from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A river of south-central Scotland flowing about 187 km (116 mi) eastward to the Firth of Forth, a wide inlet of the North Sea.

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  • proper n. A river in Scotland that flows for about 47 km (29 miles) from The Trossachs through Stirling to the Firth of Forth on the North Sea.
  • proper n. A high level (FOuRTH generation) programming language.


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  • His open-source offerings include Forth language interpreter/compilers for very low resource systems, cache resident systems (FoxForth), and application embedding (123Forth and @Forth for spreadsheet control and function library programming), kinetic and statistical physics (simulated annealing), and support and maintenance for on-board Forth, Java and GCC programming tool chains for smart phone and PDA environments.

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  • Forth is currently in Indonesia for several months, but has a book coming out this fall (assuming Kegan Paul/Routledge keeps on track), Wildman: Images from Flores, Southeast Asia, and Elsewhere.

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  • The tree-lined, sloping course is very similar to Colonial Country Club in Forth Worth, Texas, where Verplank has always played well.

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  • We can at last see the twin Forth bridges around the corner and up the firth.

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  • The Forth is the name of a bay (firth) in Scotland.


  • Forth from the blazing ruin the children came in hot haste.

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  • "Forth" -- to show the distinguished position their herd has taken.

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  • That Which Calls Forth Light shines with excellent results, but not into the Great Void.

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  • Instead of overawing the country, the appearance of the royal fleet in the Forth was the signal for Leslie's march with 20,000 men to the Border.

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  • May The Forth is a homage to lost youth, to the "hottest kid on the coolest scene", powered by a thunderous four-to-the-floor beat and rippling synth lines, while

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