### force

(Learning Modules / Mathematics / Gravity) Basically a 'push' or a 'pull' - usually causing a change of motion.

### Force

manipulation of environmental factors to make a plant blossom out of season.
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### force

[n] - (physics) the physical influence that produces a change in a physical quantity 2. [n] - group of people willing to obey orders 3. [n] - a group of people having the power of effective action 4. [n] - a powerful effect or influence 5. [n] - physical energy or intensity 6. [v] - force into or from an action or state, ...
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### Force

A push or pull.
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### Force

Forces can cause an object to speed up, slow down, change direction or change shape (if they are unbalanced). Forces are either push forces or pull forces. The SI unit of force is the newton
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### Force

The capacity to cause physical change.
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### Force

A force is that which when acting on a body that is free to move accelerates the motion of the body. The SI unit of force is the newton. 1 newton is defined as the force required to accelerate a mass of 1 kilogram by 1 metre per second per second.Conversions1 dyne=1x10-5 N1 poundal (pdl)=0.138255 N1 pound-force (lbf)=4.44822 N1 ton-force...
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### Force

A vector quantity which tends to change the condition of rest of a rigid body.
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### force

An entity that when applied to a mass causes it to accelerate. Sir Isaac Newtons Second Law of mation states: the magnitude of a force = mass * acceleration.
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### force

An entity that when applied to a mass causes it to accelerate. Sir Isaac Newton's Second Law of mation states: the magnitude of a force = mass * acceleration.
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### force

Forces are pushes and pulls that make things move or change shape.
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### Force

That which produces or tends to produce a change of motion or shape of a body. Measured in pounds or dynes.
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### force

An action (transfer of energy) that will accelerate a body in the direction of the applied force. See Newtons Laws of Motion
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### Force

Force transitive verb [ See Farce to stuff.] To stuff; to lard; to farce. [ R.] « Wit larded with malice, and malice forced with wit.» Shak.
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### Force

Force noun [ Of Scand. origin; confer Icelandic fors , foss , Danish fos .] A waterfall; a cascade. [ Prov. Eng.] « To see the falls for force of the river Kent.» T. Gray.
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### Force

Force intransitive verb [ Obsolete in all the senses.] 1. To use violence; to make violent effort; to strive; to endeavor. « Forcing with gifts to win his wanton heart.» Spenser. 2. To make a difficult matter of anything; to labor; to hesitate; hence, to ...
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### force

<physics> Rate of change of momentum with time. Forces are said to cause accelerations via f = ma (Newton's law). ... There are four primary forces known presently: the gravitational, electromagnetic, weak nuclear, and strong nuclear forces. The gravitational and electromagnetic forces are long-range (dropping as 1/distance^2), while the nucl...
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### force

personnel noun group of people willing to obey orders; `a public force is necessary to give security to the rights of citizens`
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### force

ram verb force into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically; `She rammed her mind into focus`; `He drives me mad`
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### force

(fors) energy or power; that which originates or arrests motion or other activity. electromotive force the force that, by reason of differences in potential, causes a flow of electricity from one place to another, giving rise to an electric current. reserve force ...
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### Force

• (n.) To compel, as by strength of evidence; as, to force conviction on the mind. • (n.) A waterfall; a cascade. • (n.) To put in force; to cause to be executed; to make binding; to enforce. • (n.) Any action between two bodies which changes, or tends to change, their relative condition as to rest or motion; or, more generally,...
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### force

(from the article `criminal law`) The law generally recognizes a number of particular situations in which the use of force, even deadly force, is excused or justified. The most ... ...Declaration on Principles of International Law Concerning Friendly Relations and Co-operation Among States in Accordance with the Charter of the ... Th...
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### force

in mechanics, any action that tends to maintain or alter the motion of a body or to distort it. The concept of force is commonly explained in terms ... [14 related articles]
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### force

The push or pull that gives energy to an object.
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### Force

[Star Wars] ==Origin== Lucas has attributed the origins of `The Force` to a 1963 abstract film by Arthur Lipsett, which sampled from many sources. When asked if this was the source of `the Force,` Lucas confirms that his use of the term in Star Wars was `an echo of that phrase in 21-87.` The idea behind it, however, was universal: `Similar ...
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