forward direction

forward direction

[¦fȯr·wərd də′rek·shən]
(electronics)
Of a semiconductor diode, the direction of lower resistance to the flow of steady direct current.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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With my background in accounting, extensive community service for the past 30 years and the numerous years of involvement with the village, I have the knowledge to continue to steer the village in a positive forward direction to keep the Village's real estate taxes level, making sure all the quality services of police protection, roads, water and sewer and recreational programs are the best for all our residents.
That the ball shall be played in a forward direction from the kick except those inside the opponents' 13m line.
The developed nations we so admire have done so, progressively over time, due to the foresight of great leaders who captained the ship of state in a forward direction by bettering the lot of their people'.
This is the pressure needed to compress and accelerate the air column in a forward direction in the vocal tract.
"So they needed to show a bit more courage when taking and passing the ball in a forward direction to try to get into dangerous areas.
I wasn't naive enough to think it was a panacea, but in my own small way, I felt I was moving the needle in a forward direction.
Further, the ERC's forward direction on reset processes on the tariff setting of regulated power utilities via performance-based regulation (PBR) is now direly needed; with many utilities already failing on rate adjustments in the past two to three years.
"To turn that round and drive it in a forward direction is the proverbial juggernaut putting the brakes on after it has been going at 65 mile an hour and turning it around quickly.
The upcoming budget will be an important one, as it will be expected to provide the booster to this forward direction. This government has demonstrated that it values technology led governance for transparency and efficiency.
It should be noted that, as shown in Figure 6, the received power for the forward direction is higher than the minimum receiver sensitivity of-95 dBm.

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