Surfers today forecast waves using technology first developed to help with the timing of amphibious assaults.
The five-year forecast I prepared for the city [in 2003] was ignored.
On October 3, the National Retail Federation forecast that sales in November and December would rise 3.9 percent from 2012.
Led by Germany, the economies of northern European countries are forecast to be strong.
Analysts surveyed by Reuters had forecast the index would rise 0.2 percent in July.
Lincoln with a forecast of this had shaped his ends accordingly.
In this he rose above his wonted level, and spoke with a prophet's forecast.
(Fig. 6); and although its stability was not perfect, it was an interesting machine—a forecast of the monoplane of the future.
I must try to explain Socialism as an ideal, as a forecast of the future.
The consequences they forecast follow only from a distorted, and often meaningless, use of the terms employed.
late 14c., "to scheme," from fore- "before" + casten "contrive." Meaning "predict events" first attested late 15c. Related: Forecasted; forecasting.
early 15c., probably from forecast (v.); earliest sense was "forethought, prudence;" meaning "conjectured estimate of a future course" is from 1670s. A Middle English word for weather forecasting was aeromancy.