१. दबाने की क्रिया । चाँप । क्रि॰ प्र॰—डालना ।—में आना या पड़ना ।
२. दबाने का भाव । चाँप ।
३. रोब । क्रि॰ प्र॰—डालना ।—मानना ।—में आना या प़डना ।
The act of compressing, or state of being compressed.
The act of compelling, or the state of being compelled; the act of driving or urging by force or by physical or moral constraint; subjection to force.
The act of constraining, or the state of being constrained; that which compels to, or restrains from, action; compulsion; restraint; necessity.
A falling in of the surface; a sinking below its true place; a cavity or hollow; as, roughness consists in little protuberances and depressions.
A method of operating for cataract; couching. See Couch, v. t., 8.
Dejection; despondency; lowness.
Diminution, as of trade, etc.; inactivity; dullness.
Humiliation; abasement, as of pride.
The act of depressing.
The angular distance of a celestial object below the horizon.
The operation of reducing to a lower degree; -- said of equations.
The state of being depressed; a sinking.
Hardship; constraint; pressure; imprisonment; restraint of liberty.
The state of compulsion or necessity in which a person is influenced, whether by the unlawful restrain of his liberty or by actual or threatened physical violence, to incur a civil liability or to commit an offense.
To subject to duress.
A waterfall; a cascade.
Any action between two bodies which changes, or tends to change, their relative condition as to rest or motion; or, more generally, which changes, or tends to change, any physical relation between them, whether mechanical, thermal, chemical, electrical, magnetic, or of any other kind; as, the force of gravity; cohesive force; centrifugal force.
Power exerted against will or consent; compulsory power; violence; coercion.
Strength or energy of body or mind; active power; vigor; might; often, an unusual degree of strength or energy; capacity of exercising an influence or producing an effect; especially, power to persuade, or convince, or impose obligation; pertinency; validity; special signification; as, the force of an appeal, an argument, a contract, or a term.
Strength or power exercised without law, or contrary to law, upon persons or things; violence.
Strength or power for war; hence, a body of land or naval combatants, with their appurtenances, ready for action; -- an armament; troops; warlike array; -- often in the plural; hence, a body of men prepared for action in other ways; as, the laboring force of a plantation.
To allow the force of; to value; to care for.
To be of force, importance, or weight; to matter.
To compel (an adversary or partner) to trump a trick by leading a suit of which he has none.
To compel, as by strength of evidence; as, to force conviction on the mind.
A dense cluster of flowers, as in clover, daisies, thistles; a capitulum.
A dense, compact mass of leaves, as in a cabbage or a lettuce plant.
A headdress; a covering of the head; as, a laced head; a head of hair.
A headland; a promontory; as, Gay Head.
A rounded mass of foam which rises on a pot of beer or other effervescing liquor.
A separate part, or topic, of a discourse; a theme to be expanded; a subdivision; as, the heads of a sermon.
A variant of -hood.
An ear of wheat, barley, or of one of the other small cereals.
Culminating point or crisis; hence, strength; force; height.
Each one among many; an individual; -- often used in a plural sense; as, a thousand head of cattle.
A force in nature which is recognized in various effects, but especially in the phenomena of fusion and evaporation, and which, as manifested in fire, the sun's rays, mechanical action, chemical combination, etc., becomes directly known to us through the sense of feeling. In its nature heat is a mode if motion, being in general a form of molecular disturbance or vibration. It was formerly supposed to be a subtile, imponderable fluid, to which was given the name caloric.
A single complete operation of heating, as at a forge or in a furnace; as, to make a horseshoe in a certain number of heats.
A violent action unintermitted; a single effort; a single course in a race that consists of two or more courses; as, he won two heats out of three.
Agitation of mind; inflammation or excitement; exasperation.
Animation, as in discourse; ardor; fervency.
Heated; as, the iron though heat red-hot.
High temperature, as distinguished from low temperature, or cold; as, the heat of summer and the cold of winter; heat of the skin or body in fever, etc.
Indication of high temperature; appearance, condition, or color of a body, as indicating its temperature; redness; high color; flush; degree of temperature to which something is heated, as indicated by appearance, condition, or otherwise.