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force

 [fors]
energy or power; that which originates or arrests motion or other activity.
Forces resulting from a fall are transmitted up to the spine through the long leg bones and pelvis. From McQuillan et al., 2002.
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 energy above that required for normal functioning. In the heart it is the power that will take care of the additional circulatory burden imposed by bodily exertion.
shearing f's see shear.
van der Waals f's the relatively weak, short-range forces of attraction existing between atoms and molecules, which results in the attraction of nonpolar organic compounds to each other (hydrophobic bonding).

re·serve force

the energy residing in the organism or any of its parts above that required for its normal functioning.

reserve force

A reserve of energy in excess of that required to carry out normal activities.

re·serve force

(rē-zĕrv' fōrs)
The energy residing in the organism or any of its parts above that required for its normal functioning.

force

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.
moment of force
the effect of a force exerted on a lever and about a fixed point.
reserve force
energy above that required for normal functioning. In the heart it is the power that will take care of the additional circulatory burden imposed by bodily exertion.
shearing force
a force exerted perpendicularly to a horizontal surface.
Van der Waals f's
the relatively weak, short-range forces of attraction existing between atoms and molecules, which results in the attraction of nonpolar organic compounds to each other (hydrophobic bonding).
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Answer: An employee who (a) is a spouse or same-gender domestic partner of a member of the Armed Forces of the United States, the National Guard, or the military reserve forces of the United States; and (b) has worked for the employer an average of 20 hours per week on the date OMFLA leave begins.
military reserve forces have been structured and have operated for more than a half century, according to a report issued by a congressional commission.
The Prince of Wales has praised a Birmingham lawyer for his work serving in the military reserve forces in Iraq.

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