forcing house

forcing house

n
(Agriculture) a place where growth or maturity (as of fruit, animals, etc) is artificially hastened
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forcing house

n
(Agr etc) → Gewächshaus nt
(fig: = school) → Lernfabrik f
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At one time, gardeners had a forcing house or shed specially designed for this type of work.
The rapidly emerging economies of China and India and their growing energy needs in a world with finite and depleting energy reserves have been the forcing house for a new alliance of oil exporting and importing nations in central and eastern Asia.
On Wednesday, those concerns burst into the open as lawmakers rebelled against the initial version of the abortion bill, forcing House leaders to beat a retreat and setting up a new, ongoing challenge for a leadership that's previously worried mostly about its right flank.
Our campaign, Yes to Homes, isn't about forcing house building on communities who don't want them.
Bergsten praised DeLay because of the congressman's success in brutally forcing House Republicans to support free trade legislation.
Such a self-referential approach, however, has again proved a forcing house for structural wizardry, conjured by Arup magus Cecil Balmond.
Only in the theatre, that forcing house of Ego Monstratus, is such conceit welcomed.
Wordsworth used the train as a metaphor of rape, while in Forster's Howard's End Ma rgaret Schlegel luxuriates in the seductive frisson of the Great Western Express as "a forcing house for the idea of sex.
the fad for home improvements is forcing house prices sky-high, says the Warwick-based National Association of Estate Agents.
Hustler magazine publisher Larry Flynt has already struck by forcing House leader Robert Livingston to admit adultery.
HI3G will act as a forcing house for the services, tailored to individuals and situations, which UMTS technology will enable, and will take an active part in the development of the market sectors which will emerge at different stages of the value chain.
But at least Vasconi's inventively remodelled building has some link with Renault's past, while providing a forum and forcing house for the hard sell upon which its corporate future depends.