It can move backwards or forwards on its own power, and the men operating it can rotate it this way or that.
The Daily Beast is the omnivorous friend who hears about the best stuff and forwards it to you with a twist.
The avatar records the answers and forwards them to a tablet handled by one of the blue-uniformed officers.
Kierkegaard is right: we are cursed to understand life only backwards while living it forwards.
Their defense is lackadaisical, their forwards frequently inept.
The upper balance, which is the slow one, has been swinging backwards and forwards measuring the long hours of the day.
He stamped backwards and forwards, and twisted his mustaches, and swore.
There the wise bird sits free from danger, swinging backwards and forwards in the breeze.
He kept running backwards and forwards in the strangest manner.
“You would be much more foolish throwing it backwards and forwards and not catching anything,” remarked the laird.
Middle English, from forward + adverbial genitive -s. British English until mid-20c. preserved the distinction between forward and forwards, the latter expressing "a definite direction viewed in contrast with other directions." In American English, however, forward prevails in all senses since Webster (1832) damned forwards as "a corruption."
Pills of amphetamine or its derivatives
[1960s+ Narcotics; probably an allusion to speed in the same sense, with perhaps a by-reference to the fast forward control of a tape player]