composition of forces


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composition of forces

n
(General Physics) the combination, by vector algebra, of two or more forces into a single equivalent force (the resultant)
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If, with a crushed heart and eyes half blinded by the mist of tears, she were to walk with a too-devious step through a door-place, she might crush her buckram sleeves too, and the deep consciousness of this possibility produces a composition of forces by which she takes a line that just clears the door-post.
Senior officers from the rival parties have held a week-long workshop in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, on the ceasefire deal and security arrangements, but could not agree on the size and composition of forces and joint integrated police that should remain or be deployed in the national capital, Juba.
As attacks continue to be waged against terrorist targets, the exact composition of forces will ebb and flow to meet the need.