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forced-draft

[fawrst-draft, -drahft, fohrst-] /ˈfɔrstˌdræft, -ˌdrɑft, ˈfoʊrst-/
adjective
1.
using a flow of air or air forced through a pipe or system of pipes by fans or blowers:
a forced-draft central heating system.
2.
proceeding at full speed or intensity:
forced-draft production of the medicine.
Origin of forced-draft
1860-1865
First recorded in 1860-65
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