Strength or energy as an attribute of physical action or movement
he pushed with all his force
The branch of a nation’s armed services that conducts military operations in the air
In great strength or numbers
The putout of a base runner who is forced to go to the next base
Compulsorily, of necessity.
An elite US Army unit whose main responsibilities are rescue operations and special forces work
Force (a person or animal) to eat
(Chiefly in science fiction) an invisible barrier of exerted strength or impetus
A play in which a runner must advance when a ball is hit, thereby allowing a fielder to put the runner out by touching the approached base before the runner gets there
A pump used to move water or other liquid under pressure
(Of a person) old or mature in certain respects without having developed fully in others
All the members of a particular organization or population who are able to work, viewed collectively
The force or influence that gives something its vitality or strength
Unconcealed, ruthless force.
Power ascribed to nerves; neuroelectric activity; an instance of this.
A unit of force equal to the weight of a mass of one ounce, especially under standard gravity; one-sixteenth of a pound-force.
A unit of force equal to the weight of a mass of one pound avoirdupois, especially under standard gravity (when it is equivalent to approx. 4.45 newtons); abbreviated lbf.
Spiritual energy; a vital force conceived of as constituting, residing in, or emanating from the soul.
An armed force organized for a special operation
A political group or party acting as a check on conflict between two extreme or opposing groups
The energy or spirit that animates living creatures; the soul
The force that acts between quarks and between gluons by virtue of their colour; the strong force.
The South African armed services, consisting of the army, navy, air force, and medical service
Unforeseeable circumstances that prevent someone from fulfilling a contract
The force that is exerted by a magnetic field on a moving electric charge
(attributive) designating a weapon having magnum capacity.
A force on a rotating body arising from the Magnus effect.
The force or power of human agency; human strength.
A strong attractive force between nucleons in the atomic nucleus that holds the nucleus together
An organized body of police officers responsible for a country, district, or town
Paranormal or supernatural energy, power, or influence; an instance of this.
A military force equipped and organized for sudden attack
People engaged in or available for work in a particular area, industry, etc.
Another term for coercivity.
The force with which electricity tends to move matter; the force acting between objects with opposite electric charges.
By means of
The simulation of physical attributes such as weight in computer gaming and virtual reality, allowing the user to interact directly with virtual objects using touch
The exchange force between two nucleons, in which charge and spin are both exchanged.
An influence acting within the physical world, a force of nature; a mechanical force.
A force equal and opposite to a force giving rise to it; compare sense 2b.
A force that acts to return a perturbed system to equilibrium or to restore a deformed body to its original form; specifically such a force in an elastic object (e.g. a spring), the magnitude of which is proportional to the displacement.
A base from which military aircraft operate.
The shade of blue of an air force uniform (of a specified country).
A child of a parent (or parents) belonging to an air force.
The designation (when the president of the US is aboard) of any of several specially equipped jetliners maintained by the US Air Force
An apparent force that acts outward on a body moving around a center, arising from the body’s inertia
A force that acts on a body moving in a circular path and is directed toward the center around which the body is moving
Adopt a fast pace in a race in order to tire out one’s opponents quickly