force feed

force feed

noun
lubrication under pressure, as from a pump, used especially in internal-combustion engines.

Origin:
1915–20

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force-feed

[fawrs-feed, fohrs-]
verb (used with object), force-fed, force-feeding.
1.
to compel to take food, especially by means of a tube inserted into the throat: They force-fed the prisoners in the hunger strike.
2.
to compel to absorb or assimilate: The recruits were force-fed a military attitude.

Origin:
1905–10

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force-feed
 
vb , -feeds, -feeding, -fed
1.  to force (a person or animal) to eat or swallow food
2.  to force (someone) to receive opinions, propaganda, etc
 
n
3.  a method of lubrication in which a pump forces oil into the bearings of an engine, etc

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