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force(fors) energy or power; that which originates or arrests motion. Symbol F.
Physics A vector quantity—i.e., has both magnitude and direction—measured in newtons—N; the force of gravity acting on a 1 kg mass is 9.81 N; F=ma
forcean interaction between two bodies, objects or agents which changes (or tends to change) motion either by contact or by action at-a-distance. May be a 'push' or a 'pull'. Note that a force changes the state of motion (including change from zero) but does not itself maintain an existing state of motion. net force the mathematical result of all the forces applied to an object or body, taking into account the size and direction of the forces. Measured in newtons (N). See also inertial movement.
forceeffects of mass and acceleration exerted on or by a body (units of force = newtons)
2. one of the parts of a force into which it may be resolved.
2. the force required to compact or condense a plastic material (e.g., amalgam, wax).
2. the force transmitted to the teeth and their supporting structures by tooth-to-tooth contact or through a bolus of food or other interposed substance.
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