Last modified on 6 June 2014, at 10:49

forcer

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NounEdit

forcer (plural forcers)

  1. The solid piston of a force pump; the instrument by which water is forced in a pump.
  2. A small hand pump for sinking pits, draining cellars, etc.

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EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *fortiāre, from Late Latin fortia, from Latin fortis (strong). Compare Italian forzare, Spanish forzar, Portuguese and Catalan forçar.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

forcer

  1. to force

ConjugationEdit

  • This verb is part of a group of -er verbs for which ‘c’ is softened to a ‘ç’ before the vowels ‘a’ and ‘o’.

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