forcing fan

forcing fan

[′fȯrs·iŋ ‚fan]
(mining engineering)
A fan which forces the intake air into mine workings. Also known as blowing fan.
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A weather delay pushed the kickoff back 45 minutes, forcing fans to wait for the unveiling of the "world champions" banner following the franchise's first Super Bowl victory.
Others have gone even further, forcing fans to seal up their devices for the duration of a show.
The Swiss-based firm, who are bringing the case in Germany, said: "Stuart Galbraith duped Ed Sheeran fans by confiscating thousands of genuine tickets at the gate, forcing fans to buy new tickets, and pocketing millions of pounds in duplicate sales.
The GAC accused the Qatari-owned channel of exploiting its dominant position in the run-up to the 2016 European Championships, forcing fans wanting to watch the football tournament to subscribe to other channels, including non-sports ones.
"Forcing fans to sit down at all-seater stadiums doesn't work, so by turning a blind eye to safe standing, she is basically telling them to solve the issue."
MADRID (AFP) - The Spanish government said Friday it had ordered police to investigate why tickets for two upcoming U2 concerts in Madrid sold out almost instantly, forcing fans to pay inflated prices on resale sites.
IRISH criminals are behind a ticket racket forcing fans to pay over the odds for top gigs, an expert has claimed.
Despite the new report claiming about tensions between Mill and Drake, the two rappers have not publicly slammed each other for months, forcing fans to believe that the spat may have cooled down. 
If it goes into extra time, penalties and includes the presentation, it won't finish until after 8.30pm, forcing fans to rush for the last trains at 9pm.
Leeds' angry fans had planned a 17-minute walk-out in protest over Cellino's 'pie tax' after the Italian had increased ticket prices in Elland Road's south stand, forcing fans to spend an extra PS5 on food and drink vouchers which can only be redeemed at their kiosks.
DISY agreed to the transition period but main opposition party AKEL still refused to consent, insisting that forcing fans to register constitutes a human rights violation.