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reinforce

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re-enforce

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reenforce

(rē′ĭn-fôrs′)
tr.v. rein·forced, rein·forcing, rein·forces
Psychology
a. To reward (an experimental subject, for example) with a reinforcer subsequent to a desired response or performance.
b. To encourage (a response) by means of a reinforcer.

re′in·force′a·ble adj.
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A growing emphasis on fuel-efficient vehicles and aircrafts in response to increasing oil prices is expected to propel demand in the carbon fiber reinforced plastics market.
Cookbooks also reinforced traditional ideologies of women's duties in the home by stressing "home cooking".
Peter Price-Thomas, The Natural Step; "The economic value of mineral concentrate technology," Scott Brann, Heritage Plastics; "Global markets and functional fillers," Mark Dedecker, Kline Europe SA, and Todd Harris, MineSet Partners; "Driving value through effective customer profiling and segmentation," Mark Maxwell, Dow Coming; "New opportunities with long glass fiber reinforced PP concentrates," Manfred Baer, LNP Engineering Plastics Europe BV; "Mechanical properties of a binary filler system (CaC[O.
Churtichaga + Quadra-Salcedo acknowledge a clear debt to Dieste and embrace reinforced brick with great enthusiasm, citing advantages of economy, simplicity and sustainability over other methods of construction.
Reinforced plastics demand in the US is expected to rise 2.
At the same time the sculptor Giuseppe Uncini, just over thirty years old, was developing a personal poetics that in many aspects paralleled Pasolini's, using bare, rough, unadorned reinforced concrete as the symbol of a new aesthetic, a modernity that had to be reckoned with, for better or worse.
Denso's unit, however, uses polypropylene reinforced with long-strand fiberglass instead of glass mat reinforced thermoplastic, or resin-molded pieces reinforced with steel plates.
Parents want to be sure that the values they have taught are reinforced and practiced in school.
The anastomosis was reinforced with fibrin sealant, which created an airtight seal.
Then they filled the holes with reinforced concrete--long steel rods surrounded by concrete, says Udom Hungspruke, one of the structural engineers who helped design the buildings.
Many cars, planes, tennis racquets and other modern accoutrements come off assembly lines at least partly built with composite materials composed of a plastic reinforced with, say, carbon or glass fibers.