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 forging of a common list of outsiders who can enter the bloc is part of an effort by the European Union to fully reopen internal borders among its 27 member states. Matina Stevis-gridneff,, "EU may bar American travelers as it reopens borders, citing failures on virus," 24 June 2020 The hull required the forging of two slabs of titanium into perfect hemispheres. Ben Taub, The New Yorker, "Thirty-six Thousand Feet," 10 May 2020 From 15 to 20 suppliers are included in the review by the Defense Contract Audit Agency, covering many parts including castings and forgings, Kuntz said. Anthony Capaccio,, "Pratt & Whitney’s $66 Billion F-35 Engine Program Under Review," 8 May 2020 Where conventional forging rearranges steel down to the molecular level, Friction Forging works at the subatomic level. David E. Petzal, Field & Stream, "The Five Best Hunting Knives Ever Made," 23 Sep. 2019 The North Koreans are believed to have supplemented the forging program with other illicit efforts. Wired, "How North Korean Hackers Rob Banks Around the World," 28 Feb. 2020 The remaining business lines, which include aerospace components, forgings, commercial truck wheels and other engineered products, will operate as Howmet Aerospace Inc. Arconic hasn’t said who will be CEO of Howmet. Doug Cameron, WSJ, "Arconic Considers Job Cuts Due to Boeing 737 MAX Production Halt," 27 Jan. 2020 Diane Rwigara was acquitted of all charges including insurrection and forging of documents last year. Bukola Adebayo, CNN, "Rwanda accuses a pastor's daughter of treason and espionage. Her family says the charges are fabricated," 24 Dec. 2019 The building serves as a temple to wine, a forging of tradition and progressivism, and a harmonious balance between nature and human intervention. Laura Jung, Harper's BAZAAR, "72 Hours in Spanish Wine Country," 18 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of forging

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Forging.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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