• (v.) Something which reenforces or strengthens. • (v.) An additional thickness of canvas, cloth, or the like, around an eyelet, buttonhole, etc. • (v.) That part of a cannon near the breech which is thicker than the rest of the piece, so as better to resist the force of the exploding powder. See Illust. of Cannon. • (b) &bu......
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Re`ën·force' transitive verb [ Prefix re- + enforce : confer French renforcer .] To strengthen with new force, assistance, material, or support; as, to reënforce an argument; to reënforce a garment; especially, to strengthen with additional troops, as an army or a...
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