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repulsion

Physics a force tending to separate two objects, such as the force between two like electric charges or magnetic poles

repulsion

[ri′pəl·shən]
(mechanics)
A force which tends to increase the distance between two bodies having like electric charges, or the force between atoms or molecules at very short distances which keeps them apart. Also known as repulsive force.
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At this slight repulse the assailants instantly withdrew, and gradually the place became as still as before the sudden tumult.
Musyoka said the local Kenya Police reserves had been instructed not to use their guns to repulse the armed herders.
A meeting of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cabinet with Chief Minister, Mehmood Khan in the chair Tuesday strongly denounced aerial intrusion by Indian military aircrafts in Muzaffarabad and lauded Pakistan Air Force's in time and deterring response to repulse the intruders and foiling their nefarious objectives.
It comes after six wrecks, including Royal Navy battleships HMS Prince of Wales and HMS Repulse, were feared to have been damaged or destroyed by scavengers.
Security forces responded effectively and repulse physical attack and killed terrorists and many other injured.
He added that Sudan has been targeted for long years , referring to Sudan efforts to repulse the assault .
Impeccably translated, Pedro de Jesus's latest collection will baffle, delight, and repulse.
GRADE-NINE STUDENTS FROM Tusarvik School in Repulse Bay, Nunavut, put their baking talents to good use on March 18.
Lawrence River, including Prince of Orange (sixty guns), Rochester (fifty guns), and Eurus (unknown), while eight more were sent from Louisbourg, including Fame (seventy-four guns), Dorsetshire (seventy), and Achilles (sixty), and the frigates Scarborough (twenty-nine) and Repulse (thirty-two).
"The army fulfilled its duty according to the Taif doctrine and the weapons of resistance are crucial until the army has been properly equipped to repulse the enemy," Jumblatt said.
And in winter, she was sent with the veteran battle cruiser HMS Repulse into the Indian Ocean to discourage Japanese aggression.
He candidly shares his experiences of some key moments of World War II: the Evacuation of Dunkirk, the Battle of Britain, and the sinkings of the capital ships Prince of Wales and Repulse.