Definitions

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  • proper n. Falls. used in place names.

Etymologies

From Old Norse fors or foss ("waterfall") (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Another benefit to using magnetic force over gravitational Force is that we can control magnetic fieldsquite well but we are sorely lacking in the knowledge of controlling gravitational ones except for the type where we cast off mass and that's a one time deal.

    Asteroid Capture into Earth Orbit

  • Israeli officials theorized that the attack could have been in retaliation for Monday's assassination by Israeli forces of Masoud Ayad, 54, a commander of Yasir Arafat's elite Force 17 security force in Gaza in what Barak hailed as a "preventive operation."

    Hit-And-Run Horror

  • (You know, peace is not one sided action, it has to be done by both sides, and actions HAVE to be done by both sides, as I will never accept your existence if you don't accept mine, and I repeat, peace can't be won by force, because Force is not eternal for one side or the other).

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • The philosophic explanation, therefore, of the Centrifugal Force, is that Force which flows from a centre, and _which is the exact opposite and counterpart of the Centripetal Force_.

    Aether and Gravitation

  • There needs therefore a force, not an imagined one, simply conceived to fill a want, but a real Force, as real and as plainly to be understood as the

    Aether and Gravitation

  • Society shall have persuaded the Emperor Nicholas or Francis-Joseph to disband his armies and rely for the support of his government on its intrinsic justice and inherent moral force, I shall be ready to enter its ranks; but while Despotism, Fraud and Wrong are triumphantly upheld by Force, I do not see how Freedom, Justice and Progress can safely disclaim and repudiate the only weapons that tyrants fear -- the only arguments they regard.

    Glances at Europe In a Series of Letters from Great Britain, France, Italy, Switzerland, &c. During the Summer of 1851.

  • When a wind makes a name for itself, you know it's a force to be reckoned with (Force 10 and above to be precise) and the Mistral is what the Audi MedCup competitors will be waiting for in Marseilles today.

    YBW News

  • So maybe you ought to learn something from this, unless of course you think force is a good thing and you're willing to sacrifice your property and your life to the cause of Force.

    Propeller Most Popular Stories

  • He offers what reinforcement he can through the Force, but the hatch buckles, and the force of the blast knocks slams him against the airlock.

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  • Constitutional amendments barring redistribution, prohibiting collectivism, barring force, removing barriers to other parties, banning government Force, should be already making the rounds.

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