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forward

a. an attacking player in any of various sports, such as soccer, hockey, or basketball
b. (in American football) a lineman

forward

[′fȯr·wərd]
(navigation)
In a direction nearer dead ahead than dead astern.

forward

(messaging)
(verb) To send (a copy of) an electronic mail message that you have received on to one or more other addressees. Most e-mail systems can be configured to do this automatically to all or certain messages, e.g. Unix sendmail looks for a ".forward" file in the recipient's home directory.

A mailing list server (or "mail exploder") is designed to forward messages automatically to lists of people.

Unix manual page: aliases(5).
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For the United States it has traditionally taken the form of forwardly deployed forces ready to respond to a crisis with kinetic power or to engage in combat.
Prior to the draw McLaughlin was quoted as saying: "We just want to be forwardly placed.
Torquil's goal in using the same coercive tactics that all of his older siblings, even Hathaway, use straight forwardly is actually to ensure that Quentin remains "obstinate" (215).
Forwardly placed by Quinonez in the early stages of the 1 1/8 mile race, Plug Me In just kept plugging away, opened up a length advantage into the stretch and won by that margin over Courtly Jazz with 4-5 favorite Raise The Bluff third in 1:51.
The diaper has edges that define diaper margins as well as a front part intended to be located forwardly on the wearer in use.
The wind was travelling in an ideal westerly direction but many of the 28 competitors found themselves going backwards rather than the anticipated forwardly direction they had hoped for.
Ens naturae" can be straight forwardly translated "[a] being of nature," or more gracefully "a natural being," rather than "real being," as the translation has it.
Catholics Joe Cordiano (Toronto) and Dwight Duncan (Windsor) are straight forwardly pro-abortion (it's a woman's choice").