1. Force is a physical action capable of moving a body or modifying its movement. Symbol, F. Units: newton, dyne, poundal.
2. It is the agency or influence that accomplishes work.
3. It is an operator interjection made during a program run that causes the computer to execute a branch instruction; it is usually necessary when a condition responsible for halting a program must be bypassed.
See also, Coercive Force, electrostatic force