driving force


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driving force

n
the main factor that causes something to happen
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.driving force - the act of applying force to propel somethingdriving force - the act of applying force to propel something; "after reaching the desired velocity the drive is cut off"
actuation, propulsion - the act of propelling
firewall - (colloquial) the application of maximum thrust; "he moved the throttle to the firewall"
impetus, impulsion, impulse - the act of applying force suddenly; "the impulse knocked him over"
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I think we may say the same of all the habits and aptitudes that we acquire in all of them there has been present throughout some instinctive activity, prompting at first rather inefficient movements, but supplying the driving force while more and more effective methods are being acquired.
The great driving force of the oligarchs is the belief that they are doing right.
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1 / 6 Farsi is considered a driving force behind the transformative changes that resulted in the familiar Jeddah of today.
Although the accepted electrical equivalent to one brake horse power (BHP) of mechanical driving force is 746 watts; the loses that occur converting mains power through all its stages to drive an electric vehicle, one BHP of driving force will have required over 1,000 watts from the grid.
"It is almost universal that whenever there is a driving force for a process, there always is a resistive force," Zhang said.
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With the previous AT, the upshift start interval during acceleration was lengthened in accordance with the vehicle speed to generate larger driving force using the low-speed side gear.
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You make yourself into a driving force that accomplishes what you set out to accomplish.
In this research, we examine the three controls inside-outside wheel braking force and driving force, camber angle, and the derivative steering assistance to determine how angle differences affect cornering performance and controllability.
Contributors from business, information, and computer science look at technology as the driving force behind all the big and small enterprises, innovation as the driving force behind all the new ways to deal with new problems and needs arising in industries and research, and enterprise transformation with acceptance and active growth technology.