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Meaning of forge

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: furnace consisting of a special hearth where metal is
           heated before shaping
      2: a workplace where metal is worked by heating and hammering
         [syn: {forge}, {smithy}]
      v 1: create by hammering; "hammer the silver into a bowl";
           "forge a pair of tongues" [syn: {forge}, {hammer}]
      2: make a copy of with the intent to deceive; "he faked the
         signature"; "they counterfeited dollar bills"; "She forged a
         Green Card" [syn: {forge}, {fake}, {counterfeit}]
      3: come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or
         principle) after a mental effort; "excogitate a way to
         measure the speed of light" [syn: {invent}, {contrive},
         {devise}, {excogitate}, {formulate}, {forge}]
      4: move ahead steadily; "He forged ahead"
      5: move or act with a sudden increase in speed or energy [syn:
         {forge}, {spurt}, {spirt}]
      6: make something, usually for a specific function; "She molded
         the rice balls carefully"; "Form cylinders from the dough";
         "shape a figure"; "Work the metal into a sword" [syn:
         {shape}, {form}, {work}, {mold}, {mould}, {forge}]
      7: make out of components (often in an improvising manner); "She
         fashioned a tent out of a sheet and a few sticks" [syn:
         {fashion}, {forge}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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