forging

noun
forg·​ing | \ ˈfȯr-jiŋ How to pronounce forging (audio) \

Definition of forging

1 : the art or process of forging
2 : a piece of forged work

Examples of forging in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The post office department, as in the past, is lending its active aid toward the forging of this new link toward international good will. W. Irving Glover, Popular Mechanics, 6 May 2021 The threat of covert Israeli strikes on Iran shadowed the original Obama-era talks that led to the forging of the nuclear deal. Washington Post, 14 Apr. 2021 The forging of green technology partnerships in the Middle East between former adversaries is just one example of how innovation can serve as a fabric for strengthening cross-border coordination. World Economic Forum, Forbes, 7 Apr. 2021 Interest in the city has been boosted by last year’s forging of diplomatic relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates. Laura Latham, WSJ, 17 Mar. 2021 Industries that thrived over the years include pig-iron forging, basket weaving, paper, cotton and grist milling, and of course, the B&O Railroad. Mary Carole Mccauley, baltimoresun.com, 21 Feb. 2021 These included medicinal smoke, the forging of weapons and the creation of other useful products. David L. Coddon, San Diego Union-Tribune, 21 Jan. 2021 Diane Rwigara was acquitted of all charges including insurrection and forging of documents in 2018. Stephanie Busari, CNN, 26 Sep. 2020 Diane Rwigara was acquitted of all charges including insurrection and forging of documents in 2018. Stephanie Busari, CNN, 26 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of forging

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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12 May 2021

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“Forging.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/forging. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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