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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.
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Manila: President Rodrigo Duterte has warned he might order the mobilisation of the country's military reserve force if threats to the country persist.
Additionally, the PM directed to mobilise funds and material resources needed to summon the military reserve force so that they contribute to securing the forthcoming elections, bearing in mind that security forces are entrusted with safeguarding public order and tracking down terrorists.
So far the operation has been limited to distant air and naval strikes, although Tel Aviv has said a land campaign is possible and has called up 40,000 personnel from its military reserve force.(Cihan/Ria Novosti)
Gethin reveals he has decided to join the military reserve force himself.

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