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DRIVING FORCE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does driving force mean? 

DRIVING FORCE (noun)
  The noun DRIVING FORCE has 1 sense:

1. the act of applying force to propel something

  Familiarity information: DRIVING FORCE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DRIVING FORCE (noun)


Sense 1driving force [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of applying force to propel something

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

drive; driving force; thrust

Context example:

after reaching the desired velocity the drive is cut off

Hypernyms ("driving force" is a kind of...):

actuation; propulsion (the act of propelling)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "driving force"):

firewall ((colloquial) the application of maximum thrust)

impetus; impulse; impulsion (the act of applying force suddenly)


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