internal force


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internal force

[in′tərn·əl ′fōrs]
(mechanics)
A force exerted by one part of a system on another.
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The investigation into the alleged affair is examining any "consequences or otherwise" on internal force matters, a force spokesman said.
But they are ultimately pessimistic about seeing change, in light of the incapacity of any internal force to seize the lead and put forward a solution to resolve this paralysis and save Lebanon and the Lebanese from "collective suicide.
BEIRUT, April 10 (KUNA) -- The Internal Force has napped a leading militiaman, notorious for attacking the army, the squad said in a statement Friday.
The other important internal force splitting the Islamic World is the desire of an uncounted and uncountable number of its inhabitants to become a part of the world after decades and even centuries of political and social isolation.
A formal complaint about the way his case was handled by South Wales Police has since been made and is now the subject of an internal force inquiry.
Is there a sufficiently strong internal force to help bring the various Yemeni war-lords and warring factions together?
It was observed that, for the majority of the components, the most prominent internal force is the axial force, eventually combined with moderate bending moments and shear forces.
Iran's strength is also due to the fact that it has become and internal force in a number of countries.
They have this internal force born from all the success they have had," The Sun quoted Mancini, as saying.