Found 3 items, similar to forge.
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English → English
n 1: furnace consisting of a special hearth where metal is heated
2: a workplace where metal is worked by heating and hammering
v 1: create by hammering; “hammer the silver into a bowl”
a pair of tongues”
2: make a copy of with the intent to deceive; “he faked the
; “they counterfeited dollar bills”
; “She forged
a Green Card”
3: come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or
priciple) after a mental effort; “excogitate a way to
measure the speed of light”
4: move ahead steadily; “He forged ahead”
5: move or act with a sudden increase in speed or energy [syn:
6: make something, usually for a specific function; “She molded
the riceballs carefully”
; “Form cylinders from the dough”
“shape a figure”
; “Work the metal into a sword”
7: make out of components (often in an improvising manner);
“She fashioned a tent out of a sheet and a few sticks”
English → English
, v. i. [See Forge
, v. t., and for sense 2, cf.
1. To commit forgery.
2. (Naut.) To move heavily and slowly, as a ship after the
sails are furled; to work one's way, as one ship in
outsailing another; -- used especially in the phrase to
forge ahead. --Totten.
And off she [a ship] forged without a shock. --De
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Forged
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [F. forger, OF. forgier, fr. L. fabricare,
fabricari, to form, frame, fashion, from fabrica. See
, n., and cf. Fabricate
1. To form by heating and hammering; to beat into any
particular shape, as a metal.
Mars's armor forged for proof eterne. --Shak.
2. To form or shape out in any way; to produce; to frame; to
Those names that the schools forged, and put into
the mouth of scholars, could never get admittance
into common use. --Locke.
Do forge a life-long trouble for ourselves.
3. To coin. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
4. To make falsely; to produce, as that which is untrue or
not genuine; to fabricate; to counterfeit, as, a
signature, or a signed document.
That paltry story is untrue,
And forged to cheat such gulls as you. --Hudibras.
Forged certificates of his . . . moral character.
Syn: To fabricate; counterfeit; feign; falsify.
(f[=o]rj), n. [F. forge, fr. L. fabrica the
workshop of an artisan who works in hard materials, fr. faber
artisan, smith, as adj., skillful, ingenious; cf. Gr. ? soft,
tender. Cf. Fabric
1. A place or establishment where iron or other metals are
wrought by heating and hammering; especially, a furnace,
or a shop with its furnace, etc., where iron is heated and
wrought; a smithy.
In the quick forge and working house of thought.
2. The works where wrought iron is produced directly from the
ore, or where iron is rendered malleable by puddling and
shingling; a shingling mill.
3. The act of beating or working iron or steel; the
manufacture of metallic bodies. [Obs.]
In the greater bodies the forge was easy. --Bacon.
, a forge for the direct production of
wrought iron, differing from the old Catalan forge mainly
in using finely crushed ore and working continuously.
. (Metal.) See under Catalan
, the dross or slag form a forge or bloomary.
, Forge train
, the train of rolls by which a
bloom is converted into puddle bars.
(Mil.), a wagon fitted up for transporting a
blackmith's forge and tools.
, a light and compact blacksmith's forge,
with bellows, etc., that may be moved from place to place.
, v. t. (Naut.)
To impel forward slowly; as, to forge a ship forward.