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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 forge /ˈforʤ, ˈfɔrʤ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 forge /ˈfo(ə)rʤ, ˈfɔ(ə)rʤ/ 不及物動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Forge, v. t. Naut. To impel forward slowly; as, to forge a ship forward.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Forge n.
 1. A place or establishment where iron or other metals are wrought by heating and hammering; especially, a furnace, or a shop with its furnace, etc., where iron is heated and wrought; a smithy.
    In the quick forge and working house of thought.   --Shak.
 2. The works where wrought iron is produced directly from the ore, or where iron is rendered malleable by puddling and shingling; a shingling mill.
 3. The act of beating or working iron or steel; the manufacture of metallic bodies. [Obs.]
    In the greater bodies the forge was easy.   --Bacon.
 American forge, a forge for the direct production of wrought iron, differing from the old Catalan forge mainly in using finely crushed ore and working continuously. --Raymond.
 Catalan forge. Metal. See under Catalan.
 Forge cinder, the dross or slag form a forge or bloomary.
 Forge rolls, Forge train, the train of rolls by which a bloom is converted into puddle bars.
 Forge wagon Mil., a wagon fitted up for transporting a blackmith's forge and tools.
 Portable forge, a light and compact blacksmith's forge, with bellows, etc., that may be moved from place to place.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Forge, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Forged p. pr. & vb. n. Forging ]
 1. To form by heating and hammering; to beat into any particular shape, as a metal.
    Mars's armor forged for proof eterne.   --Shak.
 2. To form or shape out in any way; to produce; to frame; to invent.
    Those names that the schools forged, and put into the mouth of scholars, could never get admittance into common use.   --Locke.
    Do forge a life-long trouble for ourselves.   --Tennyson.
 3. To coin. [Obs.]
 4. To make falsely; to produce, as that which is untrue or not genuine; to fabricate; to counterfeit, as, a signature, or a signed document.
 That paltry story is untrue,
 And forged to cheat such gulls as you.   --Hudibras.
    Forged certificates of his . . . moral character.   --Macaulay.
 Syn: -- To fabricate; counterfeit; feign; falsify.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Forge, v. i.
 1. To commit forgery.
 2. Naut. To move heavily and slowly, as a ship after the sails are furled; to work one's way, as one ship in outsailing another; -- used especially in the phrase to forge ahead.
    And off she [a ship] forged without a shock.   --De Quincey.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: furnace consisting of a special hearth where metal is heated
           before shaping
      2: a workplace where metal is worked by heating and hammering
         [syn: smithy]
      v 1: create by hammering; "hammer the silver into a bowl"; "forge
           a pair of tongues" [syn: hammer]
      2: make a copy of with the intent to deceive; "he faked the
         signature"; "they counterfeited dollar bills"; "She forged
         a Green Card" [syn: fake, counterfeit]
      3: come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or
         priciple) after a mental effort; "excogitate a way to
         measure the speed of light" [syn: invent, contrive, devise,
          excogitate, formulate]
      4: move ahead steadily; "He forged ahead"
      5: move or act with a sudden increase in speed or energy [syn:
         spurt, spirt]
      6: make something, usually for a specific function; "She molded
         the riceballs carefully"; "Form cylinders from the dough";
         "shape a figure"; "Work the metal into a sword" [syn: shape,
          form, work, mold, mould]
      7: make out of components (often in an improvising manner);
         "She fashioned a tent out of a sheet and a few sticks"
         [syn: fashion]