Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A piece of forged work in metal: a general name for pieces of hammered iron or steel.
- n. A defect in a horse's gait consisting in striking the heel of the front shoe with the toe of the hind shoe, which produces a clicking sound. It is not considered so serious a fault as overreaching or grabbing.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The act of shaping metal by hammering or pressing.
- n. The act of counterfeiting.
- n. (Mach.) A piece of forged work in metal; -- a general name for a piece of hammered iron or steel.
- n. shaping metal by heating and hammering
“Known throughout the trucking industry as a tough bargainer, he played a key role in forging the first national freight-hauling agreement and helped make the Teamsters the largest labor union in the U.S.”
“Here are five garage-inspired bands with recent releases that succeed in forging their own sound.”
“My very best wishes for your success in forging partnerships with industry that will become an important pillar of the success of the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.”
“But there are sticking points in forging a deal that would allow Kurmanbek Bakiev to leave the central Asian country, engulfed by instability after fiery and deadly demonstrations raged in the capital of Bishkek last week.”
“We're working to encourage the U.S. to take a leadership role in forging this global consensus and global strategy before it's too late.”
“If you want to look back, take a look at how important water has been in forging our nation and economy.”
“The key to Afghanistan's future thus lies not in forging an unholy alliance after breaking the back of the Taliban, but rather in first smashing asunder devastating assumptions beginning with the misconception that Afghans would ever choose to live under a regime of corrupt Westernized bureaucrats and religiously psychotic warlords who espouse belief systems anathema to thousands of years of Afghan tribal sensibilities.”
“Analysts tout Netflix's strides in forging partnerships with content companies and device makers, making it one of the most significant applications in Internet television.”
“Concerns rightly persist, for instance, about whether its educational system sufficiently encourages individual creativity (often key in forging scientific breakthroughs), lack of systems thinking, and whether Chinese enterprises are capable of absorbing so much research.”
“Billed as an ethnic peace festival, it brought together those interested in forging better relations.”
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