main force
noun aggressiveness, brute force, compulsion, controlling force, controlling power, dominant strength, duress, effort, energy, forcefulness, full force, intensity, matchless effort, maxim effort, might, potence, potency, power, powerfulness, pressure, puissance, push, sheer force, sheer power, strength, toughness, unrivaled effort, utter force, vigor

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  • main-force — /mayn fawrs , fohrs /, adj. pertaining to regular military units with standard uniforms and equipment. * * * main force «MAYN FRS, FOHRS», adjective. U.S. Military. belonging to the regular army; not guerrilla or paramilitary: »a main force… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • By main force — Main Main (m[=a]n), a. [From {Main} strength, possibly influenced by OF. maine, magne, great, L. magnus. Cf. {Magnate}.] 1. Very or extremely strong. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] That current with main fury ran. Daniel. [1913 Webster] 2. Vast; huge.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • by main force — ► by main force through sheer strength. Main Entry: ↑main …   English terms dictionary

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  • Main — (m[=a]n), a. [From {Main} strength, possibly influenced by OF. maine, magne, great, L. magnus. Cf. {Magnate}.] 1. Very or extremely strong. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] That current with main fury ran. Daniel. [1913 Webster] 2. Vast; huge. [Obs.] The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Main beam — Main Main (m[=a]n), a. [From {Main} strength, possibly influenced by OF. maine, magne, great, L. magnus. Cf. {Magnate}.] 1. Very or extremely strong. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] That current with main fury ran. Daniel. [1913 Webster] 2. Vast; huge.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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