[fawrst-draft, -drahft, fohrst-]


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.
proceeding at full speed or intensity: forced-draft production of the medicine.

Nearby words

  1. forced feeding,
  2. forced march,
  3. forced perspective,
  4. forced sale,
  5. forced vital capacity,
  6. forcedly,
  7. forceful,
  8. forcefully,
  9. forcemeat,
  10. forceps

Origin of forced-draft

First recorded in 1860–65 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019