typically expressed as shear force, shear rate and time.
Thermal fractionation for the separation of the rubber polymer 1 Properties of the complete system simultaneous separation, characterization and fractionation of polymers, gels and particles in a measurementSeparation of the sample components to be analyzed in two dimensions wider (by molecular weight and chemical composition)Separation range of large and ultra-large cross-linked polymers having molecular weights of 103 Da to 109 DaFlow separation channel without stationary phase separation under mild conditions without shearing forces, filters and adsorption, which would lead to a change in the molecular weight distribution of the sample.
Graft failures can be caused by the shearing forces of mobile grafts and by the separation of the graft from its recipient bed by substances such as air, blood, saliva, fat, and sera.
The Digistrip is half-coated with the same moisturizing polymer gel that conforms to uneven surfaces to remove all friction and shearing forces to the skin.
The MSE 400 milk separator makes use of their 'soft-stream' process to reduce shearing forces and skim the product gently, to achieve optimum skimming efficiency.
Less weight minimizes shearing forces on the joint.
As Muther explains it, the different materials in a laminate or composite accelerate differently, creating high shearing forces between them that literally tear the laminates apart at the adhesive boundaries between layers.
It's the consequence of shearing forces that rupture the superficial blood vessels.