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forge

1. a place in which metal is worked by heating and hammering; smithy
2. a hearth or furnace used for heating metal
3. a machine used to shape metals by hammering

forge

[fȯrj]
(metallurgy)
To form a metal, usually hot, into desirable shapes by employing compressive forces.
A machine or place in which metal is formed hot, or where iron is produced from its ore.
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But the second chukker was more entertaining as both the teams struck two goals each as the winners forged ahead 3-2.
Grade3Handicap (4yo+) soft, PStouch in midfield, closed led before 2 out, joined runne-up flat, forged ahead ran.
He said both countries had forged ahead with democracy and expansion of public freedoms and the ceding of some powers by their monarchs, which saved them the woes that other countries could have avoided if they had the wisdom to do so.
The teams drew 2-2 in the morning fourballs, but then the USA forged ahead. Phil Mickelson celebrated becoming America's most capped Ryder Cup player with two wins.
The report said that if the Big Six energy companies were to abandon building new renewable energy sources, such as wind power, and forged ahead with new fossil fuel plants in order to bridge the looming energy gap, householders would see rises in bills.
The former captain hit an unbeaten 142 and contributed handsomely to substantial partnerships with Thilan Samaraweera (70) and wicketkeeper batsman Prasanna Jayawardene (43 not out) as Sri Lanka forged ahead of India's first-innings total of 426.
Reading had dominated for a spell of 30 minutes, but Leicester forged ahead in the final minute of the half.
Coventry Saracens held Coventry Athletic until just before the end of the first half, but the home side forged ahead as Lee Kavanagh completed a hat-trick.