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Driving force   /drˈaɪvɪŋ fɔrs/   Listen
Driving force

noun
1.
The act of applying force to propel something.  Synonyms: drive, thrust.






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"Driving force" Quotes from Famous Books



... with consoling speculations had begun to appear in the press of the allied countries when the vast German offensive had thus become plainly revealed and had demonstrated its driving force. A Petrograd dispatch to the London "Morning Post" on the 15th of July, 1915, said of the German plan that it was to catch the Russian armies like a nut between nut crackers, that the two fronts moving up from north and ...
— The Story of the Great War, Volume V (of 12) - Neuve Chapelle, Battle of Ypres, Przemysl, Mazurian Lakes • Francis J. Reynolds, Allen L. Churchill, and Francis Trevelyan



Words linked to "Driving force" :   actuation, propulsion, firewall, impetus, impulse, impulsion



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